10 suspects detained during exercises across several TTPS divisions

Home*Cover Story*News

10 suspects detained during exercises across several TTPS divisions

Ten suspects were arrested and two firearms and quantities of ammunition and narcotics seized by officers across several Divisions yesterday.

In the Northern Division, officers of the Gang Unit conducted an exercise between 4 am and 8:30 am on Wednesday 12th June, 2024 during which they proceeded to the La Horquetta and Malabar districts and conducted several searches.

During the exercise, one rifle loaded with 18 rounds of ammunition was recovered and one juvenile male suspect arrested.

Meanwhile, two other suspects, ages 34 and 35, were held in relation to a report of Robbery with Violence and a 40-year-old man was held in connection with Concealing Gang-Related Activities.

In the Eastern Division, officers of the Toco Police Station conducted an exercise around 2:55 am, yesterday, during which they seized one homemade shot gun and seven 12 gauge cartridges at the home of a 37-year-old suspect.

The man was arrested in connection with the find.

In the Southern Division, officers of the Barrackpore Police Station were on mobile patrol around 4:30 pm, yesterday, when they stopped a motor vehicle with four male suspects.

A search of the vehicle resulted in officers finding one revolver loaded with five rounds of ammunition hidden under the driver’s seat.

The four men were arrested in connection with the find.

And in the South Western Division, Task Force officers along with personnel from the Gang and Intelligence Unit and Canine Unit, proceeded to the home of a 23-year-old suspect around 5:55 pm, yesterday.

There a search was conducted, which resulted in 2.4 kilogrammes of marijuana and a quantity of TT currency being discovered.

The suspect who was in the house at the time of the search was arrested in connection with the finds.

Investigations are ongoing into all of the above matters.