Weekend Exercises Net Eight Suspects, One Stolen Car, Says TTPS

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Weekend Exercises Net Eight Suspects, One Stolen Car, Says TTPS

One man was held for Firearm Possession offences, while one vehicle which was reported stolen was recovered, during weekend  anti-crime exercises across the country. 

An exercise was conducted between 7 am and 8:30 am, on Saturday, July 1st in the Barataria district, during which officers executed a search warrant at the Mt. Lambert home of a male suspect for firearms and ammunition.  

The suspect, who was also wanted in connection with a report of Shooting with Intent, which occurred on Friday, June 30th was arrested in connection with the matter.  

He is expected to be charged with Possession of Firearm, Possession of Firearm to Endanger Life, Possession of Ammunition, Possession of Ammunition to Endanger Life and Shooting with Intent.  

In a separate exercise in the Morvant district, officers were on mobile patrol when they observed a silver Chevrolet Cruz abandoned along Pitch Road.  

Further checks revealed the vehicle was involved in a robbery incident in the Point Fortin district on June 17th.  

The same party of officers then proceeded to Ninth Avenue, Malick, where they recovered one silver Nissan AD Wagon, which was reported stolen from the Laventille district between Friday night and Saturday morning.

And, in the Southern Division, an intelligence-led anti-crime operation was conducted between 3 am and 8 am, on Friday in the Princes Town district.  

During the exercise, six persons were arrested for various offences including Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana and House Breaking and Larceny.  

Investigations are ongoing into all the above matters.