Friday 17 January, 2020

Three arrested as gun, drugs seized in Diego Martin

Photo courtesy the Trinidad and Tobao Police Service (TTPS).

Photo courtesy the Trinidad and Tobao Police Service (TTPS).

A rifle, quantities of ammunition and marijuana were seized during an anti-crime exercise in Diego Martin on Sunday.

The exercise, which was coordinated by Snr. Supt. Aguilal, Supt Thompson, ASP Parriman and Insp Birbal and included a party of officers from the K9 Unit, was carried out between 2 am and 8:30 am.

During the exercise, several warrants were executed for persons of interest, in relation to recent shootings in the West End district, including Covigne Road.

Three men were arrested for possession of a rifle, a large quantity of ammunition, and a small quantity of marijuana.

Investigations are ongoing.

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