Monday 22 October, 2018

Two men arrested for gun, drugs, ammunition

Two men were arrested while a pistol and a quantity of drugs and ammunition were seized by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Besson Street and Barataria districts.

Officers attached to the IATF’s Charford Court Base and Canine Branch, carried out the exercise from 3:45 am to 7:30 am on Wednesday, where they executed several search warrants in the districts.

During the exercise, a search warrant was carried out at the Abdul Ghanny Street, San Juan home of a 35-year-old male suspect.

Officers discovered a pistol magazine loaded with three rounds of 9mm ammunition and 80 grammes of cocaine, concealed in a shoebox.

Officers proceeded to the home of a 26-year-old male suspect at George Street, Port of Spain, where one grinder containing a quantity of marijuana and 7 rounds of 9mm ammunition was found hidden inside a bedroom.

Both suspects were arrested and were conveyed to the Besson Street Police Station, pending charges. Enquiries are continuing.

The exercise was supervised by Sgt Hugh Elbourne.


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