A 24 year old man is scheduled to appear in the Scarborough Magistrates Court on Monday, charged for the possession of a firearm and ammunition.
The man was held during a routine exercise on Saturday afternoon.
According to Police Reports around 5:35pm on Saturday, officers attached to the Tobago Task Force were on patrol on the Windward Road, Hope Village when they observed a silver Honda CR-V motor vehicle with a lone occupant, travelling in a westerly direction.
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Tears flowed freely at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy on Saturday night, as for the fifth time, the Guyana Amazon Warriors were turned back in the final of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) tournament. This time by the Barbados Tridents which won their second title by 27 runs. Trident also defeated the Warriors in 2014 for that title.
By the time the latest batch of Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) students writes the Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate (CSEC), the examination will be done online.
A brazen robbery by three gunmen at Gold Kingdom Jewelry, Trincity Mall created a panic amongst midday shoppers and mall-goers yesterday after shots were fired inside the packed establishment while the men escaped on foot.
The incident left employees from nearby stores traumatized and calling for increased security patrols along with the installation of scanners at the various entrances to assist with detecting criminal elements operating inside the mall.
Minister of National Security Minister Stuart Young has started a defamation claim against UNC Senator Wade Mark concerning allegations made by Mark at a recent public meeting.
Attorneys for Young sent a pre-action protocol letter to Mark on Thursday regarding the matter.
The TT Fire Service (TTFS) has once again warned persons to be extremely careful when handling fireworks.
This call was made by Acting Chief Fire Officer for the Central Division Ramdeo Boodoo on Friday when the TTFS closed a week of fire prevention activities at the Centre City Mall, Chaguanas. Boodoo said dealers of fireworks have a responsibility to inform consumers about the proper handling and related safety instructions when it comes to the use of fireworks.
Very soon motorists in breach of traffic laws, particularly speeding and breaking red lights, will begin receiving tickets in their mailboxes. In fact, according to Works and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan it will take effect “by year-end or sooner.”
In the Public Sector Investment Programme for fiscal year 2019/2020, the ministry will be allocated funding for the “deployment of five Spot Speed Cameras along the Uriah Butler Highway (UBH) and Solomon Hochoy Highway (SHH).”
One of the major talking points coming out of the $53 billion 2020 budget delivered by Finance Minister Colm Imbert last week Monday (Oct 7th) was the increase in salaries for CEPEP (Community-Based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme) and URP Unemployment Relief Programme) workers of 15 per cent.
The move was hailed by some as a good one but criticized by others as being a local government election ploy.