Man, 62, charged with possession of ammunition

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Man, 62, charged with possession of ammunition

Deonarine Ramphuray, 62, is expected to appear virtually before a Port-of-Spain Magistrate today charged with possession of

An anti-crime exercise was conducted in Maracas on Monday 15th March by officers of the North Eastern Division Gang Unit.

A man, of Grand Fond Road, Maracas, who was seated under a shed with a bag, and upon seeing the officers, dropped the bag. A search was conducted and the bag was found to contain 37 12-gauge cartridges.

Ramphuray was subsequently arrested. As the exercise continued, and based on information received, the officers proceeded to a bushy area in Maracas where a search was conducted.

As a result of the search, 40 fully-grown marijuana trees were seized and destroyed.

The trees had an estimated street value of $40,000.

PC George is continuing the investigations into this matter.

The exercises were spearheaded by Snr. Supt Winston Maharaj, Supt Alexander, Supt Ramjohn, ASPs Beharry and Archibald and
supervised by Insp Bharath and Sgt. Mitchell, Cpls Gordon and Dhil