Police said among the persons arrested this morning, two are for possession of illegal alcohol, and two others for narcotics.
Police have also seized clothing and other items, which they believe is from a clothing vendor in Arima who was recently robbed.
Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Crime, Mervyn Richardson, said the exercise is aimed at giving a sense of peace and comfort for persons living in fear in the community.
The early morning joint Police/Army lock-down of Beetham Gardens began at 4:00 am today.
Deputy Commissioner Richardson said a Multi-Agency Task Force is at this time operating in the community, searching for drugs, arms and ammunition and persons who have outstanding warrants related to gun crime offences, including murder.