Son of superintendent among two charged for illegal firearm
Created : 2 October 2017
The 26-year-old son of a superintendent of police was expected to appear before a Sangre Grande magistrate on Monday on firearm and ammunition charges.
The suspect was one of two people, including a 36-year-old man from Laventille, arrested on Friday after the illegal weapon was allegedly found in their vehicle.
According to police reports, a team of officers from the Sangre Grande CID, led by Inspector Lutchman and Cpl Castillo, were conducting mobile exercises along Foster Road, Sangre Grande, when around 12:30 pm on Friday, they had cause to intercept a Mercedes Benz.
The driver, police said, began acting in a suspicious manner after seeing the police.
A search of the vehicle was conducted and a Ruger 9mm pistol along with 10 rounds of 9mm ammunition was allegedly found in the vehicle.
As a result of the find, the two were taken into custody.
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