A Venezuelan is expected to appear before a Port-of-Spain Magistrate today charged with a series of offences arising out of a road traffic stop last Sunday.
Dawel Argenis Noriega 24, of Centenary Street, California, Couva, was charged by Cpl Thomas, of the St. James Police Station, with possession of a firearm, dangerous driving, driving without a valid certificate of insurance and driver’s permit and uttering a forged document.

According to police reports, on June 27th, police stopped a white Tiida motor vehicle driven dangerously by a lone suspect. Police officers subsequently searched the car and allegedly found an AR-15 rifle wrapped in plastic and cloth. The man was reportedly unable to provide police with a valid driver’s permit, valid certificate of insurance and issued forged documents was arrested. He was later charged for the offences following further investigations