Monday 1 June, 2020

Couva man held with pistol, cocaine

An anti-crime exercise in California, Couva on Monday led to the arrest of one man in connection with the discovery of a firearm.

According to police reports, the exercise which was conducted around 2:45 pm on Monday also led to the discovery and seizure of a quantity of cocaine and ammunition.

Officers executed a search warrant at the Steven Street, Couva, home of a 38-year-old man, who was found to be in possession of a Glock pistol, loaded with a magazine containing 15 rounds of 9mm ammunition.

A quantity of cocaine, weighing 45 grammes, was also found in the suspect’s pants pocket.

He was subsequently arrested.

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