Two men aged 19 and 26 and a 30-year-old woman have been detained by police in connection with a series of robberies committed against salespersons in Central Trinidad.
According to police reports, the first incident took place around 6:35 pm, when a saleswoman who was conducting business at the Preysal Flyover, was approached by a man who announced a robbery and relieved her of $173.00 and ran off.
Later that evening around 8:00 pm, another saleswoman was robbed at St. Mary’s Junction, Freeport, of $400.
The North West Regional Health Authority (NWRHA) is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying an unknown male patient who is currently warded at the Intensive Care Unit, Port of Spain General Hospital.
The NWRHA says he was found in the vicinity of Wrightson Road near the HYATT Regency Hotel and brought into the hospital by the Emergency Health Services at 1:50 am on Sunday 11th November, 2018.
* Of East Indian or Asian Descent
* Approximately 20 to 30 years old
* 56 Kgs
* Estimated at 5ft 5inches
* Brown skinned (medium tone)
A pistol has been discovered by officers of the Gasparillo Police Station during an anti-crime exercise.
According to police reports while on patrol in the Gasparillo district on November 14th Cpl. Basarath along with a party of officers conducted a search of a bushy area along Paradise Avenue, Whiteland.
The search led to the discovery of one Astra A60 pistol and a magazine, hidden in a black plastic bag.
Enquiries are continuing.
The Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard, has ordered an inquest into the stabbing death of 22-year-old Kareem Briggs, which occurred on August 23rd in St. Joseph.
According to police reports, Briggs, of Railway Road, St. Joseph, is reported to have gotten into a heated argument with two men on August 23rd.
During the altercation, the victim suffered stab wounds about the body and died at the scene.
An 18-year-old man of Farm Road, St. Joseph, who was detained in relation to the killing, has since been released pending the outcome of the inquest.
A Trinidadian-born man is currently under investigation by New York City Police for the murder of his girlfriend.
According to a report in the New York Daily News, Romeo Borneo fatally slashed his girlfriend Erica Renaud with a knife, then slit his own wrists in what police believe was a murder-attempted suicide inside the couple’s Brooklyn apartment on Tuesday.
Officers responded to a 911 call around 5.10 am inside the couple’s fifth-floor apartment on Lefferts Avenue near Sterling Street in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens.
Grande Riviere fishermen and villagers are denying reports that Venezuelan nationals were transported to Grande Riviere Bay to gain illegal entry into the country yesterday. They also denied there were T&T Coast Guard boats and Immigration officers at the coastal village rounding up illegal immigrants who arrived in the village.
Rather, the villagers said police locked up six Venezuelan fishermen who anchored in the bay earlier in the day to seek shelter due to bad weather.
As Petrotrin’s refinery becomes mothballed and Requests for Proposals (RFPs) are sent to the ‘world at large’, workers say an extensive facelift of the upgraded refinery is underway.
A source who requested anonymity said the 22 plants have been pressure washed and are looking better than they have ever looked in years.