The police have detained two men in connection with the recovery of five firearm and several rounds of ammunition in Salt Spring in the parish today.

The police say the weapons were found during a series of joint police-military operations across the community.

Acting-Head of the St James Police Division, Carlos Russell, spoke with Nationwide News.

He says the St James Police are conducting a series of operations in order to address what he says is a gang problem in the parish.

Superintendent Carlos Russell, Acting Head of the St James Police.