Three Erin men are expected to appear before a Siparia Magistrate today, jointly charged with possession of firearm and ammunition, which occurred on Wednesday 15th August, 2018.
Steven Hosein, 28, a labourer, of Ramdass Settlement, Antonio Singh, 25, a fisherman, of Happy Valley Road, and Roger Rajpaul, 22, a labourer, of Franka Village, were charged with possession of firearm and ammunition, while Hosein was also charged with common assault against a 42-year-old Erin woman, after being arrested by officers of the Erin Police Station, on Wednesday 15th August, 2018.
Two men of Rio Claro, jointly charged with possession of a firearms and ammunition, have appeared before a Rio Claro Magistrate, to answer to the charges.
Keston John, 20, and Brandon Lezama, 18, both of Ecclesville, Rio Claro, pleaded not guilty to the offences when they appeared before Magistrate Indira Misir Gosine in the Rio Claro Magistrates’ Court on Friday 27th July, 2018.
The men were each granted $80,000 bail with surety and the matter has been postponed to Monday 27th August, 2018.
A Guaracara man, charged with two counts of possession of a firearm and one count of possession of ammunition, is expected to appear before a San Fernando Magistrate today.
Munieram Mycoo, 59, of Farnum Village, Guaracara, was arrested following the execution of a search warrant at his home by officers of the Gasparillo Police Station, on Saturday 21st July, 2018.
A loaded revolver has been found by officers of the Northern Division Task Force Area Central, during an anti-crime exercise in the Arouca district.
The exercise, spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Michael Daniel, took place between 2 pm and 8 pm on Tuesday 17th July, 2018.
Around 3 pm, officers proceeded to a bushy area along the Eastern Main Road, where a search was conducted.
The search yielded one revolver loaded with two rounds of .38mm ammunition concealed in a white shoe box.
Enquiries are continuing.
Five men, jointly charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition, are expected to appear before a Siparia Magistrate today, to answer to the charges.
Kurtlee Dhanaram, 27, of Boyack Terrace, Santa Flora; Stephan Jackson, 23, of Welcome Peters Street, Siparia; Brent Williams, 24, of Quarry Village, Siparia; along with Matthew Forbes, 26, and Jonathan George, 22, both of Ramlal Street, Penal, were charged after being arrested by officers, of the Penal Criminal Investigations Department, who were on mobile patrol in the Penal district on Thursday 19th July, 2018.
A police officer who reported his gun stolen after he gave a stranger “a drop” is now being investigated by officers of the Professional Standards Bureau (PSB).
According to a police report, the police constable said his personal firearm was stolen from his vehicle which was involved in a minor accident on Sunday.
A Peytonville man is currently in police custody for possession of a firearm, a quantity of ammunition and marijuana, after being arrested during an anti-crime exercise in the Carapo and Peytonville districts.
The 23-year-old, of Wall Street, Peytonville, was arrested around 5:32 pm, on Thursday 17th May, 2018, by officers of the La Horquetta Crime Patrol Unit, after a search warrant was executed at his home.
During the search, officers discovered one Smith and Wesson pistol and 14 rounds of 9mm ammunition hidden in an old stove in the house.
A pistol and a magazine, which were reported stolen earlier this month, were recovered by officers of the Northern Division Special Investigations Unit (NDSIU) during an anti-crime exercise in the St. Joseph district yesterday.
The 76-year-old victim, of Valsayn South, reported to police that around 3:00 pm on Thursday 18th January, 2018, he was robbed at gunpoint outside him home by a lone gunman.
A Point Fortin man is due to appear before a Point Fortin Magistrate today, charged with possession of firearm and ammunition.
Maquille Erasto, 22, of Fanny Village, Point Fortin, was held by officers of the Point Fortin CID during an anti-crime exercise in the district around 6:15 am on Monday 13th November, 2017.
Acting on information, officers proceeded to Sunset Beach, Fanny Village, where they stopped and searched the suspect.
The search resulted in the pistol, along with a magazine containing two rounds of 9mm ammunition being found in his possession.