Chase village man detained for firearm and ammunition possession

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 16:30

A 46-year-old man has been arrested for possession of firearm and ammunition, during an anti-crime exercise in Chase Village yesterday.

According to police reports, officers of Central Division issued a search warrant at the home of the 46-year-old suspect of Orange Field Road, Chase Village.

Officers searched the ceiling of the man’s home.

One Taurus pistol and one magazine containing 15 rounds of ammunition were found and seized.

The suspect was taken to the Couva Police Station and charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition.

The exercise was coordinated by Senior Supt. Hunte, Supt. Ramesar, ASP Smith, ASP Guevarra and supervised by Sgt (Ag.), Howard, and Sgt Thompson in company with PC Marcus, WPC St John and PC Cuffie and other officers from Special Branch, Central Division Task Force (South), and Couva Criminal Investigations Department.