An anti-crime exercise yesterday in Central Division has resulted in the seizure of several firearms and ammunition.
According to police reports, around 3.30 pm on Sunday, a party of officers attached to the Central Division proceeded to Union Village in Felicity near a public cemetery, where in a bushy area, they found a silver and black coloured metal object resembling a firearm.
Two men were arrested by officers of the TTPS’ Northern Division during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Maloney Policing District on Tuesday 21 January, 2020.
According to official police reports, while officers were conducting a search warrant at Maloney Gardens, they seized one Glock 17 pistol, fitted with a magazine and 13 rounds of nine-millimetre ammunition. Police also seized one kilogram of marijuana found at the premises.
A male occupant was arrested for the find.
One man was arrested and a firearm and quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Northern Division Task Force (Area East), during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Arima district.
The exercise was conducted between 3:00am and 8:00am on Sunday 19th January 2020.
Official police reports state that officers executed a search warrant at the Jacob Hill, Wallerfield, Arima home of a 25-year-old suspect.
The search resulted in officers finding one revolver loaded with four rounds of ammunition.
Central Division Police Officers continued their crackdown on illegal guns and drugs with another anti-crime exercise on Thursday 16 January 2020.
During the exercise, officers proceeded to Bolai Trace East, Chase Village, where they conducted a search of a bushy area, which resulted in the discovery of two revolvers and three rounds of ammunition.
Quantities of marijuana and cocaine also were found.
Central Division police report the seizure of five illegal weapons, and an assortment of ammunition, during a police anti-crime exercise, yesterday.
The exercise was led by Senior Superintendent Hunte, Superintendent Mystar, along with ASP Smith, Sergeant Stewart, and a team from the Central Division Task Force (CDTF).
Police officers in search of a suspect instead arrested his parents at his home at Sea Lots after an assault rifle and 15 rounds of ammunition were found
According to a police report, during a police exercise which commenced at 4 am and lasted for three hours, officers executed a search of several homes.
In one of the homes, the officers executed a search warrant for arms and ammunition at the home of a suspect they had intelligence on.
A St. Joseph couple has been arrested for possession of arms, ammunition and narcotics.
The arrest occurred during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Northern Division last night, conducted by officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force.
The exercise, spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Phillip, was conducted the between 6:15pm and 8:45pm, on Monday 6 January 2020.
According to official police reports, officers involved in the exercise proceeded to a house at Agostini Street, St. Joseph, where they executed a search warrant.
The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service continues its crackdown on illegal weapons in this country.
In two separate anti-crime exercises yesterday, officers arrested two people, each of whom were caught with a pistol and ammunition.
During an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Diego Martin district yesterday, officers of the West End Police Station arrested A teenager and seized a pistol and one round of ammunition.
One man was arrested and a pistol and quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force Strike Team, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the El Socorro district last night.
According to official police reports, at about 7:00 pm, on Sunday 22 December, officers proceeded to the home of a 26-year-old male suspect in Chanka Trace, El Socorro.
There, they conducted a search, which resulted in the discovery of one Ruger pistol fitted with a magazine containing five rounds of ammunition in the man’s possession.
Investigations are ongoing.
One man has been arrested and two firearms and quantities of marijuana and ammunition seized by officers of the Port of Spain Division, over the weekend.
The arrests and seizures took place during an Operation Strike Back Two exercise, conducted in the Belmont and Cascade Districts on Saturday 21 December.
The exercise also included officers of the Port of Spain Division Task Force, Interagency Task Force, Belmont Operations Unit, Besson Street Operations Unit, Transit Police, Canine Unit and the Air Support Unit.