A 27-year-old woman was arrested by police, after officers found a gun hidden in a patch of fever grass in her yard.
The suspect of Valencia was taken into custody after officers executed a search warrant at her home on Tuesday.
During the exercise, officers of the Cumuto Police Station found a Smith and Wesson firearm loaded with five rounds of ammunition in a patch of fever grass growing on her property.
The suspect was then taken to the Cumuto Police Station for possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Acting Corporal Gordon is continuing investigations.
One revolver and quantities of ammunition and marijuana were discovered by officers of the Central Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Chaguanas district last night.
The exercise, supervised by Snr. Supt. Samuel Seepersad and ASP Richard Smith, was conducted on Tuesday, during which officers based on intelligence gathered proceeded to Vendors’ Mall, Chaguanas Main Road, Chaguanas.
A family of three has appeared before the Sangre Grande Magistrates’ Court, after being jointly charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition, over the weekend.
Clint Ramkissoon, 39; his wife Taslimah Meighoo Ramkissoon, 23; and his brother Daniel Ramkissoon, 37, all of Toco Main Road, Matura, stood before Senior Magistrate Gillian Scotland, on December 10th to answer to the charges.
A 32-year-old Carenage man is expected to appear before the Tunapuna Magistrates’ Court later this week, after being arrested for possession of a firearm and ammunition, by Northern Division Task Force (NDTF) officers.
The suspect was arrested during an anti-crime exercise in the Piarco on November 26th.
According to police reports during the exercise, supervised by Sgt. Pitt, officers observed a man walking along Oropune Boulevard, Piarco.
Upon noticing the officers, the man began running and threw an object resembling a firearm into some nearby bushes.
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 Princes Town man who claimed he was going to sell his gun out of fear that the police were now shooting to kill has been jailed for 18 months.
Karl Richardson, 29, a labourer gave that excuse when he appeared in the Siparia Magistrates’ Court charged with possession of a firearm.
He was arrested on Tuesday during an anti-crime police exercise coordinated officers of the South Western Division Task Force and Penal CID.
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.
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.
A pistol and a magazine are discovered during an anti-crime exercise conducted by officers of the Central Division, in the Couva district.
The exercise led by Sgt. Sunil Ramdial, of the Couva Criminal Investigations Department (CID), also included a party of officers attached to the Couva Police Station.
According to police reports, officers proceeded to the abandoned Community Centre along Greg Street, Balmain, Williams Street, around 3:45 pm, on August 20th and conducted a search.
A Penal man is expected to appear before a Siparia Magistrate, charged with possession of firearm and ammunition, after he was arrested by officers of the South Western Division Task Force (SWDTF), during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Santa Flora district.
Kevin Ramsaran, 22, a welder, of Katwaroo Branch Trace, Penal, was arrested around 5:20pm, on Saturday 18th August, 2018, after the Mitsubishi Pajero motor vehicle he was driving was stopped and searched by officers during a roadblock exercise, along Field Road, Bennette Village, Santa Flora.