One man was arrested and a firearm and a quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Northern Division during an Operation Strike Back II exercise, conducted in the Chaguanas district yesterday.
Officers of the Northern Division’s Crime Suppression Unit, supervised by Supt.
Brandon John, conducted the exercise on Saturday 16th November; during which they proceeded to the Mandela Road, Chase Village home of a 58-year-old man, where they executed a search warrant.
The search resulted in officers finding one revolver, six rounds of ammunition, one 12-gauge cartridge and approximately 500 hundred dollar bills which were bleached in order to be made into counterfeit currency.
The suspect who was in the house at the time of the exercise was arrested in connection with the finds.
Investigations are ongoing.