Five Held in Central Division anti-crime exercise

Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 13:45

Five  persons  were  arrested  and  a  bulletproof  vest,  a  pair  of  camouflage pants,  two  masks  and  a  quantity  of  cocaine  seized  by  officers  of  the Central Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the Chaguanas district yesterday.

The  exercise was  conducted  between 2:30pm and 7:00pm, on Wednesday 5th February 2020, and was  supervised  by  Snr.  Supt.  (Ag.)  Hunte,  Supt.  (Ag.)  Mystar, ASP  Smith,  Insp.  Jordan  and  Sgt.  Stewart. 

According to official police reports, during the exercise, officers proceeded to Maraj Street, Chaguanas, where they  conducted  a  search  of  a  house,  which  resulted  in  the  illegal  items being discovered.

Five  men,  ages  18 to 43 years,  all  of  Maraj  Street,  Chaguanas,  were  arrested  in connection with the finds.

In a separate incident, acting on information, officers proceeded to Nelson Street in Freeport,  where  they  conducted  a  search  of  a  bushy  area. The search resulted in the discovery of one Smith and Wesson revolver and one round of ammunition.

Investigations are ongoing.



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Image caption... The illegal items seized by the CDTF during Wednesday's anti-crime exercise in Chaguanas