Four persons were arrested for being in possession of a firearm and ammunition during an anti-crime exercise in San Fernando.

According to police reports, during the exercise officers proceeded to a house at Thackorie Street, San Fernando, to execute a search warrant for firearms and ammunition.
On entering the said premises, a firearm outfitted a magazine and four rounds of nine-millimetre ammunition were found in an open area at the said compound.

On searching the said location, four persons who were found at the premises were arrested on enquiries relative to possession of a firearm and ammunition.

In another incident, officers acted on information conducted a search of a bushy area along Ethel Street, La Romaine, where they found and seized a firearm, a magazine, and eight rounds of nine-millimetre ammunition in a plastic bag.

No one was arrested in relation to this find. The exercise was coordinated by Snr Supt. Lucia Winchester, Supt Carthy, ASP Ramdass, and Insp Phillip. Enquiries are continuing.