East POS Gang War 1Ten persons were arrested by police officers on Wednesday between the hours of 1pm and 8:30pm, as an exercise was conducted in the Port of Spain area.

According to the police, there was particular attention paid to the George Street area. The ten persons who’ve been detained range between the ages of 22 and 64 years of age. A quantity of marijuana along with $25,000 worth of cocaine was confiscated and placed as evidence. Additionally, two pistols with three magazines and 54 assorted rounds of ammunition were also seized.

The exercise was a partnership executed by officers of the Inter Agency Task Force, Criminal Investigation Department and the Court and Process Branch.