Cocaine seized, stolen items recovered and 3 arrested

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Cocaine seized, stolen items recovered and 3 arrested

Quick action by police officers resulted in the arrest of a robbery suspect.

The man was arrested shortly after a robbery incident that occurred on Sunday morning at Mt Pleasant Boulevard, Bon Accord.

According to police reports, around 2:45am on Sunday 25th February, 2024, the victim was walking towards his vehicle which was parked near a night club in Bon Accord when he was approached by a man who pointed a firearm at him and demanded his belongings. The assailant was then joined by another man who pointed a firearm at the victim in the vicinity of a bar.

The men relieved the victim of his wallet containing $1200TTD, his drivers permit, identification card and a blue Samsung Note 20 cellular phone after which they ran off.

The victim reported the incident to the Divisional Task Force who conducted further enquires and found items belonging to the victim close to the vehicle. Acting on information received, officers arrested a 20yr old man from Village Street for the offence. When searched, the man had in his possession one Blue Samsung Note 20 cellular, one Visa Credit Card, a fake firearm and 1.5grams of cocaine.

In another report, a man was shot several times during a drive by shooting in Cunupia. Around 4:23pm yesterday, Saturday 24th February, 2024, a man was at Dass Trace Recreation Grounds when a white Toyota Axio pulled up alongside him and began to fire several shots in his direction.

The vehicle then sped away while the victim was rushed to the Chaguanas Health Facility. He was later transferred to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex. Officers of the Cunupia CID Task Force Area North, responded and conducted further investigation, when they proceed to Freedom Street Enterprise where they intercepted a Toyota Axio and detained two suspects.
Enquiries are continuing.