An exercise conducted by the Valencia Police Post today resulted in the arrest of one man and the seizure of a quantity of ammunition. Details follow in this press release by the TTPS:
One man was arrested and a firearm and a quantity of ammunition seized in Valencia by officers of the Valencia Police Post on Monday 6th September, 2021.
A coordinated patrol exercise supervised by Sgt. Sankar was executed around 10:30 am by PCs Pope, Ramkhalawan and Benoit during which they proceeded to Palm Road, Valencia, where they observed a man walking along the road. On seeing the marked police vehicle, the man attempted to flee.
Officers gave chase and held the suspect, a 20-year-old, of Palm Road, Valencia. A search was conducted of his person and a black and silver firearm along with ten rounds of nine millimetre ammunition were found in his possession.
Investigations are ongoing