Two charged with cocaine, marijuana, gun possession

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 09:00

Two men are due to appear in the Port of Spain Magistrates’ Court, charged with narcotics possession, after being arrested during anti-crime exercises in the Western Division over the weekend.

One pistol and magazine were also found during the exercises, which were conducted by officers of the Western Division Task Force, between 11 am on Saturday 20th May, 2017 and 1 am on Sunday 21st May, 2017.

Otis Sterling, 32, was charged after he was found in possession of 19 grammes of marijuana around 1:15 pm, on Saturday 20th May, 2017, along Dibe Road, St. James, while Kyle Carnavon, 19, was also held around 11:30 pm on that same day, along Bagatelle Road, for possession of 9.5 grammes of cocaine.

Officers also went to Scorpion Road, Carenage, around 12:15 am on Sunday 21st May, 2017, where they searched a bushy area and found a plastic bag containing a Walther P99 pistol and magazine with three rounds of .9mm ammunition.

No arrest was made in connection with that find.