A 20-year-old man will appear before a Port-of-Spain Magistrate today charged with possession of a firearm, ammunition, and marijuana.

According to police reports, around 4.30 am this morning, officers of the North-Eastern Division Task Force (NEDTF) and the Canine Branch executed a search warrant at the Malick, Barataria home of Nickel May also known as “Sweet Lips”.

During the search, officers allegedly discovered a magazine, ammunition and a quantity of marijuana amounting to 482 grammes. The officers also discovered 2.1 kilogrammes of marijuana in some nearby bushes. The suspect was arrested and taken to the Morvant Police Station where he was charged by PC Andrews for the offence