Police find gun, ganja while chasing wanted man

Police on Sunday morning retrieved a loaded firearm along with a quantity of marijuana which was allegedly dropped by a man whom they were chasing.
The incident occurred sometime around 01:30h at Victoria Road, Plaisance, East Coast Demerara (ECD).

The gun and cannabis that were found by Police

According to reports, Police on mobile patrol were on Victoria Road, Plaisance, when the male suspect, who is wanted by the Police, was seen with a bulky parcel in his hands.
Upon seeing the Police patrol, the suspect reportedly ran into a yard, and the Police gave chase.
During the pursuit, the suspect allegedly dropped a black object and scaled several fences to evade the cops. The Police subsequently retrieved the object and discovered it was a single shooter 9mm handgun with one matching round of ammunition.
Further checks were made where the gun was found and a quantity of ganja was also found in a ceramic plate on the ground.
The items were taken to the Sparendaam Police Station and the narcotics weighed 12 grams. The suspect remains at large as investigations are ongoing.