11 arrested as police seize guns, ammunition, police and army gear, and stolen vehicles

Police have arrested 11 persons and seized a quantity of narcotics, ammunition, 2 guns, police and army gear, as well as stolen cars in an early morning raid. 

According to police reports, members of the Special Operations Response Team (SORT) executed search warrants at two houses at Pleasantville, San Fernando, around 1:30 am today.

 A quantity of marijuana, a loaded pistol, a loaded submachine gun, three army camouflage uniforms, four walkie-talkies, a pair of handcuffs and a police operational shirt with police insignia were seized from a house.

 Nine men were arrested in connection with this find.

 Officers also raided another house and found a large quantity of marijuana packets and a Glock pistol. 

A man and a woman were arrested, following this discovery. 

Two vehicles bearing false number plates were also seized from the roadway and taken to the San Fernando CID.

 Enquiries are continuing with respect to several outstanding reports of major crimes in relation to the arrested suspects. 

Officers from the San Fernando Task Force, CID and K9 Unit also assisted. 

Both scenes were processed and photographed by the CSIs. 

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