A Claxton Bay resident is thanking his lucky stars that his pet dog Garroth was not devoured by a caiman which crawled into his yard early yesterday morning.
After being alerted by his mother-in-law, Nazir Mohammed used a piece of wood to ward off the menacing caiman which was just three feet away from his mixed-breed dog.
Recounting the incident, Mohammed said shortly before 7 am he was awakened by his mother-in-law knocking on the front door of his Ramsaroop Trace, Macaulay Village, home.
A 15-year-old boy is shot and killed.
According to reports at approximately 1:40 pm today, Isaiah Havelock and his father 35-year-old Wayne Havelock were conducting repairs to a boat at the Claxton Bay Fishing Depot.
It is said that a car described as a gold Almera bearing registration number PCL 1886 entered the bay area and four men wearing masks opened fire in the direction of the Isaiah and his father.
The 15-year-old received an injury to his right lower back. While his father was unhurt.
A 17-year-old boy has been shot and killed in a drive-by shooting.
The deceased has been identified as Kevon Paul.
According to police reports, around 9 pm Sunday, Paul was walking along Lodge Road, Claxton Bay when a car pulled alongside him.
Eyewitnesses reported hearing several loud explosions and observed the vehicle fleeing the scene.
Paul was shot several times about the body.
Police and emergency health services were notified, however, the 17-year-old boy succumbed to his injuries.
Police seized a revolver and ammunition during an anti-crime exercise in Claxton Bay.
The following is a press release from the TTPS:
A Taurus revolver and a quantity of ammunition were discovered by officers of the Couva Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise, in the Claxton Bay district, Friday night.
A man who went by the nickname "Monster" has been shot and killed in Claxton Bay.
Police reports indicate that shortly after 7pm on Monday, police officers on patrol observed a motor vehicle parked along Hilltop Lane, Claxton Bay.
Upon checking, they observed the occupant identified as Brian “Monster” Brunker in the front seat of the vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds.
He was taken to District Health Facility but was pronounced dead on arrival.
Police say Brunker was well-known to them.
An investigation has been launched into the death of a 15-year-old boy from Claxton Bay.
Luke Rolle was found hanging from ropes at his home but relatives are describing this as a freak accident.
It’s being reported the teen was swinging from the ropes when he became entangled and suffocated.
While thousands complain of water shortages across the country, the people of Claxton Bay were literally flooded with it this morning as a WASA main burst at the Claxton Bay and Southern Main Road junction, leaving residents and motorists stranded.
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Residents say they had noticed a leak in the pipeline since last week but that it continued to worsen until they awoke this morning to see the area completely flooded out.
A 58-year-old man was shot and killed at his Claxton Bay home early this morning.
According to the police report, David Young was asleep at his Ramdhanie Street home around 3:50am when the incident unfolded.
A 30-year-old man who stays at the house with Young told police he was awoken by a commotion and noticed two gunmen inside the house.
At that time he ran outside, but when he reached the back of the house he heard a loud explosion.