Hanover police investigating major gun find

by April 22nd, 2019

The Hanover police seized four firearms and several rounds of ammunition yesterday (April 21, 2019).


Reports are that about 1:10 PM, a team of police carried out an operation at the Santoy cemetery on Church Hill road, Green Island.


The search yielded one Intratec sub-machine gun, one Taurus pistol, one mini Taurus pistol one Smith and Wesson pistol and seventy-six 9 mm rounds of ammunition.


Head of the Hanover police, Superintendent Sharon Beeput, said with several social events scheduled to take place throughout the parish during the holiday period, the operations were part of plans to ensure the safety and security of residents and visitors alike.


Superintendent Beeput said an intense investigation is now underway to find suspected persons in relation to the seizure.