Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Central couple held for gun, ammo possession

Two persons were arrested and a firearm and quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Freeport Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Couva on Saturday.

According to a statement issued by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), officers carried out a police exercise between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm, on February 16, 2019, during which they executed a search warrant at a house at Mc Bean Village, Couva house.

During the search, officers discovered one gun loaded with a magazine, containing three rounds of ammunition.

A man and a woman, who were in the house at the time of the exercise, were arrested in connection with the find.

In a separate incident, officers proceeded to Enterprise, Chaguanas, where they conducted a search at Dass Branch Trace, which resulted in a revolver and one spent shell being recovered.

Investigations are ongoing. 

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