TTPS weekend operations nab firearms and ammo

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TTPS weekend operations nab firearms and ammo

One woman was arrested and a firearm and several rounds of ammunition seized during an anti-crime exercise conducted at Central Division on Saturday 30th March 2024.
Around 7:25pm, a party of officers were on mobile patrol in Area North of the Central Division, proceeding West along Chin Chin Road, Cunupia, when they received intelligence information via the E999 Command Center of a robbery in progress involving a silver Nissan Sentra which was taken away at gun point from Price Plaza, Chaguanas.

The officers quickly proceeded east along the said Chin Chin Road, where they spotted the vehicle turning north into Bonne Aventure Road.
They began chasing the vehicle when the occupants opened fire at them. As a result, in keeping with the use of force policy, the officers returned fire and the vehicle to crash into a gate along Bonne Aventure Road.
Two male suspects exited the said vehicle and ran north into a bushy area making good their escape.

A 30-year-old female suspect was held trying to escape from the left rear seat of the vehicle.
Further checks were made and officers seized one black Ruger firearm, fitted with one magazine containing seven rounds of 9mm ammunition on the floor of the vehicle.

The firearm and ammunition was secured and taken along with the suspect to the Police Station.
In another exercise, also conducted in the Central division, officers arrested two persons, one for possession of Marijuana for the Purpose of Trafficking and another for Possession of Marijuana for the Purpose of Trafficking within 500 metres of a school.