A member of the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment was among three men arrested when a firearm and a quantity of ammunition were found hidden in a vehicle.

According to police reports, officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force were conducting an exercise around 10:30 am on April 19th with the assistance of the Special Investigations Unit, when they intercepted a white three tonne-truck with three male occupants in the vicinity of the Port of Spain lighthouse.

Officers searched the vehicle and found one Smith and Wesson pistol and 28 rounds of ammunition under the driver’s seat. The men, including a Venezuelan, from Carapo and Freeport, were arrested. Investigations are ongoing