Princes Town man charged with gun possession

A Princes Town man is due to appear before a Siparia Magistrate today, charged with the possession of a firearm after being arrested by officers of the South Western Division Task Force (SWDTF) during an anti-crime exercise in Penal yesterday.

Karl Richardson, 29, a labourer of Borde Narve Village, Princes Town, was arrested by officers around 5:30 pm on Tuesday.

During the exercise, officers had cause to stop and search a gold Tiida motor vehicle with a lone occupant at Gopie Trace, Penal.