Guns, ammo found in barrel: GPF issues wanted bulletin for Atlanta, Georgia-based shipper
As the investigation intensifies into the discovery of the large cache of firearms and ammunition in a barrel at the GNIC Wharf on Friday, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) has issued a wanted bulletin for the shipper.
Wanted is 56-year-old Andrew Marcus Llewelyn Fraser of Lot 1582 Larkspur Trail Conyers, Atlanta, Georgia. The United States-based resident is wanted for Trafficking in Firearms & Ammunition, Contrary to Section 17A of the Firearm Act Chapter 16:05, as amended by the Firearm Act No 2 of 2014.
Fraser was the name and address listed as the sender of the barrel which was addressed to a Guyhoc Park, Georgetown resident who was arrested and remains in custody following the discovery.
The guns that were found in the barrel include one G2 Taurus 9mm pistol without serial number; one G3 Taurus 9mm pistol with serial number ADH 549002; one Glock 23 pistol with serial number BVLC 388; one Glock 40 with serial number BELW 511; one Roebuck Quad lock 9mm pistol without serial number; one Glock 19 with serial number CBFX 596; one G3 Taurus pistol with serial number ADH 547678; one Luger 9mm pistol without serial number and one RF-15 Rifle with serial number 23065794.
In addition, 19 magazines, 17 of which are for handguns and two for the RF-15 Rifle were found. Further, a total of 4050 rounds of 9mm ammunition along with 1100 rounds of .40 ammunition and 450 rounds of .223 ammunition were discovered.
The weapons and ammunition were found among a quantity of clothing and food stuff. At the time of the discovery, the receiver, a driver/salesman employed with a local company, was at the wharf to uplift the barrel.
Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum on Sunday confirmed that the Guyhoc Park resident remains in custody pending further investigations.
Meanwhile, the GPF is urging anyone with information about the whereabouts of Fraser to contact them on telephone numbers 592-229-3564, 592-229-2957, 225-6978 or the nearest Police Station.