156 arrested in Operation Strike Back II exercises

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    Police have arrested 156 persons, including 45 wanted suspects, during Operation Strike Back II in four police divisions.

    Between September 24th and October 13th 2019, exercises were conducted in the Northern Eastern, Northern, Port of Spain and Western divisions.

    There were 42 warrants issued and 27 roadblocks, while police seized seven firearms, 56 rounds of ammunition, 251.4 grams of marijuana and 15 grams of cocaine.

    The T&T Police Service says joint police/army operations continue to be conducted nationwide, particularly in areas prone to gang activity.