Sunday 26 May, 2019

Arima teen held with loaded pistol

A police exercise in El Dorado has led to the seizure of a loaded pistol.

Officers of the Tunapuna Police Station on mobile patrol in the area around 11:18 pm on Saturday spotted a man with a pink backpack on his back, sitting in a bus shed along the Eastern Main Road.

They approached him and conducted a search, resulting in a Tangfolio pistol loaded with a magazine containing 10 rounds of 9mm ammo being discovered in the bag.

The 18-year-old from Arima was subsequently arrested.

 

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