One pistol, a quantity of ammunition and marijuana were discovered by officers of the Northern Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the Tunapuna district, over the weekend.
According to police reports acting on information, officers conducted a search in a bushy area along Sesame Street, Tunapuna, around 2:00 pm on Saturday.
Three people have been sentenced in Atlanta for illegally purchasing 36 guns and smuggling them into Trinidad and Tobago from Georgia.
Officials said 40-year-old Errol Alfred and 34-year-old Kerry Fernandez have been sentenced for their respective roles in illegally purchasing and trafficking the weapons, while 26-year-old Jordan Dunham, a co-defendant in the case, was sentenced for illegally purchasing some of the shipped firearms for the two men.
Kyle David, 23, and Kernel David, 21, both of Lamont Street Extension, Longdenville; and Kellon Lucien, 20, of London Street, Longdenville, are expected to appear before a San Fernando Magistrate tomorrow charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition
According to police reports, during an anti-crime exercise conducted by the Central Division Operations Unit in Enterprise on May, 8th, officers acting on information received proceeded to Isaiah Lane, Lamont Street Extension, Longdenville, where they observed three men behaving in a suspicious manner next to a building.
A Venezuelan who was held by police as he came off a boat in Cedros allegedly with $4.3 worth of cocaine, a gun and ammunition was yesterday denied bail when he appeared in the Point Fortin Magistrates Court.
Jimmy Alejandro Tapiero Hernandez, 27, admitted he entered the country illegally, through interpreter Luz Marina Tapias De Copilah, before First Court Senior Magistrate Rajendra Rambachan.
He requested a legal aid attorney when asked by the magistrate.
Victor Cameron, 40, a mechanic was arrested by officers of the Gaparilllo Police station during an anti-crime exercise in the district.
According to a release from the TTPS, on Friday 27th April, acting on information officers went to a house at Mayo road, where they discovered a box containing one Tangfolio pistol loaded with a magazine containing 15 rounds of .9mm ammunition and two grammes of marijuana.
After searching the suspect officers seized one Amadeo Rossi revolver loaded with four rounds of 38mm ammunition.
Police officers attached to the Scarborough police station seized a Bersa pistol, two bulletproof vests, USD43600 and TT$160, in counterfeit currencies during an anti-crime exercise on Tuesday.
The exercise, supervised by Cpl Lindrey Perry, was conducted around 10:45pm, during which officers proceeded to Spring Garden, Scarborough, where they conducted a search of a bushy area where the items were found.
No arrest was made in connection with the finds.
Nine Venezuelan nationals were arrested and two revolvers, a pistol and a quantity of assorted ammunition seized, by officers of the South Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the district, yesterday.
Police said in a statement that the exercise, coordinated by Supt. Robert Phillip and including officers of the Penal CID, was conducted around 2:15pm, on Thursday 22nd February, 2018, during which the officers proceeded to a house located at St. James Crescent, La Romaine.
One man was arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition were seized, by officers of the Sangre Grande CID, during an anti-crime exercise yesterday.
A search warrant was executed at the Guaico, Sangre Grande, home of a 33-year-old welder.
The search resulted in one Taurus pistol along with nine rounds of .40mm ammunition, being discovered n a vehicle, which was parked on the premises.
The man was arrested in connection with the finds.