Police arrest man with gun in Piarco

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A 25-year-old man was arrested on April 10 after he was found with a gun.

North Central Division Task Force officers, acting on a tip, went to a car park near Building 240, Oropune Gardens, Piarco.

While they were there, they saw a man standing in the carpark acting suspiciously.

He tried to run away but the police chased and caught him a short distance away.

They searched him and found a Jericho pistol, a magazine and 14 rounds of 9mm ammunition.

The 25-year-old suspect was arrested and taken to the Piarco Police Station and is expected to be charged.

Police also seized drugs and ammunition near a pan tent in Arima on Wednesday.

Northern Division officer received information and went to Mausica Lands, Arima and searched behind the tent, where they found a black plastic bag containing three rounds of 0.38 ammunition, eight rounds of 9mm ammunition and 52 grams of cocaine.

The illegal items were taken to a nearby police station.


"Police arrest man with gun in Piarco"

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