Man Held with Pistol in Sangre Grande

One man was arrested and a pistol and magazine seized by officers of the Eastern Division Special Operations Unit, during an anti-crime exercise in Sangre Grande last night.

The exercise led by Sgt. Harper and Cpl Ramnarine, also included officers of the Sangre Grande Criminal Investigations Department and was conducted on September 19th.

During the exercise, officers executed a search warrant for firearms and ammunition at the North-Eastern Settlement home of a 42- year-old man. The search resulted in one Beretta pistol and a magazine being discovered in the house.

The man was arrested in connection with the find.

Investigations are ongoing.