A pistol and a quantity of ammunition were seized by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in Laventille, on Monday morning.
Officers were on mobile patrol around 11:30 am on Monday 18th September, 2017, in Block 8, Laventille, when they observed a man acting suspiciously.
Upon seeing the officers, the man ran off.
Officers gave chase, but the man managed to elude capture. A search of the area, resulted in the discovery of a black plastic bag, containing one Glock pistol and a magazine with 17 rounds of 9mm ammunition.
Barbados police have seized a significant cache of guns and ammunition that arrived by sea from Trinidad, hidden among vehicle parts.
A total of 16 firearms and 593 rounds of assorted ammunition were found in four separate operations.
Police say that over 400 rounds of ammunition and six firearms were seized at the Bridgetown Port as a result of an intelligence-led operation involving Customs Enforcement Officers and Members of the Anti-Gun Unit.
Police have detained several people for questioning.
A pistol, one round of ammunition and a quantity of marijuana were found by officers of the Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the Maraval district this morning, a police statement said.
Officers conducted the exercise between 11 pm and 3 am, on Monday 11th September, 2017, during which they proceeded to Morne Coco Road, Maraval, and conducted a search in some bushes along a river bank, in the vicinity of the Maraval Community Centre.
A Beretta pistol and a quantity of ammunition were seized by officers of the Central Division Operation Unit, during an anti-crime exercise, in the Enterprise, Chaguanas yesterday.
A police statement said that officers conducted the exercise between 2 pm and 8 pm on Sunday 10th September, 2017, during which they observed a man standing in a basketball court, along Postman Drive, Enterprise, with an object resembling a firearm in his possession.
Upon seeing the officers, the man dropped the object and ran off.
A Couva couple is expected to appear in court today for possessing a firearm, ammunition, and drugs. The following is a media statement by the TTPS:
A Couva couple is expected to appear before a Couva Magistrate today, charged with possession of firearm, ammunition and possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.
A Glock pistol and a quantity of ammunition have been seized during an anti-crime exercise by officers of the Carenage Police Station.
Police say officers conducted the exercise between 4 pm and 6 pm on Tuesday 29th August, 2017, in the Carenage District.
Acting on information received, the officers proceeded to Upper Haig Street, Carenage, where they conducted a search of an abandoned house.
The search resulted in a pistol and magazine with nine rounds of 9mm ammunition being found.
No arrests were made in connection with the find.
Four men, four firearms and quantities of ammunition and marijuana were discovered following a police exercise in Morvant yesterday.
Officers, acting on information received, first proceeded to Chinapoo, Morvant, where they conducted a search of an abandoned lot of land.
At that location, they found one tanfoglio pistol and a revolver, along with two magazines, containing three rounds of 9mm ammunition.
A 25-year-old man of Morne Coco road, Maraval, was arrested in connection with the find.
Two pistols and quantities of ammunition and marijuana, were discovered by officers of the Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the Western Division.
The exercise was conducted between 11 am on Thursday 8th June, 2017 and 3 am on Friday 9th June, 2017.
Officers, based on information, first went to La Horquette Valley Road, Carenage, around 8 pm on Thursday, where they found one Glock pistol, along with two rounds of 9mm ammunition.
Two guns and quantities of ammunition and narcotics were found in the Blanchisseuse and Morvant districts, during an anti-crime exercise, conducted by officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force, yesterday.
The exercise, which commenced at 1pm on Tuesday 6th June, 2017 and ended at 10:30am on Wednesday 7th June, 2017, was coordinated by ACP Surajdeen Persad, supervised by Snr. Supt. Surrendra Sagramsingh and involved officers of the Morvant Police Station, CID, Maracas Bay and Blanchisseuse Coastal Patrol and Canine Branch.
A Maloney man will appear before an Arima Magistrate on Tuesday 6th June, 2017, for possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Shaquille Charles, 21, was held during an anti-crime exercise, which took place in the Maloney District from of 12 pm on Saturday 3rd June, 2017 to 12 am on Sunday 4th June, 2017, a police statement said.
Acting on information received, officers of the Maloney Police Station arrested and charged Charles of Building 5, Maloney Gardens, for possession of one black Colt .45 pistol and seven rounds of .45 ammunition.