During an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Maloney area, officers of the Northern Division found a magazine and a quantity of ammunition in an abandoned apartment building. Details follow this press release from the TTPS:
A magazine and a quantity of ammunition were discovered by officers of the Northern Division, during an anti-crime exercise, conducted in Maloney last night.
The exercise, coordinated by ACP Samaroo, Snr. Supt. Ramphal, Supt. Powder, W/ASP Powder and Insp. Boxer, was conducted between 7 pm and 10 pm, on Wednesday 20th October, 2021. It also included officers of the Maloney Crime Patrol Unit and the Arouca and Piarco Police Stations.
During the exercise, officers conducted comprehensive searches of two abandoned apartment buildings in Maloney. One of the searches resulted in officers finding one Austria Glock magazine loaded with six rounds of 9mm ammunition, 40 rounds of 9mm ammunition and six rounds of 40 calibre ammunition.
Investigations are ongoing.