Large gun and ammo find in Central

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Large gun and ammo find in Central

An intelligence-led exercise conducted on Thursday March 17, resulted in the seizure of four assault rifles and a large quantity of ammunition.

The joint exercise was coordinated by DCP (Ag) Operations, Joanne Archie, with officers of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Customs and Excise Division and Central Division CSI, under the ACP CIB. The exercise was conducted at PLIPDECO LCL Warehouse, located at PLIPDECO Industrial Estate, Pacific Avenue, Point Lisas, Couva where the party of officers conducted a search of a sealed barrel, which when opened contained the following:

• Four Assault Rifles
• 18 9mm ammo
• 142 rds 9mm hollow point ammo
• 13 rds .45 Ammo
• 40 rds .45 hollow point ammo
• 500 rds 5.56mm ammo
• 300 rds 7.62 ammo
• 9 magazines
• 2 drum magazines


The exhibits were processed by officers of the Central Division CSI and enquiries are continuing by officers of the SIU and Customs and Excise.