Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Police seize gun, arrest 'priority offender'

One man has been arrested by officers of the Northern Division Task Force (NDTF) after he was found in possession of a firearm and ammunition.

On Friday morning, officers of the NDTF Area West responded to a report of a robbery in progress in Tunapuna. They stopped and search a silver Nissan Tiida driven by a known priority offender.

The vehicle was searched and resulted in officers finding a Glock 17 pistol loaded with 10 rounds of ammunition.

The suspect was arrested and investigations are continuing.

Meanwhile, one revolver with a lone round of ammunition was found hidden in a bushy area along Sunflower Drive, Farm Road, St Joseph.

No arrests were made in connection with this find.

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