Police seize firearm, ammo and marijuana in Cedros

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Police seize firearm, ammo and marijuana in Cedros

A firearm, ammunition and a quantity of marijuana were seized during an anti-crime exercise in the Cedros Police District on Friday 13th January, 2023.

During the exercise officers searched several drug blocks and shacks at the Fullerton Fishing Facility and targeted several priority offenders and found a green knapsack containing one .380 Lorcin Pistol with three rounds of .380 ammunition and three packets containing 1.5kg of marijuana in a bushy area in close proximity to the Fishing Facility. No one was arrested.

Officers also conducted a stop and search exercise and issued seven tickets for traffic violations.
The exercise was coordinated by Snr Supt Remy, Thedore-Persad, ASPs Mathura and Nanan, Insp Prescott and supervised by ASPs Victor and Ramesar of the Inter Agency Task Force(IATF) and included members of the South Western Division Task Force, IATF, Crime Patrol Unit, Traffic Unit and Cedros Police Station.

Investigations are ongoing.