One man was arrested with two firearms and ammunition while a quantity of marijuana was seized during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Maracas Bay district on Sunday.

During the operation, a search warrant was executed for firearms and ammunition at a house located at Old Bay Road, Maracas Bay.

When officers searched the premises they found one Berretta pistol with 14 rounds of nine-millimetre ammunition and one Taurus pistol with 11 rounds of nine-millimetre ammunition.

The officers took the weapons and a 48-year-old man was arrested in connection with the seizure.

A search was also conducted in a bushy area off Old Bay Road, Maracas Bay, where a blue and white plastic bag containing 80 grammes of marijuana was found and seized.

PC Voisin is continuing enquiries.

The exercise was spearheaded by ACP Samaroo, ag/Snr Supt Winston Maharaj, ag/Supt Ramjohn, ASP Pariman, coordinated by Insp Bharath, supervised by ag/Cpl Singh and included members of NED Coastal Patrol Unit and Maracas Bay Police Station.

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Pictured: Daniel Trudge. Photo provided by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTOS).

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