Three modified Flare Guns, one 9mm Beretta Pistol, two Imitation Shot Guns, and several rounds of ammunition are among some of items seized during an early morning police raid in the Grays Farm area on Friday.
Acting on intelligence, members of the Rapid Response (RRU), the Special Services Unit (SSU), CID and K-9 Unit executed a Search Warrant on the property of Darren Roberts, Aka “Danger” of Buckley’s Street Green Bay and found the items. In addition to those mentioned prior, a Police Bulletproof Vest, several rounds of 12 gauge cartridges, several 9mm and .22 rounds of ammunition, eight Cannabis plants and a portion of cured cannabis were found.
The items were seized and taken to the police station. Both Roberts and his girlfriend 30yr-old Tamara Blackstock are in police custody assisting them with their investigations.
According to a release from Stratcom, two separate Search Warrants were executed on the properties of both Dorian Marshall and Jason Millet of Donavans. A quantity of Cannabis was found on the property of Millet, however nothing illegal was found with Marshall. Both Marshall and Millet were taken into custody for questioning in connection with several ongoing investigations of Aggravated Robberies, Shootings, Kidnappings, and a number of other serious offences.
Meantime, a Stop & Search exercise has resulted in two vehicles being impounded for unlicensed purposes. Officers attached to Liberta Police Station carried out a Stop & Search exercise in Liberta, which also saw 24 traffic tickets were issued for varying traffic violations. According to the release , well over 50 vehicles were searched, some of which the drivers were asked to remove excessively dark tints.
Lawmen are assuring the general public that these types of crime fighting measures will continue, and in some cases be heightened throughout the entire carnival season and beyond. In addition, residents, visitors and owners and operators of businesses are urged to become more vigilant during the carnival season. ”
Extra efforts should be made to properly secure homes and properties at all times. Motorists are also urged to properly secure their vehicles and to park them in areas that are properly lit. Members of the public are asked to report all suspicious activities to the police without delay,” it further noted.
The Police Administration wished all a safe and enjoyable 60th Carnival celebrations.