Officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force discovered a revolver during an anti-crime exercise, which was conducted in the Barataria district, yesterday.
The exercise, spearheaded by Snr. Supt. Surrendra Sagramsingh and including Sgt. (Ag.) Simeon Guelmo, was conducted between 10:30 am and 6 pm on Sunday, during which the officers proceeded to 7th Avenue, Malick.
There, they conducted a search of a bushy area, which resulted in one Cobra revolver, being discovered hidden under a sheet of galvanise.
No arrest was made in connection with the find.
A shotgun and one cartridge were discovered by officers of the South Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the Erin district, yesterday.
The exercise, supervised by Sgt. Sheldon Ablacksingh, was conducted around 5 pm, on Sunday, during which they proceeded to Arena Village, where they conducted a search of a bushy area.
The search resulted in the shotgun and one 12 gauge cartridge being discovered hidden under a large concrete slab.
No arrest was made in connection with the find.
A 29 year-old-man has been arrested for possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Police say the man was held after a chase at the St Paul Street, Clifton Towers Bldg 3, around 10:30 am.
Police say a Jericho 941 pistol and 13 rounds of 9 mm ammo were seized from the man.
The firearm, according to police, was found in the suspect’s trouser by members of the Inter-Agency Task Force Strike Team.
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.
Ten persons were arrested and a Mac 10 machine gun seized, by officers of the Port of Spain Criminal Investigations Department (CID) during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the East Port of Spain district this morning.
The exercise, spearheaded by head of the CID, Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Ajith Persad, and including officers from the Inter-Agency Task Force, Guard and Emergency Branch, Port of Spain Division, Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit, Canine Branch and the Court and Process Branch, was conducted along Nelson and Duncan Streets, between 7 am and 1 pm.
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.
One man was arrested and a revolver and a quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Barrackpore Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise in the district yesterday.
Acting on information received, officers went to Dany’s Paradise Bar at Rochard Road, Barrackpore, around 8:15 pm on Wednesday 21st February, 2018.
There, the officers had cause to search a 51-year-old patron of the bar.
During the search, officers discovered a Rossi revolver with five rounds of .38mm ammunition in his possession.
The suspect was arrested in connection with the find.
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.
A Sangre Grande man was arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition seized, by officers of the Sangre Grande CID, during an anti-crime exercise in the district, this morning.
The exercise was conducted around 4:30 am, on Wednesday 7th February, 2018, and included officers of the Sangre Grande Task Force, Mayaro CID, Mayaro Task Force and Manzanilla, Matura and Valencia Police Stations.
Officers, acting on information, proceeded to Damarie Hill, Sangre Grande, where they executed a search warrant at a house in the area.
Five persons, including a 17-year-old male and an 18-year-old female were arrested and a pistol, a revolver and a quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Northern Division Task Force, Area East, during an anti-crime exercise in the Arima district yesterday.
Officers were on mobile patrol, around 10:40 am, on Sunday, when they observed a black Nissan Almera with five occupants proceeding along Guerra Road, Calvary Hill, Arima.
Upon seeing the officers, the occupants of the vehicle started acting suspiciously.