According to reports. officers of the Western Division Task Force under the supervision of Senior Superintendent Ramdhanie acted on information they received around 6am today, when they proceeded to a river bank on Davidson Drive, La Puerta.
The officers found a Russian-made assault rifle containing five rounds of ammunition along with 500 grams of marijuana.
No one arrested and inquiries are continuing.
In an unrelated incident, police have also arrested two from Bagatelle, Diego Martin, for possession of marijuana.
The men were arrested on Bagatelle Road.
Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar has granted bail in the sum of $750,000 to 39-year-old Stephen Douglas (photo above), one of the two former soldiers held with arms and ammunition last week.
However, the second accused, 36-year-old Devon Edwards has been remanded into custody as his is facing a charge of attempted murder.
The two men made a second appearance in court today, after their arrest last week Wednesday.
One firearm, ammunition, and drugs have been seized during a police exercise.
On Monday, officers of the western division task force executed a search warrant at a house located at Riverside Drive, La Puerta Avenue, Diego Martin where a quantity of packets each containing marijuana was found and seized, one person was arrested.
Police have arrested a Cocorite man who is also a footballer in the TT Pro League after they allegedly found a loaded firearm and a quantity of marijuana on him.
Reports indicate that police went to Upper Powder Magazine, Cocorite around 1.20 Tuesday morning and carried out a search at the footballer's home.
Police say they found a 9mm pistol loaded with ten rounds of ammunition, hidden in the stove of the kitchen.
Police have seized 1700 rounds of ammunition as well as weapons, in several operations on Monday.
Police also arrested an 18-year-old man and 17-year-old woman for sexual offences.
The following is a statement from the Police Service:
"Southern Division - firearm, ammunition, narcotics seized
Around 7:00pm on Monday 15th August 2016, PC Sookram, PC Crawford along with a party of officers attached to the Southern Division Rapid Response Unit acted upon information received and proceeded to an abandoned lot along St.
Police have seized a firearm and several rounds of ammunition in an anti-crime exercise.
The Police Service issued the following statement today:
"Port of Spain Division – firearm, ammunition seized
Between the hours of 5:00am to 11:00am on Friday 12th August 2016, CplMarajh along with a party of officers attached to the Inter-Agency Task Force Strike Team and Duncan Street Police Post acted upon information received and proceeded to a bushy area in Commonwealth Drive, Nelson Street, Freeport where they conducted a search.
Princes Town MP Barry Padarath has congratulated the police for their seizure of 6,800 bullets and five high-powered firearms in Piparo on Saturday.
The following is a statement issued by Padarath's office today.
"Princes Town MP, Barry Padarath congratulated the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service for their hard work and diligence in the seizure of 6,800 rounds of ammunition in Piparo, Princes Town.
Police have seized several guns as well as ammunition in several operations over the last few days.
A statement by the Police Service outlines its recent actions.
"Western Division – firearm, ammunition seized
Around 8:00pm on Wednesday 3rd August 2016, Inspector Hospedales along with a party of officers attached to the Western Division Criminal Investigations Department and Task Force executed a search warrant at a residence at Chaconia Cresent, Four Roads, Diego Martin where they conducted a search.