Couple arrested with AR rifle in El Socorro

Couple arrested with AR rifle in El Socorro

A man and a woman have been arrested for possession of a firearm and ammunition.

On Tuesday, officers of the North Eastern and Western Divisions conducted an exercise between the hours of 4:00 pm and 10:00 pm.

The officers executed a search warrant at Don Miguel Road, Sudan Trace, and Oudhan Trace, El Socorro.

While there, officers discovered one AR 15 assault rifle, and an assortment of ammunition.

The couple was immediately arrested and taken to the police station.

The 40-year-old man is expected to be charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition while the woman is to be charged with the use of obscene language.

In another incident around 9:15 pm the party of officers proceeded to North Coast Road, Patna Village, Diego Martin, based on information received.

The officers discovered a multi-coloured market bag containing one double-barrel shotgun and two 12 gauge cartridges.

No one was arrested.

Anyone with information into this discovery is asked to contact the police hotline at 999, 555, or share the information via the TTPS’ App or website.