A Maloney man will appear before an Arima Magistrate on Tuesday 6th June, 2017, for possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Shaquille Charles, 21, was held during an anti-crime exercise, which took place in the Maloney District from of 12 pm on Saturday 3rd June, 2017 to 12 am on Sunday 4th June, 2017, a police statement said.
Acting on information received, officers of the Maloney Police Station arrested and charged Charles of Building 5, Maloney Gardens, for possession of one black Colt .45 pistol and seven rounds of .45 ammunition.
Over 270 rounds of assorted ammunition and a quantity of cocaine were seized by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force Strike Team during an anti-crime exercise in the Port of Spain district.
The exercise was carried out between 6 am and 11:30 am on Wednesday 26th April, 2017, at the Nelson Street Plannings, Port of Spain.
Anti-crime exercises conducted by officers of the North Eastern Division, have led to three persons being charged, two men being detained and the seizure of three firearms and a quantity of ammunition, a police statement said.
Around 10:50 am on Monday 24th April, 2017, officers of the Rapid Response Unit, intercepted a gold Nissan Almera motorcar, at Croisee, San Juan, with three occupants.
A search of the vehicle yielded one gun and 49 rounds of .9mm ammunition.
A gun and quantities of ammunition and drugs have been found, during anti-crime exercises in the Laventille and Port of Spain areas, a police statement said.
Officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force, along with officers of the Besson Street, CID and Canine Unit, conducted the exercises, between 6 am and 9:45 am, on Friday 21st April, 2017, at Mulrain Trace, Laventille.
A search of several abandoned lots in the area was conducted, resulting in the discovery of one Beretta pistol, along with a quantity of .9mm ammunition.
Police have arrested and charged two men for narcotics, weapon possession and ammunition offences after they ran a stop light.
Around 3 am on Friday 21st April, 2017, whilst on mobile patrol, officers attached to the Penal Police Station under Cpls Andrews and Ramlal, observed a silver Nissan Tiida breaching a traffic light along the S.S Erin Road, Penal.
The officers caused the vehicle to come to a stop and observed the two male occupants behaving suspiciously.
A 14-year-old boy was held with a gun and .9mm ammunition earlier today.
Reports state the boy, a Form Two student of the Curepe Secondary School was held by police around 2:50pm.
Officers of the Sangre Grande Task Force were on patrol along the Valencia by-pass road when they saw a young man walking.
The teen of Antigua Road, Wallerfield, on seeing the police vehicle began running.
Finding the reaction suspicious, the police pursued him.
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.