A gun and a quantity of ammunition and drugs were discovered, during a hotspot patrol in the Ste. Madeleine District, over the weekend, police said.
Around 2:30 pm on Saturday 16th April, 2017, officers went to a restaurant and bar located at Cipero Road, Golconda, where they found a black Glock 17 pistol, fitted with a magazine with 10 rounds of .9mm ammunition and six packets containing a quantity of marijuana, under a tent in front of the bar.
A 17-year-old Cunupia boy has appeared before a Chaguanas Magistrate, charged with possession of a firearm and a quantity of ammunition.
Around 11:30 am on Sunday 9th April, 2017, officers on mobile patrol along Chin Chin Road, Cunupia, observed two boys, ages 17 and 13, acting suspiciously.
Upon searching them, the officers found a Taurus revolver and five rounds of .38mm ammunition in the possession of the 17-year-old, while nothing illegal was found on the younger boy.
Police arrested five persons and seized a quantity of arms, ammunition and narcotics, following an anti-crime exercise in the North Eastern Division, a police statement says.
Between, 3 pm and 8 pm, on Thursday 6th April, 2017, officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force and CID, conducted the exercise in the Sea Lots area.
Several abandoned houses were searched and resulted in the discovery of several packets of compressed marijuana, weighing 8.2 kilogrammes with an estimated street value of $150,000.
Police have detained 14 persons and seized a quantity of drugs, arms and ammunition following an anti-crime exercise in the Northern Division.
Between the hours of 1pm and 11pm on Wednesday 5th April, 2017, officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force and Canine Unit, conducted an exercise at the Heights of Guanapo, Arima.
A search warrant was executed at a mosque in the area for arms and ammunition.
A 37-year-old St James man is now in police custody, after he was found to be in possession of a weapon and a quantity of ammunition and narcotics.
Police say that around 2:15 pm on Sunday 2nd April, 2017, a party of officers on mobile patrol in the St James Police district, responded to a report of two men conducting narcotic sales at Dundonald Hill.
On seeing the officers, the two men ran off.
One of the suspects was apprehended a short distance away, while the second man managed to escape.
A Sangre Grande man has been arrested for possession of a weapon, ammunition and illegal drugs.
Police say a roving road check duty was conducted in the Sangre Grande district between the hours of 12 pm and 5 pm, on Friday 31st March, 2017, under the supervision of Insp (Ag.) Lutchman and including Cpl Harper, PC Sankar and other personnel of the Eastern Division Task Force and CID.
At around 1:30pm, while at Five Acres, Sahadeen Trace, Vega De Oropouche, the party of officers observed Kurt Garcia, 22, acting suspiciously as he walked along the said roadway.
Officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force have seized 22 rounds of .357 ammunition during a mobile patrol along Main Street, Beetham Gardens.
Around 7:15pm on Wednesday 22nd March, 2017, the officers observed a group of men standing in the roadway and upon approaching them, the men ran off.
The officers gave chase. However, the men eluded capture.
A search was conducted where the men were standing and a plastic bottle containing 22 rounds of .357 ammunition was found and seized.
No arrests were made.
Police have seized two shotguns and three rounds of ammunition in Sea Trace, Diego Martin.
According to reports, officers of the Western Division Task Force were conducting enquiries at River Road, Sea Trace, Diego Martin, in an area commonly called the "Pine" around 12:30 am today.
While there, the officers received information that led them to a nearby bamboo patch and found and seized two shot guns and three rounds of 12-gauge cartridges.
No one was arrested.
Investigations are continuing.
Four men have been arrested following a police exercise in South Trinidad yesterday.
The 5 hours exercise which began at 7 am also resulted in the seizure of a Smith and Wesson pistol and four rounds of 9mm ammunition.
According to reports, officers attached to the Mon Repos Police Station, criminal investigations department and rapid response unit conducted several anti-crime exercises in Mon Repos.
During the exercise, four fixed penalty notices were issued, and 13 field interviews were conducted.
Police have arrested a Venezuelan teenager with a Baretta pistol and several rounds of ammunition.
It's one of several arrests made in the last 24 hours for various offences.
The following is a statement from the Police Service on their operations.