Employee of President’s House detained after missing gun found

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Employee of President’s House detained after missing gun found

A 22-year-old civilian employee attached to President’s House is detained at the Woodbrook Police Station following a report of larceny of a firearm at his place of employment. The missing firearm and ammunition have since been recovered.

Around 2.30 pm on January 13th, 2021, a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment, attached to the President’s House, secured his service issued pistol – a Sig Sauer P226 and two magazines and 30 rounds nine millimetre ammunition in a locker in the male dormitory and went away.

He returned around 6.30 pm on the said date and discovered the locker broken into and the firearm and ammunition missing. He gave no one permission to remove the items. The scene was visited by Ag Sgt Kamal, and several persons were interviewed. WPC Mc Clean, of the Belmont CID, continued inquiries and during the course of the investigations, the missing items were recovered in a vehicle in Port-of-Spain.

One employee was detained and further investigations are continuing.