Sunday 21 July, 2019

Couple held with ammo under bed

An Oropouche couple will spend the weekend in custody after three rounds of ammunition were found under a mattress at their home.

The suspects are a 36-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman.

According to police reports, around 7 am on Thursday, officers from the Fyzabad Police Station, as well as the Oropouche CID, including Sgt Ablacksingh, Sgt Boodlal, Cpl Gookool, and others, executed a search warrant at the home along Ralph Narine Trace.

During the search, they found three rounds of 9mm ammunition in a black plastic bag hidden under a mattress inside a bedroom occupied by both defendants.

They were both arrested and taken to the Fyzabad police station to be charged. 

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