Gun factory found in East Trinidad
TRINIDAD - Police have arrested one man after discovering what appears to be a gun factory in east Trinidad. Officers of Northern Division Task Force East, acting on information received, went to Mexico Road, Wallerfield, on Wednesday. Police found tools which seemed to be used in making guns.
There, with assistance from the Canine Unit, they entered a shed where they discovered two shotguns, with 12 rounds of 12gauge cartridges and a revolver with six rounds of ammunition. Several incomplete guns, as well as weapon components such as triggers, shafts and wooden gun butts, were also found in the shed. Some of the components for a shotgun which were seized, all of which seemed to have been crafted at the site. A 19-year-old man was arrested in connection with the find. The exercise was spearheaded by Cpl Sookram which includes other officers PCs Lee, Mohan and WPC Sampson. Some of the shotguns and ammunition found by North Eastern Division Task Force officers during a raid yesterday.
Some of the shotguns and ammunition found by North Eastern Division Task Force officers during a raid.(Photo: Trinidad Express)