Couva man arrested with cocaine, firearm

Date: 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 13:00

A Couva man was arrested and a firearm seized, by officers of the Central Division, during an anti-crime exercise in the Couva district yesterday, police said in a statement.

A quantity of cocaine and ammunition were also seized during the exercise which was conducted around 2:45 pm on Monday 6th November, 2017, in California, Couva.

Officers executed a search warrant at the Steven Street, Couva, home of a 38-year-old man, who was found to be in possession of a Glock pistol, loaded with a magazine containing 15 rounds of 9mm ammunition.

A quantity of cocaine, weighing 45 grammes, was also found in the suspect’s pants pocket.

The man was arrested in connection with the find.

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