Police seize high-powered AR-15 rifle in Laventille

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 11:30

Police have discovered and seized a high-powered AR 15 weapon in Laventille.

According to police reports, officers of the Port-of-Spain CID Task Force under the supervision of Sgt Williams conducted an exercise on Erica Street, Laventille relative to recent shootings in the area.

Officers proceeded to a bushy area off a track and conducted a comprehensive and extensive search and found one AR-15 under a galvanize loaded with 28 rounds of 5.56 ammunition.

No arrest was made.

PC Dyette is continuing enquires.

The exercise was supervised by Snr Supt Ajit Persad and Supt Hercules.