Two charged with gun possession in Vistabella

Two Vistabella men are expected to appear before a Port-of-Spain Magistrate, charged with possession of firearms and ammunition, following an anti-crime exercise in the Southern Division.

Officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force, acting on information received, conducted the exercise on Monday 24th April, 2017, at Olera Heights Drive, Vistabella.

There, they searched a Hyundai Accent vehicle and arrested and charged the driver, Nazir Mohammed, 32, of Jarvis Street, Vistabella, for being in possession of one Maverick shotgun.

Two held with drugs, gun, ammunition after running stopped light

Police have arrested and charged two men for narcotics, weapon possession and ammunition offences after they ran a stop light.

Around 3 am on Friday 21st April, 2017, whilst on mobile patrol, officers attached to the Penal Police Station under Cpls Andrews and Ramlal, observed a silver Nissan Tiida breaching a traffic light along the S.S Erin Road, Penal.

The officers caused the vehicle to come to a stop and observed the two male occupants behaving suspiciously.

14-year-old boy held with gun, ammunition

A 14-year-old boy was held with a gun and .9mm ammunition earlier today.

Reports state the boy, a Form Two student of the Curepe Secondary School was held by police around 2:50pm.

Officers of the Sangre Grande Task Force were on patrol along the Valencia by-pass road when they saw a young man walking. 

The teen of Antigua Road, Wallerfield, on seeing the police vehicle began running.

Finding the reaction suspicious, the police pursued him.

Police seize gun, ammunition, drugs in Ste Madeleine

A gun and a quantity of ammunition and drugs were discovered, during a hotspot patrol in the Ste. Madeleine District, over the weekend, police said.

Around 2:30 pm on Saturday 16th April, 2017, officers went to a restaurant and bar located at Cipero Road, Golconda, where they found a black Glock 17 pistol, fitted with a magazine with 10 rounds of .9mm ammunition and six packets containing a quantity of marijuana, under a tent in front of the bar.

San Fernando City Corporation worker finds gun, hands over to police

A man employed as a truck driver with the San Fernando City Corporation, has found and handed over to police, a gun, which was discovered while he was working in the San Fernando area.

Police say the 45-year-old Pleasantville man was driving a City Corporation vehicle, around 8am on Monday 10th April, 2017, when he observed a silver object resembling a firearm on the roadway, along Circular Road, San Fernando.

ICE nabs T&T national in Virginia for drug distribution, gun possession

A 40-year-old Trinidad and Tobago national is among 80 arrested by officers of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Maryland.

Sixty-eight, of the 82 people arrested during the five-day operation, had previous criminal convictions for crimes like armed robbery, larceny and drug distribution, according to ICE.

Police seize gun, ammunition in exercises in Beetham & Carapichaima

Officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force have seized 22 rounds of .357 ammunition during a mobile patrol along Main Street, Beetham Gardens.

Around 7:15pm on Wednesday 22nd March, 2017, the officers observed a group of men standing in the roadway and upon approaching them, the men ran off. 

The officers gave chase. However, the men eluded capture.

A search was conducted where the men were standing and a plastic bottle containing 22 rounds of .357 ammunition was found and seized. 

No arrests were made. 

Police probe gun video

Officers of the Port-of-Spain Division are now investigating a 23-second long video clip, showing a known criminal brandishing a gun with two extra cylindrical magazines.

Police identified the man who lives in the St Paul Street, East Dry River district, and said he appeared to be “showing off” his new gun.

Police suspect that the man in the video recently received the weapon.

The video, which is being circulated on WhatsApp, is one of many social media recordings of criminals brandishing weapons.

Loaded gun found in Remand Prison

A loaded homemade gun was found behind the prison wall.

The weapon, with six rounds of .38 ammunition, was found hidden in the wall of cell ten at the Remand Section of the Golden Grove Prison, Arouca, last Wednesday.

Prison officials also found two footballs filled with marijuana, cellphones, chargers, cigarettes and knives yesterday at another prison facility.

The footballs, according to prison sources, were thrown over the wall of the Eastern Correctional and Rehabilitation Centre, Santa Rosa.

Police seize gun found hidden under bridge

Police have found a revolver hidden under a bridge in Carenage.

According to reports, officers of the Western Division Task Force acted upon information and proceeded to the underneath of a bridge at Upper Lanse Mitan Road, Carenage around 9pm Monday.

The officers found a .38 special revolver containing six rounds of ammunition.

No one was arrested.

PC Ward is continuing enquires.