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.
An Anti-Crime Exercise conducted yesterday in the Northern Division has resulted in three persons being arrested, and the seizure of one round of 12-gauge cartridge, camouflage clothing and an army jacket and trousers.
An official statement from the TTPS explains that during the exercise, officers executed a search warrant at a house in Hilltop Drive, Maturita Extension, Arima, where the items were found and seized, and the two male occupants of the house at the time of the search were arrested.
Seven people were arrested on various offences, including for rape and attempted murder in police exercises conducted in South and North Trinidad.
According to a police report, the anti-crime exercise was conducted in the St Joseph and South Western Districts between 9 pm on Thursday and 5.30 am on Friday.
It was supervised by Inspector Hernandez and Sergeant Thomas (Ag), and included a party of police officers from the St Joseph Criminal Investigations Department and the Northern Division's Crime Suppression Unit.
Police officers in search of a suspect instead arrested his parents at his home at Sea Lots after an assault rifle and 15 rounds of ammunition were found
According to a police report, during a police exercise which commenced at 4 am and lasted for three hours, officers executed a search of several homes.
In one of the homes, the officers executed a search warrant for arms and ammunition at the home of a suspect they had intelligence on.