Two charged with gun possession in Vistabella

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 14:00

Two Vistabella men are expected to appear before a Port-of-Spain Magistrate, charged with possession of firearms and ammunition, following an anti-crime exercise in the Southern Division.

Officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force, acting on information received, conducted the exercise on Monday 24th April, 2017, at Olera Heights Drive, Vistabella.

There, they searched a Hyundai Accent vehicle and arrested and charged the driver, Nazir Mohammed, 32, of Jarvis Street, Vistabella, for being in possession of one Maverick shotgun.

Meanwhile, Ricardo Cambridge, 32, of Lambie Street, Vistabella, who was standing near the same vehicle, was charged with possession of one Glock 17 Pistol, with one magazine containing six rounds .9mm ammunition and four .12 gauge cartridges.