Friday 6 December, 2019

Two held with guns in Laventille, Beetham

Two men have been arrested in separate incidents for possession of a firearm and ammunition.

In the first incident, one man was arrested during an anti-crime exercise in the Laventille district after he was caught with a firearm and a quantity of ammunition.

The exercise was conducted by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force between 10 am and 3:50 pm on Saturday.

In the second incident, officers on patrol in Beetham had cause to stop and search a man who was seen running.

The officers found one pistol fitted with a magazine containing 10 rounds of 9mm ammunition on his person.

The suspect was arrested and taken to the Besson Street Police Station.

 

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