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Sangre Grande man charged with possession of a gun and ammunition

Kareem Thomas, 24, of Sangre Grande is expected to appear before a Sangre Grande Magistrate today charged with the possession of a firearm and ammunition.

According to police reports Thomas was arrested by officers who were on mobile patrol along Walke Street, Sangre Grande, around 11:35 am, on Monday 18th June 2018. 

Officers had cause to stop and search Thomas after they observed him acting suspiciously. 

The search resulted in one Ruger 357 Magnum revolver, loaded with six rounds of .38mm ammunition being discovered in his possession. 

Three Morvant men detained by police

Three Morvant men have been detained by police for possession of a pistol and a quantity of ammunition.

According to police reports during an anti-crime exercise in the Caura district, police stopped an searched a vehicle where they found one silver and black Tangfolio pistol loaded with a magazine containing three rounds of 9mm ammunition.

Three male suspects; a 26-year-old, a 24-year-old and a 29-year old, were arrested in connection with the find. 

Three US citizens charged with smuggling guns to T&T

Two people from Atlanta and one from Norcross have been sentenced for illegally purchasing 36 guns and smuggling them from the US state of Georgia to Trinidad and Tobago.

Errol Alfred, 40, and Kerry Fernandez, 34,  of Atlanta, have been sentenced for their respective roles in illegally purchasing and trafficking at least 36 firearms from Georgia to Trinidad and Tobago during a one-year period. 

Jordan Dunham,26, from Norcross, has also been sentenced for illegally purchasing some of the shipped firearms for the two men.

Balandra man charged with several violent offences

Yuri Mckenzie, 28, of Balandra is expected to appear before a Sangre Grande Magistrate today charged with several violent offences including  eight counts of shooting with intent 

Mr Mckenzie, a fisherman, of Rampanalgas Village, Balandra, also faces charges of malicious damage, possession of a firearm and ammunition, possession of firearm and ammunition to endanger life, as well as three counts of wounding with intent.

He was arrested during a joint exercise between officers of the Toco and Sangre Grande Police Stations, on Wednesday 30th May 2018.

Police seize pistol and ammunition

One pistol, a quantity of ammunition and marijuana were discovered by officers of the Northern Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the Tunapuna district, over the weekend.

According to police reports acting on information, officers conducted a search in a bushy area along Sesame Street, Tunapuna, around 2:00 pm on Saturday.

Two Atlanta men sentenced for smuggling 36 guns to T&T

Three people have been sentenced in Atlanta for illegally purchasing 36 guns and smuggling them into Trinidad and Tobago from Georgia.

Officials said 40-year-old Errol Alfred and 34-year-old Kerry Fernandez have been sentenced for their respective roles in illegally purchasing and trafficking the weapons, while 26-year-old Jordan Dunham, a co-defendant in the case, was sentenced for illegally purchasing some of the shipped firearms for the two men.

Three Longdenville men to appear in court charged with gun and ammo possession

Kyle David, 23, and Kernel David, 21, both of Lamont Street Extension, Longdenville; and Kellon Lucien, 20, of London Street, Longdenville, are expected to appear before a San Fernando Magistrate tomorrow charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition

According to police reports, during an anti-crime exercise conducted by the Central Division Operations Unit in Enterprise on May, 8th, officers acting on information received proceeded to Isaiah Lane, Lamont Street Extension, Longdenville, where they observed three men behaving in a suspicious manner next to a building.

No bail for $4.3m coke, gun charges

A Venezuelan who was held by police as he came off a boat in Cedros allegedly with $4.3 worth of cocaine, a gun and ammunition was yesterday denied bail when he appeared in the Point Fortin Magistrates Court.

Jimmy Alejandro Tapiero Hernandez, 27, admitted he entered the country illegally, through interpreter Luz Marina Tapias De Copilah, before First Court Senior Magistrate Rajendra Rambachan.

He requested a legal aid attorney when asked by the magistrate.

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