May 1st, 2020 MEDIA RELEASE Moruga Teen Arrested for Firearm and Assault Off…

May 1st, 2020
MEDIA RELEASE

Moruga Teen Arrested for Firearm and Assault Offences

One person was arrested, and a firearm seized by officers of the Moruga Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise, conducted in the district on Thursday 30th April, 2020.

The exercise was coordinated by Supt Maharaj and ASP Theodore- Persad and supervised by Ag Inspector Prescott and Sgt. Lewis and members of the Moruga Police Station PC Vilava and PC Phagoo at around 11:30am on Thursday the 30th April, 2020.

Officers responded to a report of an assault at Maingot Trace, Basse Terre, and Moruga. Upon arrival, they met the suspect who led the party of officers to a busy area off Warren Trace where they retrieved a 12 Gauge Shotgun.

The suspect was arrested and charged for five offences; possession of a firearm, two counts of common assault, assault by beating and assault occasional actual bodily harm.

Investigations are ongoing.

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Corporate Communications Unit
May 1st, 2020




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