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.
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.