Three men were arrested by police after officers found a gun, ammunition and marijuana in the vehicle they were travelling in. The following is a press release from the TTPS:
Three men were arrested during an intelligence-led exercise, conducted by members of the San Fernando Criminal Investigation Department (CID). A 42-year-old man from Helen Street, Marabella, and two 26-year old men from Theresa Street and Bayshore, Marabella respectively, were arrested in connection with being in possession of a firearm and ammunition, and a quantity of marijuana being found in the vehicle in which they were travelling.
On Wednesday 11th August, 2021 around 11am, officers proceeded to SS Erin Road, Palmiste. Based on information received, officers stopped and searched a black Nissan Tiida occupied by three persons. Officers discovered one revolver with two live rounds of .38 ammunition and one spent shell, a quantity of marijuana amounting to one kilo, and a quantity of cash. The three men were arrested and conveyed to the San Fernando Police Station. They are expected to be charged later today. Enquiries are continuing