Malcolm Williams, 38, of Chaguanas, has been sentenced to one-year hard labour for possession of two firearms after appearing before the Mayaro Magistrates’ Court, earlier today.
Williams pleaded guilty to the offence of possession of firearms and not guilty to possession of ammunition when he stood before Magistrate Alicia Chankar on December 10th.
The ammunition possession charges were laid after a search warrant was executed at his home on December 9th by officers of the Mayaro Criminal Investigations Department (CID).
One man has been arrested and charged for possession of ammunition and a prohibited weapon, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Debe district yesterday.
During the exercise, officers of the Barrackpore Criminal Investigations Department, executed a search warrant at the home of a suspect at Transfer Village, Debe on Wednesday.
The search resulted in officers discovering one AK-47 magazine loaded with 25 rounds of 5.56mm ammunition, hidden in the house.
Over 90 rounds of 9mm ammunition were found and seized by Tobago police on Monday night.
According to police reports, the illegal ammunition was discovered at Mt. Pleasant around 10 pm following a tip-off.
Guardian Media understands that the Tobago Divisional Task Force led by PC Moses was on patrol when officers received intelligence informing them of where the ammunition was being hidden.
They went to an abandoned lot at Robert Trace Extension and searched the area.
A 29-year-old man from Nohar Road, Tableland, was arrested by officers of the St. Mary’s Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise in Moruga last night.
According to police reports, officers were on mobile patrol along Saunders Trace, St. Mary’s Village, Moruga, around 11:00 pm on November 25th, when they had cause to stop and search a makeshift camp with a lone male occupant.
The search resulted in officers finding a homemade shotgun with three rounds of 12 gauge cartridges.
The suspect was arrested in connection with the finds.
A Cunupia businessman who has been charged in connection with the seizure of large quantities of drug and weapons during an anti-crime operation, appeared before a Chaguanas Magistrate today.
Jerome Olliverre, 28, a businessman of Macaya Trace, Monroe Road, Cunupia, was charged with two counts of possession of dangerous drugs for the purpose of trafficking, one count of possession of firearms and one count of possession of ammunition, when he appeared before Chaguanas Magistrate Brian Debideen.
A Wallerfield man was arrested and a pistol and quantity of ammunition seized, by officers of the Northern Division, during an anti-crime exercise, conducted in Cumuto last night.
According to police reports, during the exercise, officers had cause to stop and search a black Nissan AD wagon with one male occupant.
The search resulted in one black and silver Smith and Wesson pistol loaded with a magazine containing 13 rounds of .40mm ammunition, being discovered hidden under the driver’s seat.
A 29-year-old Santa Cruz man was arrested by officers of the Eastern Division Task Force after a pistol and a quantity of ammunition was found in his possession.
According to police reports, officers were conducting an anti-crime exercise in the district.
Police had cause to stop and search the suspect who was walking along the roadway at Dookhan Hill, La Canoa Road, Lower Santa Cruz.
This search revealed one loaded Glock pistol and 17 rounds of 9mm ammunition.
He was taken into police custody.
A rifle and a quantity of ammunition were discovered by officers of the South Western Division, during an anti-crime exercise in the Siparia today.
According to police reports during the exercise, coordinated by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Neville Adams, a party of officers attached to the South Western Division Task Force (SWDTF), along with the Fyzabad and Penal Criminal Investigations Departments, proceeded to a bushy area off Robert Hill, Siparia, around 7:00 am on September 5th, where a search was carried out.
Five men are arrested and a pistol and quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise, conducted in the Westmoorings district.
According to police reports, on August 27th during the exercise, the officers stopped and searched a blue Nissan B15 motor vehicle, with five male occupants, which was proceeding along the Western Main Road.
The search resulted in one Glock 17 pistol, with a selector and one magazine loaded with 11 rounds of 9mm ammunition being discovered in the vehicle.
Joseph Wood a 36-year-old labourer of Beckles Street, Penal is expected to appear before the Siparia Magistrates' Court today charged with possession of ammunition.
Woods was arrested after a search warrant for arms and ammunition was executed at his home during an anti-crime exercise on August 22nd.