A Sangre Grande man was arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition seized, by officers of the Sangre Grande CID, during an anti-crime exercise in the district, this morning.
The exercise was conducted around 4:30 am, on Wednesday 7th February, 2018, and included officers of the Sangre Grande Task Force, Mayaro CID, Mayaro Task Force and Manzanilla, Matura and Valencia Police Stations.
Officers, acting on information, proceeded to Damarie Hill, Sangre Grande, where they executed a search warrant at a house in the area.
The search resulted in the Taurus pistol and nine rounds of .40mm ammunition being discovered.
A 32-year-old proprietor of Guaico, Sangre Grande, who was found in the house at the time of the search, was arrested in connection with the finds.