Three persons were arrested in connection with larceny offences while several stolen items were recovered by detectives following extensive investigations into two separate reports.
In the Western Division, officers of the St. James Criminal Investigations Department (CID), conducted an exercise between 3 pm and 10 pm, on Monday 17th April, 2023, following investigations into a report of Larceny of Firearms and Ammunition, which occurred on February 25th, 2023 in the St. James district.
The exercise was supported by officers of the Western, Port of Spain and Inter-Agency Task Forces.
During the exercise, officers proceeded to Rose Hill, Laventille, where they executed a search warrant at a house. Two men who were found on the premises at the time of the search were arrested in connection with the matter.
Several items of evidential value were also found and seized from the house.
Meanwhile, officers of the Tunapuana CID conducted an intelligence-led exercise between 8 pm and 11 pm, yesterday, in the Morvant district.
This follows investigations into a report of a Robbery with Aggravation which occurred on Thursday 13th April, 2023, in the Tunapuna district.
During the exercise, surveillance was paid to a white Nissan Tiida motor vehicle with a lone male occupant.
A search of the vehicle resulted in a quantity of stolen items being recovered and the arrest of one suspect. A search of the suspect’s home resulted in additional stolen items being recovered.
The exercise was assisted by officers of the North Central Division Task Force, Area West and the North Eastern Division.
And, in the Northern Division, officers of the St. Joseph CID, Chargeroom and North Central Crime Patrol Unit conducted an exercise in the Arima district between 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm, yesterday, during which they seized three blocks of marijuana weighing approximately 1.5 kilogrammes.
Investigations are ongoing into all the above matters.