Ten persons were arrested and a revolver, a pistol and quantities of marijuana and cocaine seized by officers of the Central Division Task Force during an anti-crime exercise yesterday, police said in a statement.
The exercise, coordinated by Snr. Supt. Kenny McIntyre, supervised by Sgt. (Ag.) Ken Ali and including officers of the Couva CID and Canine Unit, was conducted between 2 pm and 10 pm on Monday.
Officers proceeded to an open area off Rivulet Road, Couva, where they discovered one Taurus revolver and one pistol outfitted with a magazine.
An elderly bar owner and his family were arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition seized during an anti-crime exercise by officers of the Central Special Crime Unit, in the Freeport area, yesterday.
The exercise, spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.), Kenny McIntyre, coordinated by ASP (Ag.) Richard Smith, included officers of the Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit, Regiment Intelligence Unit and Canine Branch, and was conducted between 2 am and 10 am, on Monday 15th January, 2018.
Quick work by officers of the Northern Division Task Force (NDTF) resulted in five suspects being arrested mere minutes after they carried out an armed robbery at a Chinese restaurant in Arouca yesterday morning, police said in a statement.
The owner of Yiahao Chinese restaurant was at the establishment, located along the Eastern Main Road, Arouca, around 10:25am on Sunday when four men entered.
One man was armed with a gun and another with a knife.
Five persons have been arrested after a pistol, bulletproof vest and two wireless transmitters were seized by officers of the Northern Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in Arima this morning.
Officers also seized quantities of ammunition and marijuana following the execution of a search warrant on a house at Sherwood Park, around 4:45 am on Tuesday 2nd January, 2018.
A high-speed chase and an exchange of gunfire involving police in Point Fortin over the weekend, ended with the arrest of three men and seizure of a pistol and a quantity of ammunition, police said in a statement issued Tuesday.
Four persons were arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition seized after police intercepted two vehicles proceeding along Race Course Road, Carapo over the weekend, a police statement said.
Cpl (Ag.) Justin Durity, in company with PC Andre Modeste and PC Keron George of the La Horquetta Police Station were on mobile patrol around 9:45 pm on Saturday 11th November, 2017, when they observed the occupants of two vehicles - a silver Nissan Tiida and a white Nissan AD wagon - travelling in a northerly direction.
Former attorney general Anand Ramlogan has been arrested.
At about 6 am today, officers led by acting Deputy Police Commissioner Harold Phillip went to Ramlogan's Palmiste Park home where they informed him he was under arrest for two offences.
The offences are (i) misbehaviour in public office and (ii) perverting the course of justice.
This is a developing story.