Three Morvant men have been detained by police for possession of a pistol and a quantity of ammunition.
According to police reports during an anti-crime exercise in the Caura district, police stopped an searched a vehicle where they found one silver and black Tangfolio pistol loaded with a magazine containing three rounds of 9mm ammunition.
Three male suspects; a 26-year-old, a 24-year-old and a 29-year old, were arrested in connection with the find.
A Trincity man is expected to appear before an Arima Magistrate on Monday 18th June, 2018, charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Jamal Walcott, aka ‘Hot Dog’, a 23-year-old of West Dinsley Gardens, Trincity, was arrested by officers of the Northern Division Task Force Area Central, during an anti-crime exercise in the Arouca district on Tuesday 13th June, 2018.
The exercise took place between 12:00pm and 6:00pm, and was supervised by ASP (Ag.) Mervin Edwards and Sgt. Ishmael Pitt.
A South Oropouche man is fined $18,000 after pleading guilty on a charge of possession of a firearm and ammunition.
David Ramsey, 24, a Health and Safety Officer, of Warden Road, South Oropouche, appeared before Magistrate Margaret Alert in the Siparia 1st Magistrates’ Court, on Monday 11th June, 2018.
Ramsey was fined $12,000 for the possession of a firearm and $6,000 for possession of ammunition.
A Laventille man is sentenced to 12 months’ hard labour, after pleading guilty to possession of a firearm and a quantity of ammunition, when he appeared before a Port of Spain Magistrate.
Camron Beckles aka ‘Splatter’, 36, of La Pena Extension, Laventille, was sentenced by Magistrate Rehanna Hosein in the Port of Spain 4B Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday 6th June, 2018.
Beckles was arrested by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) Fort Chacon Base, after a search warrant was executed at his home, during an anti-crime exercise yesterday.
Yuri Mckenzie, 28, of Balandra is expected to appear before a Sangre Grande Magistrate today charged with several violent offences including eight counts of shooting with intent
Mr Mckenzie, a fisherman, of Rampanalgas Village, Balandra, also faces charges of malicious damage, possession of a firearm and ammunition, possession of firearm and ammunition to endanger life, as well as three counts of wounding with intent.
He was arrested during a joint exercise between officers of the Toco and Sangre Grande Police Stations, on Wednesday 30th May 2018.
One pistol, a quantity of ammunition and marijuana were discovered by officers of the Northern Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the Tunapuna district, over the weekend.
According to police reports acting on information, officers conducted a search in a bushy area along Sesame Street, Tunapuna, around 2:00 pm on Saturday.
Six persons, including a family of four, are expected to appear before a Sangre Grande Magistrate tomorrow, charged with two counts of possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Michelle Campo, 46; Kendell Campo, 22; Nakilia Campo, 18; Aisha Phill, 20; Jason Richards, 30; along with a 17-year-old minor, all of Valencia, were arrested after officers of the Valencia Criminal Investigations Department (CID), executed a search warrant at their home on Wednesday 23rd May, 2018, during an anti-crime exercise.
One shotgun and a quantity of ammunition were discovered by officers of the Central Division Task Force (CDTF), during an anti-crime exercise in the Chaguanas district.
Acting on information, officers of the CDTF, proceeded to a house along Mulchan Seuchan Road, Chaguanas, where a search was conducted and one homemade shotgun loaded with one round of twelve gauge ammunition was found wrapped in a black plastic bag, in the vicinity of what is commonly referred, as the ‘abandoned twin towers’ near the Endeavour flyover.
A Peytonville man is currently in police custody for possession of a firearm, a quantity of ammunition and marijuana, after being arrested during an anti-crime exercise in the Carapo and Peytonville districts.
The 23-year-old, of Wall Street, Peytonville, was arrested around 5:32 pm, on Thursday 17th May, 2018, by officers of the La Horquetta Crime Patrol Unit, after a search warrant was executed at his home.
During the search, officers discovered one Smith and Wesson pistol and 14 rounds of 9mm ammunition hidden in an old stove in the house.
A 19-year-old university student is expected to appear before a San Fernando Magistrate today, charged with possession of ammunition.
Ronaldo Wilkes, an engineering student at the Automated Technology College, San Fernando, was arrested by officers of the Traffic and Highway Patrol Branch (THPB), during an anti-crime exercise, in the San Fernando district yesterday.
The exercise, led by Insp. (Ag.) Sampooran Kissoonlal, took place between 5 am and 9 am on Wednesday 16th May, 2018.