Man arrested in firearm, ammunition seizure

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August 25, 2016

A man was charged on Tuesday when the St James police seized one Sig Sauer pistol and a magazine containing three 9mm cartridges during a joint police-military patrol in the Spot Valley community in the parish.

Charged is 21-year-old Trevor Thorpe of Spot Valley, St James.

Reports from the Barrett Town police are that about 9 p.m., the team was on patrol when they observed Thorpe acting in a suspicious manner. On the approach of the police, it is said that he pulled the firearm from his waistband and dropped it on the ground. The firearm was retrieved and he was arrested and charged.

Investigations continue.

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