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Santa Cruz man arrested for possession of gun and ammunition

A 20-year-old man has been arrested and charged by officers of the Northern Division after he was found in possession of a firearm and ammunition.

According to police reports,  during an exercise on February 25th officers of the Northern Division Task Force, received information that lead them to the intersection of the Priority Bus Route and La Resource South, D’Abadie, where they conducted a search of the suspect.

The search resulted in officers discovering a Beretta pistol loaded with a magazine containing four rounds of 9mm ammunition.

Senior Cop: Criminals switching to military weapons

Crim­i­nals are shift­ing from the use of hand­guns to com­mit crimes to more so­phis­ti­cat­ed mil­i­tary-type ri­fles.

This from As­sis­tant Com­mis­sion­er of Po­lice (An­ti-Crime) Jayson Forde on Wednes­day as he told a Par­lia­ment Joint Se­lect Com­mit­tee on Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty that po­lice were seiz­ing an av­er­age of 1,000 il­le­gal firearms an­nu­al­ly.

Forde ad­mit­ted that the rate at which il­le­gal firearms “ap­pear on the streets is some­thing to be con­cerned about.”

Loaded gun, marijuana seized

A loaded pis­tol and a small quan­ti­ty of mar­i­jua­na have been seized by of­fi­cers of the In­ter-Agency Task Force (IATF) dur­ing an an­ti-crime ex­er­cise con­duct­ed in the Laven­tille area.

The Po­lice Ser­vice said a par­ty of of­fi­cers at­tached to IATF Strike Team car­ried out a search of a bushy area near the bas­ket­ball court in Strak­er Vil­lage.

The search led to one Beretta PX4 Storm pis­tol fit­ted with a mag­a­zine con­tain­ing three rounds of 9mm am­mu­ni­tion and a plas­tic bag con­tain­ing 45 grammes of mar­i­jua­na.

Police seize pistol and ammunition during anti-crime exercise

One loaded pistol and a small quantity of marijuana have been discovered by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) during an anti-crime exercise in the Laventille on Boxing Day.

According to police reports, PC Baksh along with a party of officers attached to IATF Strike Team carried out a search  in a  bushy area near the basketball court in Straker Village. 

The search led to one Beretta PX4 Storm pistol fitted with a magazine containing three rounds of 9mm ammunition and a plastic bag containing 45 grammes of marijuana. 

Chaguanas man sentenced one year hard labour for possession of two firearms

Malcolm Williams, 38, of Chaguanas, has been sentenced to one-year hard labour for possession of two firearms after appearing before the Mayaro Magistrates’ Court, earlier today. 

Williams pleaded guilty to the offence of possession of firearms and not guilty to possession of ammunition when he stood before Magistrate Alicia Chankar on December 10th.

 The ammunition possession charges were laid after a search warrant was executed at his home on December 9th by officers of the Mayaro Criminal Investigations Department (CID). 

Police seize revolver and ammunition

One revolver and a quantity of ammunition have been discovered by officers of the South Western Division Task Force (SWDTF) during an anti-crime exercise conducted La Brea his morning. 

According to police reports, while on patrol Sgt. Ali along with a party of officers attached to SWDTF Area West conducted a search of a bushy area along Griffith Alley, Sobo Village, La Brea.

 The search led to one revolver along with 12 rounds of assorted ammunition, being discovered hidden in a PVC pipe. 

PC Durity will be continuing enquiries into the matter

Police seize revolver and ammunition

A revolver loaded with a quantity of ammunition was discovered by officers of the St. Margaret’s Police Station during an anti-crime exercise, in the Claxton Bay.

According to police reports, officers were on mobile patrol along Cedar Hill Road, Claxton Bay, on November 25th, when they observed a silver object along the side of the roadway.

Further checks revealed the object to be a Rossi revolver loaded with five rounds of .38mm ammunition. 

Investigations are ongoing. 

Police find pistol in bushy area in Whiteland

A pistol has been discovered by officers of the Gasparillo Police Station during an anti-crime exercise.

According to police reports while on patrol in the Gasparillo district on November 14th Cpl. Basarath along with a party of officers conducted a search of a bushy area along Paradise Avenue, Whiteland.

The search led to the discovery of one Astra A60 pistol and a magazine, hidden in a black plastic bag. 

Enquiries are continuing.

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