Saturday, February 24, 2018

Guns, ganja found at party for baby

man, 35, woman, 32 arrested and charged


The guns and ammunition seized during the raid on Sunday.

Donstan Bonn

POLICE on Sunday raided a party being held to celebrate a baby's christening, and found two illegal firearms, ammunition and a quantity of marijuana.

Two persons - a 35-year-old Maloney man and a 32-year-old woman of La Horquetta - were arrested and taken into custody.

According to police, at around 11 p.m. a party of police officers led by Senior Superintendent David Abraham, Superintendent Daniel, Inspector Maharaj, and others of the Northern Division Task Force went to a house at Phase Four, La Horquetta.

Police said a party was in progress at the house when they entered with a search warrant.

Officers allegedly found a .38 revolver with five rounds of ammunition, 18 rounds of ammunition of various calibre, and a quantity of marijuana.

The suspects were taken to the Arima Police Station and were to be charged with possession of marijuana, possession of a firearm, and possession of ammunition.