Arima man arrested for possession of gun and ammunition

An Arima man was arrested yesterday after a quantity of ammunition and a pistol was found in the vehicle he was driving.

Police officers attached to the Arima CID noticed a Toyota Axio break a red light along the Demerara Road, Wallerfield.

The officers intercepted the vehicle and recovered a black Glock pistol, loaded with a magazine containing four rounds of 9mm ammunition.

The suspect is expected to be charged with dangerous driving, driving without a seatbelt, breach of a traffic light and disorderly behaviour.


Pistol, ammunition found hidden at Caroni recreational ground

A pistol and a quantity of ammunition were discovered by officers of the Central Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the Caroni district on Sunday, police said in a news release.

The exercise, conducted under the supervision of Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Inraj Balram and ASP (Ag.) Richard Smith, was conducted around 1:30 am, during which officers proceeded to Harris Street, Caroni, in the vicinity of the recreation ground.

Pistol, ammunition found hidden under barrel in St Joseph

One pistol and a quantity of ammunition were found by officers of the St. Joseph CID and Northern Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the district, yesterday.

Officers conducted the exercise around 11:00 am on Thursday, during which they went to London Street, St. Joseph, where they conducted a search of an empty lot of land.

The search resulted in one black plastic bag containing one grey and black Jiminez pistol, loaded with one magazine containing five rounds of 9mm ammunition, being discovered hidden under a discarded barrel.

Two arrested for possession of pistols, ammunition

A joint police/army anti-crime exercise conducted in the San Fernando district yesterday, resulted in the arrest of two men and the seizure of one pistol, a laser light and a quantity of ammunition.

The exercise, coordinated by Snr. Supt (Ag.) Zamsheed Mohammed and including Insp. Don Gajadhar and Sgt. Vishal Parasram, and personnel from the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment, was conducted between 1 pm and 7 pm, on Monday 19th February, 2018, in the Embacadere area.

Welder arrested after gun and ammunition found in vehicle

One man was arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition were seized, by officers of the Sangre Grande CID, during an anti-crime exercise yesterday.

A search warrant was executed at the Guaico, Sangre Grande, home of a 33-year-old welder.

The search resulted in one Taurus pistol along with nine rounds of .40mm ammunition, being discovered n a vehicle, which was parked on the premises.

The man was arrested in connection with the finds. 

Revolver, ammunition discovered in Laventille

A revolver and a quantity of ammunition were discovered by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise, in the Laventille district on Friday, police said in a statement.

Officers conducted the exercise between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm, on Friday, during which they received information of a person armed with a gun being observed in a track in the vicinity of Pump Trace, Laventille.

Upon arriving at the location, officers observed a man fitting the description of the individual in the report.

AK-47, ammunition and $.5 million in drugs seized in Vistabella

Police have seized an AK-47 weapon, ammunition, and drugs worth half a million dollars in an exercise in Vistabella.

Reports are that during the period 3 am and 8 am today an anti-crime operation coordinated by Senior Supt Mohammed and supervised by ASP Ramdeen in the San Fernando, La Romain and Marabella districts.

A search warrant was executed at 22 Wharton Street, Vistabella.

Pistol, ammunition found in Penal apartment

A pistol and a quantity of ammunition were found hidden in an apartment in Penal by officers of the South Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the district over the weekend.

The exercise, supervised by Sgt. Terrence Victor, was conducted around 7:45 pm, on Saturday 27th January, 2018, during which officers proceeded to an apartment building at Fazal Avenue, Penal.

Upon arrival, the officers observed several persons fleeing from the premises.

Three arrested after pistol, ammunition found in car

Three persons were arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition seized, by officers of San Fernando CID, during an anti-crime exercise in Marabella over the weekend.

PCs Justin Deonath and Artherly Figaro and WPC Annika St. George, were on mobile patrol around 12:30 am on Sunday in San Fernando, when they had cause to stop a silver Nissan AD Wagon with three male occupants, along the Tarouba Link Road, Marabella.

A search of the vehicle resulted in a Glock 19 pistol and 17 rounds of 9mm ammunition being discovered under the driver’s seat.

Charlieville man held with pistol and ammunition

One man was arrested and a pistol discovered, by officers of the Stolen Vehicles Squad, during an exercise in the Northern Division over the weekend.

Officers were on patrol at Trincity Mall, Trincity, around 4:30pm, on Friday 19th January, 2018, when they observed a brown Nissan Navara bearing a false number plate, being driven by a 35-year-old man of Savannah Heights, Charlieville.

The man was arrested and the vehicle seized.