Home News High-speed chase ends with arrest of known felon
– unlicensed gun, ammo found
An unlicensed firearm with matching ammunition along with a spent shell was unearthed by law enforcement officers following a high-speed chase between them and two men who were in a white Toyota Premio motorcar in the streets of Georgetown on Friday afternoon.
One of the two suspects is a known felon, Police said.
During the high-speed chase, ranks noticed that a gun was thrown from the car in which the men were in at the corners of Smyth and Hadfield Street, Georgetown.
Reports are at about 14:30h, a police patrol unit noticed the known felon in the car acting in a suspicious manner and approached the vehicle. Realising that the police vehicle was approaching, the two suspects tried to escape by driving away.
As a result of this, the ranks in pursuit called for backup and another police patrol vehicle arrived to render assistance and the chase commenced.
The men were eventually cornered and the two live rounds and a spent shell were found inside of the car. The police subsequently picked up the gun which the men had thrown out and found it to be a .32 revolver.
According to the police, the two men are in custody pending charges and are also being questioned in relation to several other offences including armed robberies.