Police arrested a man on Saturday following the discovery of an unlicensed gun and matching ammunition at Number 58 Village Backdam, Corentyne.
In a press statement issued yesterday police reported that ranks on patrol in the area searched a camp at about 12pm that day. An unlicensed 16-gauge shotgun and three matching cartridges were found.
The man, police said, has remained in custody assisting with the investigations.
Meanwhile, members of the Joint Services yesterday searched a camp in the backdam at Maida, Corentyne, Berbice, where an unlicensed 12-gauge shotgun was found.
Investigations are in progress.