One man was arrested and five firearms were seized by officers during ongoing anti-crime operations across the country overnight.
In the latest incident, an intelligence-led exercise was conducted in the Malabar district by officers of the Northern Division between 5pm and 10pm on Tuesday.
Officers executed a search warrant at the home of a male suspect which resulted in one AR-15 rifle loaded with a smagazine containing four rounds of 5.56 ammunition being recovered.
In a separate operation, officers of the Central Division conducted an exercise between 4:30am and 7am on the same date.
They executed a search warrant at the Longdenville, Chaguanas home of a male suspect where they found a Luger pistol loaded with two rounds of ammunition.
The suspect who was in the house at the time was arrested.
The same party of officers then proceeded to a forested area off Ravine Sable Road where they conducted a search and found one black Air Rifle.
Meanwhile, officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force conducted an exercise in the Port of Spain Division yesterday during which they found and seized five pounds of marijuana at 6th Street Beetham Gardens.
The officers then proceeded to Spring Side Avenue where they found a Smith and Wesson revolver loaded with three rounds of ammunition, a Taurus pistol, two magazines and 23 rounds of ammunition hidden under a heap of garbage.
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