Several people were arrested and two firearms seized by officers during anti-crime exercises conducted in various Divisions over the last three days.
A TTPS release said in the first exercise, on Monday officers of the North Eastern Division found a Glock pistol loaded with two rounds of ammunition in the Brasso Seco district.
Meanwhile, officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force conducted an operation on Tuesday during which they went to St. Paul Street, Port of Spain, and found one pistol loaded with a magazine with 17 rounds of ammunition.
IATF officers also recovered a vehicle which was previously reported stolen and arrested one suspect in connection with the incident.
The officers were on patrol around on Tuesday when acting on information, they went to
Eastern Quarry, Laventille, and saw two men with the chassis of a silver Nissan B14 motor vehicle.
The suspect, of from the area was held, while the search continues for the other man.
In another exercise, this time in the Southern Division, officers conducting investigations into a report of larceny from the person arrested two suspects,
The men, a 38-year-old of Morvant and a 49-year-old of Laventille were held after a female victim reported that her cellular phone was stolen from her last week Saturday.
The phone was recovered during the exercise.
In the Central Division, a 36-year-old Couva man was arrested by officers of the Central Division Gang Unit in connection with robberies in the Freeport district.
And, in the South-Western Division, seven people were arrested for various offences including trafficking in marijuana, use of obscene language and robbery during a similar exercise.