Two arrested with illegal gun, stolen car

2015-04-29 14:22

After pursuing a stolen vehicle, the Maitland Flying Sqaud made two arrests on Wednesday 22 April.

Grassy Park police spokesperson Warrant Officer Wynita Kleinsmith says at about 05:45 officers in Southfield noticed a white Citi Golf. “The police then tested the vehicle and it was positively stolen on a Claremont case during April 2015. The members then tried to stop the vehicle with two occupants.”

The suspects sped off in the vehicle, but crashed into a pole on the corners of Hyde Road and the M5. After the arrest, officers recovered an FEG R61 9mm firearm with one magazine and six live rounds, Kleinsmith says

Thirteen more rounds were found on the suspect after searching them. Two suspects aged 26 and 30 were arrested, both are from the Ottery area. A case of illegal possession of a firearm, possession of illegal ammunition and possession of a stolen vehicle has been opened for investigation

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