A 65 year old man from Alabama in the United States has been arrested and charged after being found in possession of ammunition in Piarco International Airport.
Police reports say around 6.25 AM yesterday, Estate Constable Khan was performing X-ray screening operations at the in-transit check point at the Piarco International Airport, when he had cause to screen a backpack belonging to the said suspect.
According to reports, upon screening the backpack the officer observed five (5) metal objects resembling that of ammunition in the top pocket .
Based on his observations, a further search was conducted and five (5) rounds of .22 ammunition were discovered.
The suspect was subsequently arrested and charged for the offences of Possession of Ammunition by A.A.T.T as well as the importation of a restricted goods by Custom and Excise Officer II, Christian Bowen.