Couva woman, sons held after cops find ammo, ganja, camouflage clothing


A WOMAN and her two sons, including a minor, have been arrested for allegedly having several rounds of ammunition, a quantity of marijuana, camouflage clothing as well as rifle magazines.

They were arrested on February 1 between 7 am and 10.30 am in an intelligence-led exercise in the Couva district.

The police searched a house and found three blocks of marijuana, which together weighed 1.6 kilogrammes, 22 rounds of 5.56 mm ammunition, ten rounds of 12-gauge ammunition and two rounds of 40 calibre.

The police also found three magazines – a double drum rifle barrel, a single drum rifle barrel and a 9 mm – as well as a camouflage t-shirt and long pants.

Snr Supt Simon, Supts Gyan and Baird and ASP Ablacksingh co-ordinated the exercise, which Insp Sylvan and acting Insp Stewart led. It included Sgt Nelson, Cpl Hall, Couva CID and K9 Unit officers.

PC Boodoosingh is leading investigations.


"Couva woman, sons held after cops find ammo, ganja, camouflage clothing"

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