30-year-old man shot dead in Arouca

Police are probing the murder of a 30-year-old Arouca man.

Reports indicate that around 10 last evening, Solon James was at Windy Hill, Arouca where he was shot several times. 

Police were called and rushed James to the Arima District Hospital where he died shortly after arriving. 

Investigations are continuing.

This murder comes less than 24 hours after a father of two was shot dead in the area on Monday.


Triple murder in Arouca

Police are in investigating a triple-murder in Arouca last night.

Around 8:45 pm officers of the Northern Division Rapid Response Unit responded to a report of a shooting at Nightingale Drive Bon Air Gardens Arouca where they found four men nursing gunshot injuries about their bodies.

Two died at the scene, a third died at hospital and the fourth man remains critical at hospital.

The victims are as follows: 

1. Dwight Richardson, 25, EMR Arouca; (Died at the scene)

2. Khadeem Williams aka Smalls, 25, of Eldorado Heights El Dorado; (Died at the scene)

Murder in Arouca

A man has been shot and killed in Arouca.

Reports indicate that shortly after 10 pm Sunday, residents of Jitman Drive heard several loud explosions.

Police were contacted and upon arrival proceeded to a house in the area where they discovered Randy Jagessar lying in a pool of blood.

His body bore gunshot wounds.

He was taken to hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival. Investigations are ongoing.


Police make big ammunition find in Arouca

An anti-crime exercise, in the Arouca district, has resulted in an ammunition haul being made by Northern Division Task Force (NDTF) officers, yesterday.

Officers of the NDTF Area Central, under the supervision of Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Michael Daniel and led by Sgt. Ishmael Pitt, conducted the exercise between 10 pm and 2 am, on Sunday 29th April, 2018.

Acting on information, the officers proceeded to an abandoned wooden structure at Windy Hill, Arouca, around 1 am, where they conducted a search.

Arouca man arrested with ammunition, marijuana

One man was arrested and quantities of ammunition and marijuana seized, by officers of the Northern Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise, in the Arouca district, over the weekend.

Officers were on mobile patrol in Windy Hill, Arouca, around 5:20 pm, on Saturday, when they observed a man walking along the roadway, acting in a suspicious manner.

The man was stopped and a search conducted.

The search resulted in 30 rounds of 5.56mm ammunition and 10 rounds of 9 mm ammunition, as well as 50 grammes of marijuana, being discovered in his possession.

Double murder in Arouca

Police are still at the scene of a double murder in Arouca.

The murder took place this morning.

Police were notified that the bodies of two men were discovered in a house.

Officers proceeded to the establishment along Windy Hill.

Upon arrival, they discovered the men lying in pools of blood.

Their bodies bore several gunshot wounds.

The deceased men have been identified as Lyndon Sutherland and Shevron Clarke.

Investigations are ongoing.


Morvant man in court for murder of Arouca mini-mart owner

Keron James, a labourer employed with the Ministry of Works, appeared before an Arima Magistrate today, charged with the murder of Arouca mini-mart owner, Lleron Alexander.

The accused, 24, of Never Dirty, Morvant, who was also charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition, stood before Senior Magistrate Gillian Scotland, in the Arima 1st Magistrates’ Court, to answer the charges.

The matter has been adjourned to Wednesday 14th June, 2017.

After residents' intervention, police charge man for Arouca mini mart murder

Police have charged a man with the murder of an Arouca mini mart proprietor.

Keron James is charged with the murder of Lleron Alexander and will appear before Arima Court today.

Alexander was killed when a gunman entered his shop on May 9th.

The accused was held by villagers and handed over to Arouca Police.

Two men held with estimated $18 million in cocaine in Arouca

Police have arrested two men in Arouca with an estimated $18 million worth of cocaine.

The information on the arrest is still not clear but reports indicate that they were held at a house on Davis Street, Arouca this morning.

The cocaine is said to have weighed 13 kilogrammes.

One of the men held is said to have been charged in September 2009 with the possession of 20 kilogrammes of marijuana.

We will have more on this report when we get further details.