Thursday 27 February, 2020

Cops arrest four men in Port of Spain for firearm, marijuana possesion

Two men have been arrested and a firearm and ammunition seized following a robbery and wounding in Port of Spain on Monday night.

Officers of the Port of Spain Division Task Force (POSDTF) were on mobile patrol when they responded to a report of the incident at Tragarete Road and Cipriani Boulevard around 11 pm on Tuesday.

The officers, with the assistance of an off-duty police officer, arrested two suspects and seized a revolver and three rounds of ammunition.

The accused were taken to the Woodbrook Police Station for questioning and are expected to be placed on identification parades.

In another exercise, officers of the POSDTF proceeded to Laventille on Wednesday where they arrested a suspect for the possession of 435 grammes of marijuana.

They then went to Production Drive, Sea Lots, where they held a 19-year-old for possession of a quantity of marijuana.

Police also discovered a total of 100 grammes of marijuana in the Sea Lots area and investigations are ongoing.

A total of 15 field interview forms were completed and four fixed penalty notices were issued during that exercise spearheaded by acting ACP of ‘Crime’ James, acting Senior Superintendent  Ramdeen and supervised by Inspector Mc Guirk and Sergeant Lucas.

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