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Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Teens held with gun, ammo

Photo courtesy the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service.

Photo courtesy the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service.

An intelligence-led exercise in Diego Martin on Saturday has led to the arrests of two teens for possession of a firearm and a quantity of ammunition.

Acting on information, officers of the Western Division Task Force (WDTF) mounted a surveillance operation from midday to 4 pm where they observed the duo parading with a firearm.   

The suspects, a 17-year-old male from Oasis Garden, Blue Basin and an 18-year-old male from Cizan Trace, Blue Basin were intercepted by WDTF officers.  

The officers seized a Taurus pistol loaded with 12 rounds of 9mm ammunition from the suspects.   

The teens were immediately arrested, pending further investigations by PC Hollingsworth.  

The exercise was spearheaded by Snr Supt Thompson, supervised by Insp Grant, Sgt Carmona and included Cpl Khan, PCs Clement, Hollingsworth, Dennis and Charles.

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