Man arrested with homemade shotgun

Man arrested with homemade shotgun

One man was arrested and component parts of a homemade shotgun and a quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Eastern Division Task Force (EDTF), during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Sangre Grande district on Tuesday.

Between 5:00-9:00am, officers executed a search warrant at the Vega de Oropouche, Sangre Grande, home of a 37-year-old man.

The search resulted in officers finding a shotgun barrel, trigger mechanism and two 12-gauge cartridges in the house.

The man was arrested in connection with the find.

Investigations are ongoing.