TTPS: Two Held And Six Firearms Found In Three Days

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TTPS: Two Held And Six Firearms Found In Three Days

Two persons were arrested and six firearms and quantities of ammunition found by officers during several anti-crime exercises, conducted across the country between Tuesday and Thursday.

Officers of the North Central Division, Area West, conducted an anti- crime exercise between 4:30am and 8:30am, on Thursday during which they proceeded to a forested area at Buena Vista East.

A search resulted in one Glock 17 pistol loaded with an extended magazine and one Smith and Wesson revolver.

The officers also found a total of 36 rounds of assorted ammunition.

Also in the Northern Division, several firearm eradication exercises were conducted between 2:40pm and 9pm, on Thursday in the Arima district.

During the exercise, officers acting on information intercepted a 24- seater maxi taxi heading east along the Priority Bus Route in the vicinity of D’Abadie.

Officers conducted a search of a male passenger and found in his possession a firearm loaded with one round of .40 ammunition.

One round of 5.56 ammunition was also found in his pants pocket.

The man was arrested in connection with the find.