One man has been arrested for carrying an unlicensed firearm with five rounds of ammunition. According to police reports, during an exercise in the St. Helena area on October 7th, officers attached to the St. Joseph Police station under the supervision of Sgt. Hernandez, detained a 38-year-old truck driver of Kelly Village for the infraction.

The firearm, a Canik pistol fitted with a magazine containing five rounds of ammunition, was found on the driver’s person after he was stopped and searched along the Caroni South Bank Road heading west. A further search of the five-tonne truck he was driving revealed an additional empty magazine concealed in a black plastic bag behind the driver’s seat. Investigations are continuing.