Monday 24 June, 2019

Two men arrested in police exercise

Two men are in custody following police exercises this morning in the North Eastern Division.

The two suspects, aged 50 and 23, were arrested near a bar in San Juan.

According to police reports, at about 2 am today, a team of officers led by Sgt Guelmo, and including Cpl Lavia and PC Celestine, among others, made their way to the bar where they had cause to stop and search the two suspects.

The 50-year-old man was held with a 9mm firearm loaded with three rounds of ammunition, while the 23-year-old was held with a large quantity of marijuana.

They are to be questioned this weekend, following which, they will be brought before a Port-of-Spain Magistrate.
 

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