Two days of “intense” policing saw 138 people arrested by police over the weekend in a nationwide raid in Trinidad.
In the exercise which started on Friday at 6 a.m. saw 22 drug blocks being searched, eight guns, as well as a variety of ammunition being seized.
A statement from the Police Services said, 13 prohibited immigrants were also detained, quantities of drugs were seized and two stolen vehicles were also recovered.
The exercise, the first roll of out of Commissioner Gary Griffith’s Operation Strike Back for 2019 started just four days after the Commissioner was hospitalized and ordered to rest.
According to the Trinidad Guardian, he spearheaded the operation which took place in all nine policing divisions across the country.
He said the country required such an exercise.