One ar­rest was made, and three more il­le­gal firearms and quan­ti­ties of am­mu­ni­tion and co­caine were seized by po­lice, while they con­duct­ed var­i­ous an­ti-crime ex­er­cis­es on Wednes­day 27 April 2022, in the South-West­ern, North-East­ern and West­ern Polic­ing Di­vi­sions.

 

South-West­ern Di­vi­sion op­er­a­tion

 

An of­fi­cial state­ment from the Po­lice Ser­vice re­ports that dur­ing an Op­er­a­tion Sea Breeze ex­er­cise on Wednes­day, of­fi­cers of the South-West­ern Di­vi­sion ex­e­cut­ed a search war­rant for firearms and am­mu­ni­tion at a premis­es lo­cat­ed along South­ern Main Road in Ves­signy Vil­lage, La Brea.

The search re­sult­ed in of­fi­cers find­ing one firearm with one mag­a­zine con­tain­ing sev­en rounds of am­mu­ni­tion, and one firearm loaded with a mag­a­zine con­tain­ing 13 rounds of am­mu­ni­tion.  The il­le­gal items were seized, and one man was ar­rest­ed.

The ex­er­cise was spear­head­ed by Snr. Supt. Dil­lon, Supt. Nor­ton, ASP Mathu­ra and In­sp. Mar­celle, and su­per­vised by Sgt. Rol­locks, Sgt. (Ag.) Breedy, Sgt. (Ag.) So­bie, Cpl (Ag.) Seecha­ran, and W/Cpl (Ag.) Cob­ham.  It in­clud­ed of­fi­cers of the South West­ern Di­vi­sion Task Force (SWDTF), Crim­i­nal In­ves­ti­ga­tions De­part­ment (CID) and of­fi­cers of the Guapo Po­lice Sta­tion.

 

West­ern Di­vi­sion op­er­a­tion

 

Of­fi­cers of the Spe­cial Pa­trol Unit, West­ern Di­vi­sion, re­spond­ing to a re­port of loud ex­plo­sions at Rich Plain, Diego Mar­tin, found and seized an il­le­gal firearm.

Ac­cord­ing to the TTPS re­lease, while con­duct­ing a search along a track in the area, the of­fi­cers found and seized one Ruger re­volver. The of­fi­cers al­so car­ried out a com­pre­hen­sive search of the area; how­ev­er, no sus­pects were found.

In­ves­ti­ga­tions are con­tin­u­ing.

 

North-East­ern Di­vi­sion op­er­a­tion

 

The Po­lice Ser­vice re­ports that po­lice of­fi­cers found and seized four, black plas­tic wrapped pack­ets con­tain­ing co­caine when they went to a lo­ca­tion at East­ern Main Road, San Juan, on Wednes­day.

In­volved in the po­lice op­er­a­tion were of­fi­cers from the San Juan Crim­i­nal In­ves­ti­ga­tions De­part­ment (CID), the North-East­ern Di­vi­sion Crime Scene In­ves­ti­ga­tions Unit (NED-CSI), and mem­bers of the Spe­cial In­ves­ti­ga­tions Unit (SIU).

En­quiries are on­go­ing.

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