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Officers attached to the Inter-Agency Task Force and the Canine Unit arrested a 37-year-old man and seized several firearms and ammunition in the Laventille area. Details follow in this press release from the TTPS:

A 37-year-old man is currently assisting detectives following the seizure of firearms and ammunition during an early morning raid in Laventille today.

During the operation, a team of officers swooped down at a house located in Laventille where they allegedly found an American Umni Hybrid Multi Calibre Rifle fitted with a scope, a Stag Arms Rifle, a Glock 19 Pistol fitted with a laser attachment, a Glock 27 Pistol, 11 pistol magazines, 11 rifle magazines, 245 rounds of 5.56 ammunition, 64 rounds of nine-millimetre ammunition, 85 rounds of 40 ammunition, a Glock speedloader, a M16 magazine speedloader and a CYA holster.

The seizure was as a result of the execution of a search warrant for firearms and ammunition.

The lone occupant was immediately arrested.

The exercise was conducted by officers attached to the Inter-Agency Task Force and the Canine Unit.

Investigations are ongoing.