A self-confessed panty thief was sent to prison for four years on Wednesday after eluding officers for almost a year.
Brian Mc Kenzie, 36, was nabbed by undercover police officers earlier this week near a bar in Sangre Chiquito, a village south of Sangre Grande.
Police said Mc Kenzie was accused of stealing various items of clothing which were put out to dry by homeowners.
Tobago police are investigating an incident where inappropriate text messages were sent to a 15-year-old schoolboy by a well-known THA official.
Guardian Media understands that the incident occurred approximately three weeks ago, but was only made public today via social media.
A senior police official from the Child Protection Unit told Guardian Media, that while an official report was not made to the unit, the contents of the text message itself can be considered as a report and the relevant action will be taken.
Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 18-year-old Deja Ward.
Ward was last seen leaving her Maloney Gardens, D’Abadie home, around 10 am on Wednesday.
She was reported missing to the Maloney Police Station, around 3:25 pm on Thursday 4th April, 2019, by a friend. Deja is of African descent, 5 feet 6 inches tall and slim built with a brown complexion and shoulder length hair.
She was last seen wearing a black top and a pair of blue jeans pants.
Police are investigating a murder in La Horquetta that occurred Wednesday afternoon.
According to reports, a shopkeeper was gunned down in La Horquetta at his shop on Plover Crescent.
He has been identified so far as 'Johnnie'.
More when it becomes available.
Minority Councillor Dr Faith B Yisrael is calling on the government to allow the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) to manage the ANR Robinson International Airport expansion project.
Speaking at this week’s Minority Councillor’s media briefing, at the opposition’s new office ont Main Street, Scarborough, Yisrael she said laws govern who should undertake the project.
The long-awaited newly designed police uniforms will be introduced to the Police Service within the next few weeks.
Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith says the uniforms will have a specially-designed belt which can accommodate handcuffs, batons, tasers, and pepper spray.
Speaking at a community meeting held at the Mayaro, Rio Claro constituency office this morning, Griffith said the new uniforms were part of the transformation of the Police Service.
Griffith also said his plans to set up a special unit to monitor the activities around the nation's schools.
One man was wounded during a police-involved shooting incident in Petit Valley on Monday.
According to police reports, officers of the West End Police Station were on mobile patrol along Morne Coco Road, around 7:45 pm, when they received information that two men wanted in connection with a series of robberies in the district, were observed in a white Nissan Almera motor-vehicle.
The officers proceeded to the location, where they observed the two suspects.
However, upon seeing the officers, one of the men ran off.
To combat a possible outbreak of dengue, ports of entry and all schools will be sprayed during the Easter break, says Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh.
Deyalsingh was replying to queries in the Senate on Tuesday from UNC senator Taharqa Obika following the warning issued by the executive director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (Carpha) about a possible dengue outbreak.
The proposed Campaign Finance Reform legislation (CFR) will be brought to Parliament in a couple weeks, Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi says.
He gave the yesterday estimate in response to queries from Opposition Senator Gerald Ramdeen, who asked if the Non-Profit Organisations (NPO) bill would extend to political parties.