Four Held by SORT for Gang-Related Activities

Date: 
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 13:00

Four  persons  were  arrested  on  suspicion  of  being  involved  in  gang related activities this morning, by  officers  of  the  Special  Operations Response Team (SORT).

According to official police reports, at about 5:30am, SORT officers, with help from the Canine Branch, were conducting an anti-crime exercise conducted in the D’Abadie  district. They were executing several  search  warrants  were executed at different homes for illegal firearms and ammunition.

Police confirm that three male suspects, including an ex-member of the Trinidad and Tobago  Defence  Force  (TTDF),  were  arrested  during  the  exercises and  subsequently  taken  to  the  Maloney  Police  Station  for questioning.

A fourth suspect, who sustained a minor injury to his arm during the exercise, was taken to the Arima district hospital for treatment.

A  quantity  of  TTDF  issued  clothing  was  also  seized  during  the exercise.

Investigations are ongoing.

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Story by NEWS DESK

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