Police seize pistol, bulletproof vest and counterfeit money in Scarborough

Police officers attached to the Scarborough police station seized a Bersa pistol, two bulletproof vests, USD43600 and TT$160, in counterfeit currencies during an anti-crime exercise on Tuesday.

 The exercise, supervised by Cpl Lindrey Perry, was conducted around 10:45pm, during which officers proceeded to Spring Garden, Scarborough, where they conducted a search of a bushy area where the items were found.

No arrest was made in connection with the finds. 

Nine Venezuelans arrested with guns, ammunition

Nine Venezuelan nationals were arrested and two revolvers, a pistol and a quantity of assorted ammunition seized, by officers of the South Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the district, yesterday.

Police said in a statement that the exercise, coordinated by Supt. Robert Phillip and including officers of the Penal CID, was conducted around 2:15pm, on Thursday 22nd February, 2018, during which the officers proceeded to a house located at St. James Crescent, La Romaine.

Welder arrested after gun and ammunition found in vehicle

One man was arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition were seized, by officers of the Sangre Grande CID, during an anti-crime exercise yesterday.

A search warrant was executed at the Guaico, Sangre Grande, home of a 33-year-old welder.

The search resulted in one Taurus pistol along with nine rounds of .40mm ammunition, being discovered n a vehicle, which was parked on the premises.

The man was arrested in connection with the finds. 

Valencia man held for shotguns hidden under sofa

One man was arrested and two homemade shotguns and a pistol seized during an anti-crime exercise by officers of the Northern Division Task Force, East, in the Valencia district yesterday.

The exercise, coordinated by Assistant Commissioner of Police (Ag. McDonald Jacob and spearheaded by Snr. Supt.(Ag.) Michael Daniel, was conducted between 12 pm to 6:30 pm, on Monday 15th January, 2018.

Acting on information the officers proceeded to KP Lands, Valencia, where they executed a search warrant at the home of a 22-year-old man.

Five held transporting ammo, marijuana in Santa Flora

Five men were arrested and quantities of ammunition and marijuana seized, by officers of the Santa Flora Police Station during an anti-crime exercise in the district on Tuesday 9th January, 2018.

The exercise, coordinated by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Neville Adams and supervised by Sgt. Sheldon Ablacksingh, took place around between 6 pm and 10 pm, during which officers intercepted two motor vehicles; a white Nissan Tiida with one male occupant and a silver Toyota Axio with four male occupants, along the SS Erin Road.

Police seize close to 1,500 rounds of ammunition

In the largest arms and ammunition haul for the year thus far, officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force seized four firearms and 1,470 rounds of assorted ammunition, during an anti-crime exercise in Aranguez on Friday.

The exercise was spearheaded by Assistant Commissioner of Police (Ag.) Patsy Joseph, coordinated by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Surrendra Sagramsingh and including Supt. Nazrudeen Pragg, ASP (Ag.) Michael Sooker and Insp. (Ag.) Simeon James.

Raid in Barrackpore - 12 guns & over 2,100 rounds of ammo seized

Police have seized 12 firearms in a raid in Barrackpore and one man has been arrested.

According to report, aound 6.30 am today,  gt Victor, Cpl George, Cpl Singh and other officers of the South Western Task Force and Penal CID, went to the home of a man on Jaipaulsingh Street, Barrackpore where they executed a search warrant.

The officers found 12 firearms which included six pistols, four revolvers and two rifles.

The officers also found 2,164 rounds of assorted ammunition made up of various calibres.

Three men arrested during police exercise

Police arrested three men during a police exercise when a pistol was discovered under the seat of the vehicle they were travelling in.

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

Three men were held and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition were seized by officers of the Cunupia Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise in the district, yesterday.

Miami border patrol seize over 100 guns destined for Jamaica

US Customs and Border Protection seized a shipment of over 100 firearms and several rounds of ammunition destined for Montego Bay from Miami. 

The shipment contained two blue shipping barrels said to contain personal effects.

During routine physical inspection officers of border protection discovered various food items, cat litter, a cardboard box labeled as a four-drawer dresser, and one cardboard box labeled as a television stand.