A loaded pistol was found by officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the Morvant district.
The exercise, spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Surrendra Sagramsingh, took place between 12:00pm and 10:00pm on Sunday 15th July, 2018.
Around 6:50pm, officers proceeded to an empty parcel of land, located at the corner of Halls Lane and Pelican Extension Road, Morvant, where a search was conducted.
One man has been arrested; and two pistols and quantities of ammunition and marijuana seized, by officers of the Tobago Division, following a high-speed chase in the Old Grange district.
Officers of the Tobago Divisional Task Force, were conducting an anti-crime exercise in the Mt. Pleasant area, around 2:40 pm on Sunday 15th July, 2018, when they attempted to stop and search a white Nissan Tiida motor vehicle with two male occupants.
The vehicle sped off and a chase ensued, resulting in the Tiida colliding into the rear of a truck.
A Maraval man, charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition, is scheduled to appear before the Port of Spain Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 11th July, 2018, to answer the charges.
Cleon Ronain, 33, of Beau Près Road, Maraval, was arrested by officers of the Maracas Bay Police Station, during a stop and search exercise in the Maracas Bay district on Monday 9th July, 2018.
The exercise, which was led by Sgt. Stephen Dowridge, of the Maracas Bay Police Station, took place between 3:15pm and 5:00pm and also included officers of the Coastal Patrol Unit.
A Piarco couple has pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of firearm and ammunition, after appearing before an Arima Magistrate today.
Daniel Jobe, 23, and Samantha Ramesar, 19, both of North Bank Road, Piarco, appeared before Senior Magistrate Gillian Scotland, in the Arima Magistrate’s 1st Court, on Monday 25th June, 2018, to answer to the charge.
The matter was adjourned to Monday 2nd July, 2018.
A 32-year-old Sangre Grande woman has been arrested for stealing a gun and ammunition from a security officer at a casino.
The incident is said to have taken place at a gambling establishment in the Sangre Grande area after midnight.
The officer reported to police that he was on duty at the casino, armed with the weapon, when he went to the washroom and placed it on the toilet tank.
Minutes after leaving the washroom, he realised he had left the gun behind and returned to retrieve it, but did not find it.
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.
One pistol and a quantity of ammunition were discovered by officers of the Central Division, during an anti-crime exercise in the Freeport district.
Acting on information, officers proceeded to a dirt track off Third Street, Bhagan Trace Extension, Perseverance Road, around 6:50 pm on Monday 11th June, 2018, where a search was conducted.
There, they discovered a black and chrome Glock pistol loaded with a magazine containing 10 rounds of 9mm ammunition hidden inside a plastic bag.
No arrest was made in connection with the find.
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.
An Aripero man has been remanded into police custody after appearing before a Siparia Magistrate, charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Lennox Andrews, a 61-year-old cobbler, of Silver Stream Road, Aripero, South Oropouche, appeared before Magistrate Margaret Alert, in the Siparia 1st Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday 6th June, 2018, to answer the charges.
The matter has been postponed to Monday 11th June, 2018.
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.