TTPS Operation Blue Line seizes Ammunition, Druga, Stolen vehicles and 22 Arrested

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TTPS Operation Blue Line seizes Ammunition, Druga, Stolen vehicles and 22 Arrested

Twenty-two persons were arrested, ammunition and drugs seized during anti-crime exercises in the last 24 hours. Officers also retrieved a number of stolen vehicles.

In exercises carried out in the Eastern Division, officers arrested five suspects for various offenses including possession of breaking implements.

720 grams of marijuana were found and seized by officers of the Central Division Task Force. The drug has an estimated street value of $13,000.00.

Meanwhile, officers of the Tunapuna Charge Room arrested and charged a 36-year-old man for marijuana possession and several traffic infractions including driving without a Certificate of Insurance.

Area East and West of North Central Division (NCD), officers conducted exercises between the hours of 3:00pm and 6:00pm on Saturday 9th September 2023.

During the exercises, a search warrant was executed and a man wanted by the Homicide Bureau of Investigation, Region 1, was arrested in connection with a recent murder. This arrest brings to a total of seven arrests made by the Homicide Bureau. Another man was also arrested and charged for possession of stolen vehicle.

Police of the NCD, acting intelligence information arrested and charged yet another suspect for possession of a stolen vehicle bearing false number plates on the Church Hill Roosevelt Highway in the vicinity of the University of the West Indies. Checks revealed that the vehicle was reported stolen in the Point Fortin district on 28 August 2023.

Also on Saturday Officers of the Western Division also intercepted a stolen vehicle and arrested a man in connection with same.

Additionally, a party of officers of the Western Division together with K9 officers proceeded to Tomato Drive, Diego Martin and searched a bushy area and seized a black plastic bag containing 2 kilograms of marijuana and one containing two magazines. PC Laloo is continuing enquiries. Officers also conducted warrant exercises in Diego Martin and arrested a male resident of a home in Cadet Hill along with three non-documented Colombian nationals.

During an exercise in the North Eastern Division, another stolen vehiclewas recovered a stolen vehicle in the 7th Avenue Malick area. Police reports indicate that the vehicle was stolen yesterday in the Trincity Mall Car Park.

Two men were also arrested in Tobago when a team of officers assisted by members of the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment, conducted anti-crime exercises in the Scarborough district. During the said exercise five drug blocks were targeted, 51. grams of marijuana was found and seized and one man was arrested with the find. A 57-year-old man of Plymouth, Tobago was also arrested on an outstanding warrant.