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Thursday 13 August, 2020

Construction worker charged with possession of ammunition

Photo provided by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS)

Photo provided by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS)

A 26-year old man is expected to appear before a Siparia Magistrate on Monday charged with possession of ammunition.

On Friday, Sgt Ali, Cpl George and a party of officers of the South Western Divisional Task-Force went to Harris Village, South Oropouche, where a search warrant for firearms and ammunition was executed at the premises of Fernando Amelio Prestana.

The officers searched the home and discovered a bag containing 14 white cardboard boxes each containing 20 rounds of 7.62 ammunition with a total of 280 rounds of ammunition in a bedroom on the southern side of the upstairs apartment.

The items were seized and suspect was arrested and subsequently charged for possession of ammunition.

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