Trinidad and Tobago: Juvenile boy, held with AR-15, Magazine, Ammo in Sangre Grande

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) has recently held a 17-year-old juvenile who was held with a high-powered rifle

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago: The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) has recently held a 17-year-old juvenile who was held with a high-powered rifle as well as a quantity of ammunition by gang intelligence detectives in Sangre Grande is currently assisting police with investigations on May 14, 2023.

According to the prime information by the police service of Trinidad and Tobago, the boy was arrested during an anti-gang operation executed by Eastern Divisional Gang and Intelligence Unit (EDGIU) police officers following a surveillance exercise into illegal firearms and ammunition in the Sangre Grande district.

According to police, at 6.30 pm on May 13th, EDGIU officers proceeded to a house located in the North Eastern Settlement, Sangre Grande, where they executed a search warrant.

Police further informed that during the raid, the EDGIU police officers allegedly found one black AR-15 equipped with one magazine, 21 rounds of 5.56 ammunition, 50 rounds of nine-millimetre ammunition and one drum magazine containing a quantity of nine-millimetre ammunition in the accused bedroom.

“He was arrested and taken to the police custody. The exercise was also supported by the Eastern Division Task Force,” TTPS outlined.

In conclusion, Trinidad and Tobago Police Service mentioned, “PC Dabreo is continuing investigations.”

George Henry

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