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Crime briefs

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Two held, gun,

ammo seized

Two men were arrested and a

revolver and ammunition seized by officers of the Point Fortin

Police Station during an

anti-crime exercise over the weekend.

At around 11 am on Saturday, during the officers went to

Pundit Street, Cap-de-Ville, where they saw three men seated on the steps of a

dilapidated house. The men ran off but two were subsequently held. The area where the men were seated was searched and the revolver and one round of .38mm ammunition were seized.

The suspects, from Tobago and Cap-de-Ville, were arrested and the search continues for the third suspect.

Cpl Naresh Bajan and PC

Arnold Maharaj, along with officers of the Point Fortin CID, took part in the exercise

Car intercepted

illegal fiream found

Officers from the Central

Division Operations Unit arrested a 17-year-old and a 20-year-old and seized a revolver and a

quantity of ammunition in Chaguanas.

During an exercise

spearheaded by acting ASP Richard Smith which included the Driving Under the Influence Task Force, officers stopped and searched a silver Kia Rio with two male occupants at corner of Pierre and Cacandee Roads. The revolver and three rounds of .38mm ammunition were found and the suspects, both of Dow Village, California, were arrested.

Teens in

police raid

Officers of the Northern Division Area Central Task Force arrested a 17-year-old and seized a pistol and a quantity of ammunition during a search of an apartment in Oropune.

The officers executed a search warrant at Apartment #2,

Oropune Circular, Oropune, and found Ruger pistol loaded with a magazine containing 16 rounds of 9mm ammunition being

discovered in a bedroom. The teen suspect was detained.

The exercise was co-ordinated by acting Assistant

Commissioner of Police

McDonald Jacob and

spearheaded by acting Snr

Supt Michael Daniel.

In a separate case in

Pleasantville, officers of the Mon Repos Police Station, Southern Division Task Force and Rapid Response Unit arrested an 18-year-old teen during a search of an apartment at Building D, Orchid Gardens after they found a Beretta pistol and 12 rounds of 9mm.

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