Teenager among three arrested for possession of weapon, ammunition

A teenager and two other persons are arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition seized, by officers of the Northern Division, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Piarco district, yesterday.

The exercise was coordinated by ACP (Ag.) McDonald Jacob, spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Michael Daniel and supervised by Sgt. Ishmael Pitt, between 6:00pm and 10:00pm, on Tuesday 26th June, 2018.

During the exercise, officers executed a search warrant at the Oropune Gardens home of a 17-year-old male suspect.

The search resulted in one pistol loaded with a magazine containing 15 rounds of 9mm ammunition being discovered hidden in the ceiling of the house.

The teenager and two other male suspects; a 20-year-old and a 34- year-old, also of Oropune Gardens, Piarco, who were found in the house at the time of the exercise, were arrested in connection with the find.

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