By SANCHESKA BROWN
Tribune Staff Reporter
POLICE SHUT down six nightclubs and bars early yesterday morning for operating in breach of the Business and Liquor License Acts.
According to reports, a team of officers from the Northeastern Division conducted an early morning operation targeting restaurants, bars and night clubs in that area.
As a result they closed Club Waterloo on East Bay Street, a restaurant and bar on Rolle Avenue, Four Horsemen Sporting Bar on Kemp Road, Club Links on Madeira Street and two restaurants and bars also on Madeira Street.
Mobile Patrol officers also conducted an operation this weekend which led to the arrest of 20 persons for outstanding warrants, one person for causing damage, one person for causing harm, one person for housebreaking, three arrests for possession of dangerous drugs and 34 drivers were ticketed for various traffic offences.
Police also removed two firearms off the streets of the capital.
In the first incident, shortly after 9am on Saturday, Southwestern Division Officers, along with other officers acting on intelligence, went to bushes near the Southern Cemetery located off Carmichael Road west, where they uncovered a handgun with a quantity of ammunition.
In the second incident, shortly before 4am on Sunday, mobile division officers acting on intelligence went to Palmetto Avenue and Crooked Island Street, where they found a mini-assault rifle with a quantity of ammunition.
No arrests were made in these incidents, although investigations continue.