The son of a well known gang leader who is behind bars was detained by officers of the Special Operations Response Team in Couva just after 9am.
Senior intelligence sources told Guardian Media that police recovered one firearm and ammunition so far at a house in Sonny Ladoo Trace, Mc Bean Couva.
Police also seized more than $50,000 in cash.
The operation was driven by intelligence obtained by SORT and is ongoing.
More infornation will be posted as it comes to GML.
Story by MARK BASSANT