The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) crackdown on illegal weapons in this country continues with the latest anti-crime exercises conducted in the Southern Division over the weekend.

The exercise was conducted by officers of the Southern Division Task Force, St. Mary’s Police Station, Moruga Police Station and the Joint Army Patrol.

Official police reports indicate that two persons were arrested and two firearms and a quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Southern Division, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the St. Mary’s Police Station district, between 1:00pm and 6:15pm, on Sunday 26th April 2020.

During the exercise, officers stopped and searched several vehicles and persons in the district. They had cause to arrest a 35-year-old Moruga man for possession of a revolver and five rounds of ammunition.

In a separate search, a 55-year-old gardener of St. Mary’s Village, was held for the possession of a shotgun and three 12-gauge cartridges.

Investigations are ongoing.