A rifle and a quantity of ammunition were discovered by officers of the South Western Division, during an anti-crime exercise in the Siparia today.
According to police reports during the exercise, coordinated by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Neville Adams, a party of officers attached to the South Western Division Task Force (SWDTF), along with the Fyzabad and Penal Criminal Investigations Departments, proceeded to a bushy area off Robert Hill, Siparia, around 7:00 am on September 5th, where a search was carried out.
Five men are arrested and a pistol and quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise, conducted in the Westmoorings district.
According to police reports, on August 27th during the exercise, the officers stopped and searched a blue Nissan B15 motor vehicle, with five male occupants, which was proceeding along the Western Main Road.
The search resulted in one Glock 17 pistol, with a selector and one magazine loaded with 11 rounds of 9mm ammunition being discovered in the vehicle.
Joseph Wood a 36-year-old labourer of Beckles Street, Penal is expected to appear before the Siparia Magistrates' Court today charged with possession of ammunition.
Woods was arrested after a search warrant for arms and ammunition was executed at his home during an anti-crime exercise on August 22nd.
One revolver and a quantity of ammunition are discovered during an anti-crime exercise conducted by officers of the Southern Division, in the Victoria Village district.
The exercise led by Cpl. Barry Bacchus, of the San Fernando Criminal Investigations Department (CID), also included a party of officers attached to the Southern Division Task Force.
Arms, ammunition, marijuana and police operational clothing have been seized during a police exercise in Diego Martin.
According to police reports, on Wednesday, officers of the western division task force searched a house in Riverside Drive, La Puerta where they discovered a Glock 19 pistol, 30 rounds of ammunition and five hundred and twelve grams of marijuana.
A 29-year old man was subsequently detained for the find.
A pistol and a magazine are discovered during an anti-crime exercise conducted by officers of the Central Division, in the Couva district.
The exercise led by Sgt. Sunil Ramdial, of the Couva Criminal Investigations Department (CID), also included a party of officers attached to the Couva Police Station.
According to police reports, officers proceeded to the abandoned Community Centre along Greg Street, Balmain, Williams Street, around 3:45 pm, on August 20th and conducted a search.
A Penal man is expected to appear before a Siparia Magistrate, charged with possession of firearm and ammunition, after he was arrested by officers of the South Western Division Task Force (SWDTF), during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Santa Flora district.
Kevin Ramsaran, 22, a welder, of Katwaroo Branch Trace, Penal, was arrested around 5:20pm, on Saturday 18th August, 2018, after the Mitsubishi Pajero motor vehicle he was driving was stopped and searched by officers during a roadblock exercise, along Field Road, Bennette Village, Santa Flora.
Three Erin men are expected to appear before a Siparia Magistrate today, jointly charged with possession of firearm and ammunition, which occurred on Wednesday 15th August, 2018.
Steven Hosein, 28, a labourer, of Ramdass Settlement, Antonio Singh, 25, a fisherman, of Happy Valley Road, and Roger Rajpaul, 22, a labourer, of Franka Village, were charged with possession of firearm and ammunition, while Hosein was also charged with common assault against a 42-year-old Erin woman, after being arrested by officers of the Erin Police Station, on Wednesday 15th August, 2018.
Three men, jointly charged with possession of a rifle and ammunition, have appeared before a Port of Spain Magistrate, to answer to the charges.
Meshac Farrell, 19, a labourer of Cocorite Terrace, Cocorite; Sherlan Roberts, 20, a painter of Waterhole, Cocorite; and Atiba O’Brien, 24, labourer of Upper Big Yard, Carenage, appeared before Magistrate Rehanna Hosein, in the Port of Spain 4B Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday 14th August, 2018.
A revolver and a quantity of ammunition are discovered during an anti-crime exercise conducted by officers of the Cedros Police Station, in the district.
According to police reports officers proceeded to Icacos Village around 8:30 pm on August 11th, and conducted a search of a bushy area.
The search resulted in officers discovering one Smith and Wesson revolver and two rounds of ammunition in a black plastic bag hidden under a sheet of rusted galvanise.
Investigations are continuing.