A 29-year-old Princes Town man has been detained by police for possession of drugs and ammunition.
According to police reports during an anti-crime exercise, officers executed a search warrant at the Susannah Trace, Princes Town home of a 29-year-old man.
The search resulted in eight packets containing 4.1 kilogrammes of marijuana and 15 rounds of 9mm ammunition being discovered on the premises.
The drug has an estimated street value of $41,000.
The man who was in the house at the time of the exercise was arrested in connection with the finds.
Two reports of murders surfaced on Monday as more than half of the country struggle to clean up after devastating weekend floods.
Around 6.30 am, a man was shot dead outside a trucking company in Thick Village, Siparia. He remains unidentified.
Police have cordoned off the scene.
In Tobago, police said URP worker Terrance Owen was shot dead on Sunday night. His body was found at the Mt Grace Recreation grounds around 10.30 pm.
He is the eight person to be killed for the year on the sister isle.
National Security Minister Stuart Young is warning looters that they will face the full brunt of the law if caught stealing items from flood victims.
His comments came during a tour of flood-raved Greenvale, La Horquetta, hours ago, following complaints by scores of residents hit hard by the flooding that looters had carted away their belongings last night while they were relocated to shelters
A quantity of marijuana was discovered by officers of the Central Division Task Force and Central Division Major Crime Unit in the Cedros district during an anti-crime exercise yesterday.
Officers under the supervision of Snr. Supt. Inraj Balram and ASP (Ag.) Richard Smith, conducted the exercise between 11 am and 5 pm, on Thursday 18th October, 2018, during which they proceeded to Bamboo Village, Cedros.
Popular radio personality Ricardo “Gladiator” Welch was murdered in Sam Boucaud, Santa Cruz this morning.
The talk show host was gunned down in what appeared to be a drive-by shooting along Santa Lucia Drive.
Welch, 54, lived in the area.
According to reports, Welch was driving to work in his Toyota Prado when he was attacked by a gunman. His Toyota Prado ran off the roadway and crashed into a wall.
Two men are expected to appear before a San Fernando Magistrate today, charged with the wasteful employment of police time after faking their own kidnappings.
The action has incurred the ire of Southern Division Snr Supt Zamsheed Mohammed, who warned yesterday that police would not tolerate false reporting. He said kidnapping is a high priority offence which requires significant manpower as the CID, Task Force, Anti- Kidnapping Squad, Cybercrime and other units are deployed immediately.
A quantity of marijuana was seized by officers of the South Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Palo Seco district.
The exercise, coordinated by Snr. Supt. Neville Adams and Supt. Deonarine Basdeo, was conducted between 2 am and 4 pm on Wednesday.
During the exercise, officers were patrolling an area off Beach Road, Palo Seco, when they observed a man disembarking a pirogue with two crocus bags in his hands.
As the officers approached the suspect, he dropped the bags and ran back to the boat, which then sped off.
Police are investigating a shooting incident at MovieTowne in Port-of-Spain.
Initial reports indicate that a man was shot in the front of MovieTowne near the Pricemart carpark.
The man ran to the back of MovieTowne to Festa Plaza and stopped outside the Royal Princess Members Club where he sought help from persons there.
He was later taken for medical attention.
We will have more information when we get it.