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IATF seize pistol, ammo and narcotics in PoS

Jada Loutoo File photo
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POLICE recovered a Colt Mark IV pistol and a magazine with seven rounds of ammunition in an abandoned structure at Fatima Trace, Laventille on Sunday morning.

They also found 221 grammes of cocaine and 430 grammes of marijuana in an empty lot at Oxford Street, Port of Spain.

In a release, the police service said the searches were done by members of the Inter-Agency Task Force during exercises which started just before 7 am and continued until noon.

The firearm was found during a routine foot patrol by IATF officers while the narcotics were found when officers executed a search warrant on Oxford Street.

There they extended their search to an empty lot next door as part of an Operation Blue Line exercise.

The items were seized for further processing.

The release said the exercises were spearheaded by Snr Supt Alexander, ASP Ramesar and Supt Spence, and were coordinated by Insp Steele, Sgt Bethelmy, and Insp Sirju. It also involved a team of officers from the K9 Unit.