LAW enforcement officials removed one 9mm Sig Sauer pistol with matching rounds after a joint search operation on Tuesday (June 12).
Assisted by ranks of the St. Kitts-Nevis Defence Force, police executed a search warrant on premises in Clay Ghaut. During the search, the weapon and ammunition were found on a resident of said premises. The weapon and the individual were subsequently taken into Police custody.
Police said another person who was present at the time of the search was also taken into custody but was later discharged.Inspector James Stephen, Head of the Nevis Task Force, said the search conducted on Tuesday was in relation to a series of robberies that occurred on the island and the recent homicide.