Three persons were arrested in the Central Division during operation Strike Back 3. The arrests were made between the hours of midday and 6 pm on July 1st by officers attached to the Central Division Task Force – Area South, with members of the canine unit, under the supervision of Sgt Persad.

The men, ages 26, 29 and 39, live in the Carapichaima and Couva areas. According to police reports, one man, a Bholai Trace East, Carapichaima resident, was arrested for possession of a firearm and one round of .38 ammunition.

The other two were arrested for quantities of marijuana and marijuana trees exceeding the legal limit. Investigations into the incidents are continuing. Also found during Operation Strike Back 3 was 264 grams of marijuana in the Freeport area. No arrests have been made regarding this find.