January 15, 2021

President’s House Employee Arrested After Soldier’s Gun Stolen From Premises

By Newsroom

A 22-year-old employee attached to President’s House has been arrested on suspicion of stealing a state-issued firearm from the building.

Around 2.30 pm on Wednesday, a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment, attached to the President’s House, secured his service issued pistol – a Sig Sauer P226 and two magazines and 30 rounds nine millimetre ammunition in a locker in the male dormitory and went away.

He returned around 6.30 pm on the said date and discovered the locker broken into and the firearm and ammunition missing. He gave no one permission to remove the items.

The scene was visited by Ag Sgt Kamal, and several persons were interviewed.

WPC Mc Clean, of the Belmont CID, continued inquiries and during the course of the investigations, the missing
items were recovered in a vehicle in Port-of-Spain.