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Tobago police seized an illegal firearm and arrested a man who is scheduled to appear before a Scarborough magistrate today.

At around 7.40 pm on Sunday, officers from the Tobago Divisional Task Force, under the supervision of W/Cpl Harris, conducted an exercise along Shirvan Road. A vehicle was stopped and searched at Riseland Trace Number 1, Bethel, and a Beretta pistol with a magazine containing seven rounds of ammunition was found and seized.

A 36-year-old man, of Crown Point, was arrested and charges were laid by PC Guy laid the charges.