* two other suspects detained
Three males and a motor car were detained by police last evening after an unlicensed firearm and live ammunition were found in possession of one the trio, at East La Penitence.
About 22:00 hrs. ranks of a mobile patrol observed the men in a white Primo motorcar, in the La Penitence area, acting suspiciously. The police ranks decided to stop and search the vehicle and its occupants.
During the search a .40 Smith and Wesson pistol (with fourteen (14) matching rounds) was found in possession of one of the men who has several criminal charges, inclusive of robbery under arms pending before the court.
According to a police statement, he is 28 years old of Prince William Street, Plaisance, East Coast Demerara. The two other occupants are both 38 years and reside in North Ruimveldt and Sophia, respectively.
Investigations are continuing.