One man was arrested and a homemade shotgun and a quantity of ammunition seized, by officers of the St. Mary’s Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the district, yesterday.
Officers were on mobile patrol along Saunders Trace, St. Mary’s on Wednesday, when they had cause to stop and search a white Nissan B-12 motor vehicle with a lone male occupant.
The search resulted in the firearm and a dozen rounds of 12 gauge cartridges being discovered in the vehicle.
The suspect; a 45-year-old of the district was arrested in connection with the finds.
Investigations are ongoing.