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Man arrested; SORT seizes gun, ammo, cash & narcotics

One man was arrested and quantities of narcotics and cash seized by officers of the Special Operations Response Team (SORT) during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Eastern Division over the weekend.

Reports are that during the exercise—which was conducted on Saturday 16th November 2019—the SORT officers proceeded to an apartment at Foster Road, La Seiva, Sangre Grande, where they executed a search warrant.

Laventille man held with gun

A 19-year-old suspect remains in police custody after being caught with a firearm and a quantity of ammunition during an anti-crime exercise in the Laventille area on Thursday.

According to official police reports, officers of the Port of Spain Task Force were on patrol on Laventille Road, when they had cause to stop and search a male suspect.

The search revealed the suspect had one nine millimetre Browning pistol containing nine rounds of ammunition, tucked in his waist.

Cops seize ammo and marijuana in Belmont

Port of Spain Division police seized a quantity of ammunition and marijuana, during an anti-crime exercise in the Belmont district on Monday.

According to police reports, officers conducted a search of an area on Upper Belmont Valley Road, where they found 25 rounds of 5.56 ammunition and 400 grams of marijuana.

The exercise was coordinated by Snr Supt David and supervised by Insp. Lopez, Insp. Brown, Sgt. Austin, Sgt. Murray and Cpl Budri. It included officers of the Port of Spain Criminal Investigations Department, Canine Unit and Woodbrook Police Station.

Central Division Police find Marijuana worth $31,300

A revolver and quantities of ammunition and marijuana were discovered by officers of the Central Division during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Claxton Bay district yesterday.

According to police reports, officers of the Chaguanas and Couva CIDs proceeded to Pranz Gardens, Claxton Bay, where they conducted a search.

The search resulted in officers finding the firearm, along with four rounds of ammunition and 3.13 kilogrammes of marijuana. The drug has an estimated street value of $31,300.

Investigations are ongoing.

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Two arrested for robbery and wounding

Two men have been arrested in connection with a report of robbery and wounding.

According to police reports, officers were on mobile patrol when they responded to a report of robbery and wounding at Tragarete Road and Cipriani Boulevard, around 11:00pm, on Tuesday 15th October 2019.

The officers, with the assistance of an off-duty police officer, arrested two suspects in connection with the incident and seized a revolver and three rounds of ammunition.

Cunupia man held with pistol and ammo at home

One man was arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Cunupia Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the district last night.

During the exercise, on Monday October 14th, officers executed a search warrant at the Raghunanan Road, Cunupia home of a 32-year-old man.

The search resulted in officers finding one black and chrome Beretta pistol, two magazines and 23 rounds of ammunition in the house.

The suspect, who was in the house at the time of the exercise, was arrested in connection with the find.

Police seize guns and ammunition during anti-crime exercise

Five persons were arrested and three firearms, ammunition, and a quantity of marijuana were seized during an anti-crime exercise yesterday.

The exercise, coordinated by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Curtis Paul was conducted between 1:00 am and 6:00 am on May 21st by officers attached to the St. Joseph Police Station.

According to police reports, during the exercise, officers proceeded to a house at Lower Dookiesingh Street, St. Joseph where they executed a search warrant.

Labourer held with gun and ammunition

A 31-year-old labourer was arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition seized, by officers of the Siparia Criminal Investigations Department, during an anti-crime exercise yesterday.

According to police reports, during the exercise, officers proceeded to a bar located at Coora Road, Siparia, around 9:45 pm, last night where they had cause to search a 31-year-old labourer.

The search resulted in one pistol loaded with a magazine, containing four rounds of ammunition found in his possession.

Two arrested during anti-crime exercise

Two persons were arrested and a firearm and quantities of ammunition and marijuana seized, by officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the El Socorro yesterday. 

During the exercise conducted between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm, on March 28th  the officers had cause to arrest a 27-year-old man of New Lane, El Socorro, for possessing a pistol, 13 rounds of ammunition and 465 grammes of marijuana.

 Officers also held a 16-year-old suspect of the district, for possession of 64 grammes of marijuana during the same exercise.

Seven held during anti-crime exercise

Seven persons are expected to be charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition, after they were arrested by officers of the La Horquetta Criminal Investigations Department, during an anti-crime exercise this morning.

According to police reports, during the exercise coordinated by ACP McDonald Jacob and spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Curtis Paul, officers proceeded to Rocky McLaughlin Circular, Phase 4, La Horquetta, around 12:15 am, today where they observed a group of persons standing along the roadway, passing around an object which looked like a firearm.

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