Mother, son held over discovery of gun, marijuana


A man and his 50-year-old mother are now in police custody following the discovery of an unlicensed weapon, live rounds and a quantity of marijuana on Tuesday evening.

Based on reports received, the man was seen by ranks acting in a suspicious manner along Norton Street, Georgetown. As such, a search was conducted on his person which led to the discovery of a .32 Taurus pistol and four matching rounds.

As police took the man back to the home he shared with his mother –a vendor- on Norton Street, another search was conducted and one .38 round along with a small quantity of marijuana was found on the premises.

The two were apprehended and an investigation is ongoing. (Ramona Luthi)



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