Five held as guns, drugs, ammo seized

Two weapons, a quantity of ammunition and drugs were seized during police operations in the North Eastern Division yesterday.  

The weapons included a Ruger pistol, as well as a .357 Derringer pistol. Police also seized 16 rounds of 9mm ammunition, 10 rounds of .38mm ammunition, one round of .357mm ammunition, as well as over 600grammes of marijuana. 

Five people are in custody. 

The operation took place yesterday between 1pm and 5pm and was overseen by Snr Sup Maharaj, Sup Ramjohn, ASP Pariman, and Insp Bharath. 

The officers visited several areas in San Juan, Malick, and Morvant. 

A 32-year-old was held with 355 grammes of marijuana; a 29-year-old was held with 292 grammes of marijuana; a 33-year-old was held in connection with the loaded weapons; and two men, aged 27 and 33 were held on inquiries for robbery and firearm-related offences. 

Inquiries are continuing by PC Nicome, PC Quinlan, and PC Elwyn. 

The haul seized by police at two locations last night.

January 13, 2021 09:19 AM

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