The discovery of an illegal weapon has landed three men in police custody on Friday.Police have informed that during a routine stop and search in the Conaree area Friday afternoon, police discovered an illegal Beretta .22 handgun with two rounds of ammunition in a vehicle. WINN FM understands the car was traveling from the direction of Keys.

The three occupants of the vehicle- a male from Saddlers village and two males from Lodge Village were arrested. Police are investigating the matter.Deputy Commissioner of Police Hilroy Brandy commended the officers for getting another gun off the streets.