Three men are expected to appear in court today charged with possession of guns and ammunition.
The following is a press release by the TTPS:
Police discovered a Baretta Pistol and three rounds of ammunition during an anti-crime exercise in Penal by the Southern Division task force.
The following is a press release from the TTPS:
A pistol and a quantity of ammunition were discovered by officers of the South Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the Penal district, over the weekend.
Police seized a silver and black revolver and two rounds of .38mm ammunition.
Officers during an anti-crime exercise in Point Fortin discovered the gun and ammunition hidden in a metal pipe.
Police said they were tipped off and went to Dam Bank Road, Egypt Village, Point Fortin, around 1:00 pm and found the loaded gun in a bushy area.
No one was arrested.
A pistol and a quantity of ammunition were discovered by officers of the Valencia Police Station, during anti-crime exercises in the area yesterday.
The exercises were conducted between 8:45am and 2:20pm, on Tuesday 10th October, 2017, under the supervision of Sgt. Chris Edwards, and included officers of the Eastern Division Task Force, Valencia CID and Crime Patrol Unit.
Over 650 rounds of ammunition and a quantity of marijuana were discovered by officers of the Couva Police Station, during an anticrime exercise in the Couva district yesterday.
Officers conducted the exercise, which was coordinated by Supt (Ag.) Andy Belfon, ASP (Ag.) Michael Pierre, supervised by Sgt. Ken Ali, and included officers of the Couva CID, between 2:00pm and 9:30pm, on Thursday 5th October, 2017.
A pistol and a quantity of ammunition were seized by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in Laventille, on Monday morning.
Officers were on mobile patrol around 11:30 am on Monday 18th September, 2017, in Block 8, Laventille, when they observed a man acting suspiciously.
Upon seeing the officers, the man ran off.
Officers gave chase, but the man managed to elude capture. A search of the area, resulted in the discovery of a black plastic bag, containing one Glock pistol and a magazine with 17 rounds of 9mm ammunition.
Barbados police have seized a significant cache of guns and ammunition that arrived by sea from Trinidad, hidden among vehicle parts.
A total of 16 firearms and 593 rounds of assorted ammunition were found in four separate operations.
Police say that over 400 rounds of ammunition and six firearms were seized at the Bridgetown Port as a result of an intelligence-led operation involving Customs Enforcement Officers and Members of the Anti-Gun Unit.
Police have detained several people for questioning.
A pistol, one round of ammunition and a quantity of marijuana were found by officers of the Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the Maraval district this morning, a police statement said.
Officers conducted the exercise between 11 pm and 3 am, on Monday 11th September, 2017, during which they proceeded to Morne Coco Road, Maraval, and conducted a search in some bushes along a river bank, in the vicinity of the Maraval Community Centre.
A Beretta pistol and a quantity of ammunition were seized by officers of the Central Division Operation Unit, during an anti-crime exercise, in the Enterprise, Chaguanas yesterday.
A police statement said that officers conducted the exercise between 2 pm and 8 pm on Sunday 10th September, 2017, during which they observed a man standing in a basketball court, along Postman Drive, Enterprise, with an object resembling a firearm in his possession.
Upon seeing the officers, the man dropped the object and ran off.
A Couva couple is expected to appear in court today for possessing a firearm, ammunition, and drugs. The following is a media statement by the TTPS:
A Couva couple is expected to appear before a Couva Magistrate today, charged with possession of firearm, ammunition and possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.