Five men have been arrested on suspicion of trafficking in firearms following an early morning bust at a bonded warehouse in the El Socorro Trade Zone.
The arrests were made and firearm and ammunition recovered during a series of anti-crime exercises by members of the San Juan and Morvant Criminal Investigations departments and the North Eastern Division Task Force on Tuesday, September 29.
It is reported that officers received a report that several men were at a bonded warehouse in the El Socorro Trade Zone.
The lawmen proceeded to Nazim Avenue where they confronted five men who were loading bags into a white panel van. On spotting the officers, the men allegedly ran and were pursued.
A 39-year-old El Socorro resident was caught and arrested.