Seven persons were arrested and quantities of ammunition and marijuana found by officers of the St. Joseph Criminal Investigations Department during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Northern Division yesterday. Officers conducted the exercise between 3:00am and 8:55am, on Sunday 24th May 2020, during which they executed several search warrants in the Division. The searches resulted in 125 rounds of 5.56 ammunition along with a component part for an AR-15 rifle being found in an open field at North Bank Road, Piarco and 200 grammes of marijuana being found in the St. Joseph district. Officers also arrested seven persons from the Piarco and St. Joseph districts for varying offences. Investigations are ongoing.
The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has issued a strong condemnation statements made by a senior official in the Government of Guyana, which have been carried in Guyanese media, which it says are “reprehensible and slanderous” to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, current Chairman of CARICOM.
The Police Service has clarified an earlier news release that had said that supermarkets and mini-marts would not be allowed to open...