Gun and ammunition seizure in Kelly Village (Image courtesy TTPS)

An anti-crime exercise which was conducted in Kelly Village yesterday lead to the arrest of one man, and the seizure of two rifles and a large cache of ammunition.

Around 4.10 pm on Thursday 22nd July 2021, police carried out an intelligence-driven exercise, where extensive surveillance was conducted at a location at Caroni Main Road, Kelly Village. A search warrant was later executed at the location, where two AR rifles, five Pmag 5.56magazines, 105 rounds of 5.56 ammunition, ten rounds of .45ammunition and one round of nine–millimetre ammunition were found. The officers took possession of the firearms and ammunition and arrested one man in connection with the seizure.

The exercise was spearheaded by ACP Andy Belfon, Snr Supt Renzey Ramdeen, Supt Montrichard, W/ASP Powder, coordinated by Insp Pittand directly supervised by Sgt La Pierre, Cpl Forde and members of theNorthern Division Task Force- Area West along with NDTF Intel Team.

PC Rochford is continuing enquiries.