Three men arrested during Northern Division Anti-Crime Exercises

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:15

An Anti-Crime  Exercise  conducted yesterday in  the  Northern  Division has resulted in  three  persons  being arrested, and the seizure of one round of 12-gauge cartridge, camouflage clothing  and an  army jacket and trousers.

An official statement from the TTPS explains that during the exercise, officers executed a search warrant at a house in  Hilltop Drive,  Maturita Extension,  Arima,  where the items were found and seized, and the two male occupants of the house at the time  of  the  search  were  arrested. 

At  La  Retreat  Road,  Arima,  the third man was  arrested when officers executed a warrant. He was arrested  on  enquiries  relative  to  a  robbery that he  confessed  to committing in September 2019.

Investigations are ongoing.

The exercise—which was conducted in the Arima District on Tuesday 21 January—was  supervised  by  Inspector  Birch,  Sgts Robinson-Mottley  and  Mascall,  and included a  party  of  officers  from  Arima Criminal  Investigations  Department  (CID),  Northern Division Task Force (NDTF) Area East, Northern Division Crime Suppression Unit and Municipal Police.



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