Eight AR 15 high powered rifles were discovered during an anti-crime exercise in the Four Roads district by officers of the Western Division on Thursday.
The exercise supervised by Snr Supt Aguilal, Supt Thompson and ASP Henry was executed by Sgts Forde-Jack and Brisbane and included officers of the Western Division Task Force (WDTF), Western Division Criminal Investigations Department (WD/CID), Special Branch, WD Crime Scene Unit and Canine Branch.
Guardian Media understands that the officers acted on intelligence received and went to a forested area off Union Road, Four Roads, Diego Martin where they carried out an extensive search and found the weapons.
Any one with information on the person or people responsible for stashing the high powered weapons are asked to contact 800 TIPS, 999, 555 or 482 GARY.
Story by RHONDOR DOWLAT-ROSTANT
Image by SAMPSON NANTON