Two persons were arrested, and two firearms and quantities of ammunition seized by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force and North Eastern Division, during sustained anti-crime exercises conducted overnight.
In the latest exercise, officers of the IATF proceeded to Leotaud Street, Laventille, between 3 am and 4:30 am on Friday, where they stopped and searched a 25-year-old male suspect.
The search resulted in officers finding one Taurus pistol loaded with 10 rounds of ammunition in his possession.
The suspect was arrested in connection with the find.
In the second exercise, officers of the NED Intelligence Unit conducted an exercise between 6 pm on Thursday and 3 am on Friday in the Morvant, San Juan, Barataria and Santa Cruz districts.
During the exercise, officers stopped and searched a male suspect, which resulted in one Beretta pistol loaded with a magazine containing 11 rounds of ammunition being found in his possession.
The suspect was arrested in connection with the find and investigations are on-going.