Man detained for gun and ammo possession

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 15:45

A 32-year-old man was arrested for possession of a firearm and ammunition, during an anti-crime exercise in Laventille yesterday.

According to police reports, officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force were proceeding along Rudolph Charles Link Road Laventille, on 11th November, when they had cause to stop and search the suspect.

The search was conducted and one black and silver pistol fitted with a magazine containing seven (7) rounds of 9mm ammunition was found tucked in the left side of the suspect’s pants waist.

The man was arrested and taken to the Besson Street Police Station to await charges.

Investigations are ongoing.