16 assault rifles among millions worth in guns and drugs found at Customs Central Bond and

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16 High-Powered Rifles, 5 Pistols, Several Thousand Rounds of Ammunition, and $2.6M Worth of Marijuana were Seized in Central Bond.

Between 2:30pm and 8:15pm on, Friday 14th October 2022, officers of the Central Division, in collaboration with officers of the Customs and Excise Division, acting on intelligence information, conducted searches at a bond in the Central Division.

During the search, the officers found and seized the following:

• Four high-powered rifles

• Four pistols

• Two pistol magazines

• 17 rifle magazines

• 40 boxes of 7.62 ammunition

• Several component firearm parts, and

• Seven cans containing a quantity of marijuana weighing 3.7kg were also found amongst grocery items, hidden in a barrel.

During the search for a second barrel, the officers also found and seized the following:

• One pistol

• Twelve high-powered rifles

• Five rifle magazines, and

• Six cans containing a quantity of marijuana weighing 5.2 kg were found among grocery items.

During the exercise, the team seized 16 high-powered rifles, five pistols, 22 rifle magazines, two pistol magazines and several thousand rounds of 7.62 ammunition.

When weighed, the marijuana seized amounted to 8.9 kilograms, with an estimated street value of $2,670,000.

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