Saturday 28 March, 2020

Man arrested with gun near nightclub

A Curepe man is expected to appear before a Tunapuna Magistrate after he was held with a firearm this morning. 

The suspect, who is from Agostini Street, was held at about 12.05a.m. this morning along the Southern Main Road, Curepe. 

Police said officers of the St Joseph Police Station were doing routine patrols when they observed the man acting in a suspicious manner near a club along the main road. 

Upon seeing the police, the man attempted to turn around and walk away. 

This roused the suspicions of the officers, who intercepted the suspect.

He was searched and a Jennings 9mm pistol, loaded with two rounds of ammunition, was found tucked in his waist. 

As a result, the suspect was taken into custody, where he was questioned and charged. 

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