Police have arrested a man following the seizure of drugs and guns in Morne Diablo during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the south-western police division on Saturday.
According to police, officers, while patrolling in the vicinity of the Morne Diablo Beach, stopped a vehicle proceeding out of the area.
Police say the vehicle stopped and the driver exited and began to run away.
Officers apprehended the suspect and upon checking the vehicle found six shotguns, 17 kilogrammes of marijuana and some liquid described as “bush rum.”
Two Venezuelan nationals who were in another vehicle driving out of the beach road were also arrested.
Police said that on checking further on the beach the officers found and took in custody 35 illegal immigrants, 4 adult males and 31 women and children ages ranging from 2 months to 54 years.
Investigations are ongoing.