Tuesday 1 December, 2020

2 held, high-powered rifle seized in Cunupia

Police said two men were arrested and a high-powered rifle seized, among other items, during a police exercise earlier this week.

In a statement issued Wednesday, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) said a quantity of firearms and ammunition seized during an anti-crime exercise conducted around 5.10 am Wednesday (September 2) in the Central Division.

Acting on intelligence gathered, members of the Central Division Anti-gang Unit executed a search warrant for firearms and ammunition at an apartment located at Lutchman Gardens, Cunupia.

As a result, the officers discovered and seized one Smith and Wesson M & P AR-15 automatic rifle, one AR-15 upper receiver, one AR-15 stock, three AR-15 magazines, three glock magazines, one .380 magazine, an assortment of firearm components, an assortment of ammunition and a quantity of cash.

Police said investigations are continuing.

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