Posted: Friday, October 8, 2021. 9:15 pm CST.
By Aaron Humes: Police have held two young men from Punta Gorda Town who were allegedly caught trying to dump a loaded firearm.
On Thursday night, October 7, at about 6:00 p.m., whilst officers were conducting a mobile patrol in Cattle Landing Village, they observed a black and red Meilun ML100A Motorcycle with two occupants. The officers saw one of the men pulling what appeared to be a firearm from his pants and throwing it to the side of the road.
The motorcycle was intercepted and the individuals identified themselves as Jeremiah Canelo, 23, of Indianville Area, and Devan Paulino, 19, of the Water Supply Area, they were escorted back to the area where the object was seen thrown.
Upon conducting a search, officers retrieved a 9mm pistol containing 15 live rounds of ammunition.
Both men were detained pending continued Police investigations.
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