A Police Officer and a Venezuelan national will appear in the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court today, to face charges in connection with trafficking in persons and other gang-related activities.
The men were arrested during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Central Division on Monday 10th February.
The exercise was conducted by members of the Special Operations Response Team (SORT), the Counter Trafficking Unit, and a specialized team established by Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith.
A 22-year-old man is expected to appear before a Chaguanas magistrate at the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court today, to answer charges of firearm possession, and shooting with intent.
The suspect was arrested following a robbery in Charlieville on December 15th.
According to reports, the suspect allegedly shot at officers of the Central Division Task Force while they responded to a report of a robbery.
The officers had returned fire, killing one man at the scene.
The 22-year-old suspect was held at the scene, while two other suspects made good their escape.