A joint police/army anti-crime exercise conducted in the San Fernando district yesterday, resulted in the arrest of two men and the seizure of one pistol, a laser light and a quantity of ammunition.
The exercise, coordinated by Snr. Supt (Ag.) Zamsheed Mohammed and including Insp. Don Gajadhar and Sgt. Vishal Parasram, and personnel from the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment, was conducted between 1 pm and 7 pm, on Monday 19th February, 2018, in the Embacadere area.
One man was arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition were seized, by officers of the Sangre Grande CID, during an anti-crime exercise yesterday.
A search warrant was executed at the Guaico, Sangre Grande, home of a 33-year-old welder.
The search resulted in one Taurus pistol along with nine rounds of .40mm ammunition, being discovered n a vehicle, which was parked on the premises.
The man was arrested in connection with the finds.
A revolver and a quantity of ammunition were discovered by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise, in the Laventille district on Friday, police said in a statement.
Officers conducted the exercise between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm, on Friday, during which they received information of a person armed with a gun being observed in a track in the vicinity of Pump Trace, Laventille.
Upon arriving at the location, officers observed a man fitting the description of the individual in the report.
Police have seized an AK-47 weapon, ammunition, and drugs worth half a million dollars in an exercise in Vistabella.
Reports are that during the period 3 am and 8 am today an anti-crime operation coordinated by Senior Supt Mohammed and supervised by ASP Ramdeen in the San Fernando, La Romain and Marabella districts.
A search warrant was executed at 22 Wharton Street, Vistabella.
A pistol and a quantity of ammunition were found hidden in an apartment in Penal by officers of the South Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the district over the weekend.
The exercise, supervised by Sgt. Terrence Victor, was conducted around 7:45 pm, on Saturday 27th January, 2018, during which officers proceeded to an apartment building at Fazal Avenue, Penal.
Upon arrival, the officers observed several persons fleeing from the premises.
Three persons were arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition seized, by officers of San Fernando CID, during an anti-crime exercise in Marabella over the weekend.
PCs Justin Deonath and Artherly Figaro and WPC Annika St. George, were on mobile patrol around 12:30 am on Sunday in San Fernando, when they had cause to stop a silver Nissan AD Wagon with three male occupants, along the Tarouba Link Road, Marabella.
A search of the vehicle resulted in a Glock 19 pistol and 17 rounds of 9mm ammunition being discovered under the driver’s seat.
One man was arrested and a pistol discovered, by officers of the Stolen Vehicles Squad, during an exercise in the Northern Division over the weekend.
Officers were on patrol at Trincity Mall, Trincity, around 4:30pm, on Friday 19th January, 2018, when they observed a brown Nissan Navara bearing a false number plate, being driven by a 35-year-old man of Savannah Heights, Charlieville.
The man was arrested and the vehicle seized.
Two men were arrested and a revolver and one round of ammunition seized during an anti-crime exercise by officers of Point Fortin Police Station over the weekend.
Officers conducted the exercise around 11 am on Saturday, during which they proceeded to Pundit Street, Capde-Ville, where they observed three men seated on the steps of a dilapidated house.
Upon seeing the officers, the men ran off.
However, two of the suspects were subsequently held.
A 17-year-old was arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Northern Division Area Central Task Force during an anti-crime exercise on Friday, a police statement said.
The exercise, conducted between 6 pm and 12 midnight in the Oropune district, was coordinated by Assistant Commissioner of Police (Ag.), McDonald Jacob and spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Michael Daniel.
Acting on information, officers proceeded to Apartment #2, Oropune Circular, Oropune, where a search warrant was executed.
Officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) have discovered 15 rounds of 5.56mm ammunition after they responded to reports of loud explosions in the Laventille area last night.
IATF officers from the Duncan Street Post, were on mobile patrol at St. Paul Street, Laventille, when they responded to a report of loud explosions in the vicinity of Pleasance Terrance, Block 8, around 9:45 pm, on Thursday.