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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
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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.
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.