Sunday 15 December, 2019

Father and son detained for firearm, ammo find

An Arima man and his son were arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition were seized by officers of the Northern Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in Arima on Tuesday.

Officers conducted the exercise between 1:00 pm and 8:00 pm, on Tuesday 3 October during which they executed a search warrant at a house at Emerald Gardens, Arima.

The search resulted in a Pietro Berretta Gardone pistol and eight rounds of 9mm ammunition being found in a bedroom of the house.

The 48-year-old man and his 24-year-old son, who were in the house at the time of the search, were arrested in connection with the find.

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