Two men were arrested by officers of the TTPS’ Northern Division during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Maloney Policing District on Tuesday 21 January, 2020.
According to official police reports, while officers were conducting a search warrant at Maloney Gardens, they seized one Glock 17 pistol, fitted with a magazine and 13 rounds of nine-millimetre ammunition. Police also seized one kilogram of marijuana found at the premises.
A male occupant was arrested for the find.
A Maloney man is dead following a drive-by shooting in the area on Tuesday evening.
Reports are that at about 8:40 pm, 32-year-old Joel Gibson was standing along the roadway outside of Building 4, Apartment 1-3 East in Maloney Gardens, when a vehicle pulled alongside him.
Gibson reportedly had a short exchange with one of the passengers in the car, before he began to run away from the vehicle, as one of the occupants took aim at him.
Gibson was shot multiple times before the vehicle sped off.
His relatives took him to the Arima District Health Facility.