A 22-year-old Arima man was arrested yesterday for possession of a firearm and related paraphernalia.
Officers were on patrol on Righteous Lane in Pinto, Arima, when they saw the suspect throwing a bag on the side of the roadway. He was held and the bag was searched.
A black metal barrel-type magazine, and a black rubber and metal extended butt believed to be for a firearm were found in the bag.
The man was arrested and taken to the Arima Police Station where he is expected to be charged with possession of a firearm.