Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Cops arrest woman, recover shotgun

A woman was arrested and a shotgun seized by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Port of Spain district.

The exercise, coordinated by Sgt Mohammed and assisted by PCs Dookhie, Baboolal and Nancoo, was conducted at 5.40 pm on Monday.

While the officers were on mobile patrol along St Joseph Road, Port of Spain, they observed a red Toyota Corolla.

On seeing the marked police vehicle, the driver of the vehicle sped off onto Plaisance Road, John John, Laventille.

The officers pursued the vehicle. Two suspects abandoned the vehicle and escaped in nearby bushes.

Officers then conducted checks of the vehicle where they found a female occupant in the front seat.

They also found and seized one pump action shotgun from the backseat of the vehicle.

The female occupant was arrested in connection with the find.

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