Penal pastor held with gun
A 53-year-old pastor is currently in police custody, after a loaded firearm was allegedly found in his home.
The find was made around 12:30 am on Tuesday by officers of the Central Division Task Force.
According to police reports, a team of officers under the supervision of Sgt Glen Persad and Cpl Leon Bassant, received intelligence which led them to a home along Jhulai Trace, Penal Rock Road, Penal.
At this location, the officers executed a search warrant, and the weapon – a .38mm pistol – was allegedly found and seized, hidden in a shoe in the pastor’s bedroom.
As a result of the find, the suspect was immediately arrested and taken into custody.
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