A 44-year-old man is currently assisting police officers in their investigations into the seizure of a firearm and a quantity of ammunition and narcotics, yesterday.
According to a TTPS release, the suspect, an electrical technician employed by the interisland ferry service, was arrested on October 5th at his Riverlett Road, Indian Trail, Couva home, following the execution of a search warrant by Northern Division Task Force (NDTF) officers.
During the search, NDTF officers discovered one Berretta pistol fitted with a magazine containing two rounds of 9mm ammunition, one bullet proof vest, one rifle scope, one metal detector and a quantity of marijuana.
The man was arrested and taken to the Arouca Police Station where investigations are ongoing.
The exercise also included a party of officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) Strike Team, Special Investigations Unit (SIU) and the Canine Branch.