Carenage

Police hunt for Carenage gunmen

Po­lice are search­ing for a group of gun­men who opened fire on them at Up­per Haig Street, Care­nage on Fri­day.

Sev­er­al units from the Emer­gency Re­sponse Team re­spond­ed and joined in the search af­ter of­fi­cers called for back up.

A se­nior of­fi­cer of the West­ern Di­vi­sion de­nied re­ports that three peo­ple were shot dead. He al­so dis­missed re­ports that a po­lice of­fi­cer was shot.

More as this sto­ry de­vel­ops.

Carenage man charged with murder

A Carenage man has appeared before the Port of Spain Magistrates’ Court, charged with the murder of David Coltes.

The murder occurred on Wednesday 1st August, 2018.

Isaiah Antoine aka ‘Pieyo’, a 29-year-old labourer of Haig Street, Carenage has also been charged with wounding with intent, possession of a firearm and ammunition.

He was remanded into custody after he appeared before Chief Magistrate Maria Busby Earle-Caddle in the Port-of-Spain 8th Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 3rd October, 2018.

Carenage man charged with murder

A Carenage man has appeared before the Port of Spain Magistrates’ Court, charged with the murder of David Coltes.

The murder occurred on Wednesday 1st August, 2018.

Isaiah Antoine aka ‘Pieyo’, a 29-year-old labourer of Haig Street, Carenage has also been charged with wounding with intent, possession of a firearm and ammunition.

He was remanded into custody after he appeared before Chief Magistrate Maria Busby Earle-Caddle in the Port-of-Spain 8th Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 3rd October, 2018.

AR-15 rifle found in Carenage

Police have seized an AR-15 rifle in an exercise in Carenage.

According to report, officers of the Western Division Task Force conducted anti-crime exercise at Upper Big Yard, Carenage, coordinated by Sgt Arneaud around 4 am on Saturday.

The officers executed a search warrant at a house and one AR-15 rifle, along with 15 rounds of 5.56 ammunition were found and seized.

Three men ages 19- 24 years were arrested and charged.

 

Man killed in Carenage

One man is dead and another warded at the hospital following a shooting incident in Carenage.

CNC3 news understands around 2 am 23-year-old  David Coltis and 18-year-old Jordel Slater were liming with a group of friends when a gunman approached and opened fire on them. 

The incident is said to have occurred near the apartment houses opposite smith hill in Carenage. 

Coltis was hit in the chest and Slater was shot in the left leg. 

Coltis died on the scene, whilst slater is hospitalized in a stable condition.

EMA investigates oil spill in Carenage

The Environmental Management Authority (EMA) is investigating an oil spill at the Carenage Jetty, near the Carenage fishing facilities. 

The presence of an oily substance and contamination of the coastline on the shoreline and in the nearshore area by the Carenage Fishing Centre, that is, the fishing depot under construction just after Haig Street, were observed on Tuesday. 

The EMA says it also conducted a shoreline impact assessment at Williams Bay near the Chaguaramas boardwalk at 6:50 pm, however, there was no evidence of oil on the shoreline or in the water.

Traffic restrictions along Western Main Road Carenage

Traffic restrictions have been put in place by WASA to facilitate the repair of a sewer main along the western main road in Carenage.

The following is a press release from WASA:

The Water and Sewerage Authority (the Authority) advises motorists and members of the general public of traffic restrictions along the Western Main Road, Carenage, in the vicinity of Bain Street, to facilitate emergency repairs to the sewer main in the area.

Carenage taxi fares increasing next week

If you are traveling to Carenage from Port-of-Spain from November 1st you can expect increased fees.

That's according to the Diego Martin, Petit Valley and Carenage Taxi Association which announced today it will raise its fee from the capital city to $7 and all short drops to $5.

And President of the Association Adrian Nicholls said the increase is long overdue.

Murder in Carenage

A 20-year- old man has been shot and killed in Carenage.

Reports indicate that around 2;15 am today, Tyler Alexis was at his home at Fitz Alleyne Street, Point Cumuna, Carenage when a gunman broke into the premises entered his bedroom and opened fire.

Tyler's mother who was home at the time heard the commotion and called the police.

Upon arrival, the officers discovered Alexis' motionless body with several gunshot wounds.

Investigations are ongoing.

 

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