An Acting Police Inspector is among three people charged with trafficking in firearms.
Officer Kurl-Ann Mc Eachnie was arrested after a search exercise carried out at her home along the Old Road in Arima revealed two illegal firearms and quantities of ammunition.
Two other suspects from the same household, Jabari Miranda and Cindy Gonzales, were also charged with the crime.
The trio appeared before Magistrate Brambhanan Dubay at the Arima Magistrates’ Court last Friday.
Inspector Mc Eachnie, who is attached to the TTPS Police Band, was granted bail in the sum of $20,000 with
a surety. Cindy Gonzales was granted bail in the sum of $20,000 with a surety or $5,000 cash bail.
Both women are scheduled to reappear on April 23rd.
Meanwhile, Jabari Miranda was remanded in custody until today pending criminal records.