During an anti-crime exercise conducted in the El Dorado area on Saturday 16th October, 2021, police officers arrested one man and seized a Glock pistol, with 21 rounds of .380 ammunition, a bulletproof vest and 89 grams of marijuana. Details follow in this press released from the TTPS:

Police seized a bulletproof vest, a firearm, ammunition and a quantity of marijuana during an anti-crime exercise conducted in El Dorado on Saturday 16th October, 2021.

Around 12:15 am yesterday PC Ferguson along with officers of Morvant CID, NEDTF, NED Intel Unit and Canine unit executed a search warrant at house located at Persad Street, El Dorado. During the search the officers found one Glock pistol, with 21 rounds of .380 ammunition, a bulletproof vest and 89 grams of marijuana. The items were seized and a 23-year-old man was arrested and taken to the Morvant Police Station.

The exercise was coordinated by ACP Ramnarine Samaroo, Snr Supt Winston Maharaj, Supt Ramjohn, ASP Pariman and Insp Bharath.

Investigations are continuing.