Firearms, ammunition seized; two men arrested

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Firearms, ammunition seized; two men arrested

Two men were arrested and two firearms and quantities of ammunition seized, by officers of the Southern Division and Inter-Agency Task Force during ongoing anti-crime exercises yesterday.

In the latest exercise, officers of the Ste. Madeleine Police Station were on mobile patrol in the La Romaine district around 10:05 pm, on Monday 12th September, 2022, when acting on information received, they proceeded to a bar in the area.

There, they conducted a search of a male patron at the establishment and found a Taurus revolver loaded with four rounds of ammunition in his possession.

The 41-year-old suspect of La Brea was arrested in connection with the find.

Meanwhile, in the Port of Spain district, officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force, conducted an exercise in the Duncan Street Plannings between 2 pm and 5 pm, during which they stopped and searched a 19-year-old man of the area.

The search resulted in officers finding one revolver loaded with six rounds of ammunition in his possession.

The man was arrested in connection with the find.

Investigations are ongoing into both finds.

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