Pistol, ammunition found in Penal apartment

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 arrested after pistol, ammunition found in car

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.

Charlieville man held with pistol and ammunition

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.

Tobago man among two held for possession of arms, ammunition

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.

17-year-old held with pistol, ammunition

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.

Police find 5.56 ammunition in Laventille

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.

Five held transporting ammo, marijuana in Santa Flora

Five men were arrested and quantities of ammunition and marijuana seized, by officers of the Santa Flora Police Station during an anti-crime exercise in the district on Tuesday 9th January, 2018.

The exercise, coordinated by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Neville Adams and supervised by Sgt. Sheldon Ablacksingh, took place around between 6 pm and 10 pm, during which officers intercepted two motor vehicles; a white Nissan Tiida with one male occupant and a silver Toyota Axio with four male occupants, along the SS Erin Road.

Police seize close to 1,500 rounds of ammunition

In the largest arms and ammunition haul for the year thus far, officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force seized four firearms and 1,470 rounds of assorted ammunition, during an anti-crime exercise in Aranguez on Friday.

The exercise was spearheaded by Assistant Commissioner of Police (Ag.) Patsy Joseph, coordinated by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Surrendra Sagramsingh and including Supt. Nazrudeen Pragg, ASP (Ag.) Michael Sooker and Insp. (Ag.) Simeon James.

Police find shotgun, camouflage clothing in Moruga

Police have discovered a shotgun, a cartridge and camouflage clothing during an anti-crime exercise in Moruga over the weekend.

Officers of the Moruga Police Station conducted the exercise between 6 am and 1 pm, on Sunday 31st, December, 2017, during which they proceeded to Edward Trace, Moruga, where they discovered a camp, approximately four miles into a forested area.

A search of the camp resulted in one 12-gauge shotgun, containing one 12-gauge cartridge and the camouflage clothing discovered hidden inside a latrine.

Pistol and magazine seized by police

Officers of the Southern Division Task Force seized a pistol and ammunition during an anti-crime exercise in Cedros yesterday.

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

A pistol and a magazine were discovered by officers of the South Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise, in the Cedros district, yesterday.