Sangre Grande man arrested after marijuana, ammo bust

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    A Sangre Grande man has been arrested after officers allegedly caught him trying to hide illicit items in bushes.

    Yesterday, officers acting on information, when to Rampersad Trace and while in position, saw a man trying to conceal the items.

    They approached him and found a knapsack with seven wrapped plastic packages of marijuana, a metal box of ammunition and one camouflage jacket.

    The 33-year-old was arrested.

    SUSPECT ESCAPES IN MARAVAL BUT GUN, AMMO SEIZED

    Meanwhile, a suspect escaped following a chase along Saddle Road, Maraval but police have seized a gun and ammunition.

    Along Beard Street last night, they spotted a man who threw a plastic bag into a pile of garbage and ran off on seeing them.

    Officers gave chase but the man escaped however a pistol and ammunition were found.