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.


Santa Cruz man in court for stealing neighbour’s jewellery

Christoper De Silva, a 23-year-old labourer from Pipiol Road Santa Cruz appeared before a Port of Spain Magistrate charged with stealing a gold hand band from his neighbour’s home.

Mr De Silva pleaded not guilty to the charge of larceny dwelling house, when he appeared before Magistrate Nazim Khan, on August 13th.

He was remanded into custody and the matter adjourned to Thursday, August 16th.

Labourer charged with murder

Darren Sealy, a 24-year-old labourer from Upper Pashley Street, Laventille, has been charged with the murder of 18-year-old Kevon De Peza. 

Sealy appeared before Chief Magistrate Maria Busby Earle Caddle, in the Port of Spain 8th Magistrates’ Court today.  He was also charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition. 

The matter was postponed to Monday 10th September 10th.

According to police reports Mr De Peza, of Trou Macaque Road, Laventille, was standing at the front of his home around 3:00 pm on April 16th when he was shot multiple times about the body. 

Police seize revolver and ammunition

A revolver and a quantity of ammunition are discovered during an anti-crime exercise conducted by officers of the Cedros Police Station, in the district. 

According to police reports officers proceeded to Icacos Village around 8:30 pm on August 11th, and conducted a search of a bushy area. 

The search resulted in officers discovering one Smith and Wesson revolver and two rounds of ammunition in a black plastic bag hidden under a sheet of rusted galvanise. 

Investigations are continuing.