Crime

Crime Stoppers not compromised

Executive manager of Crime Stoppers Garland Samuel is reassuring the public that the international crime-stopping organisation operates anonymously and will never ask callers to identify themselves.

His comments came after a tipster claimed she received a follow-up call from a man purporting to be a police officer from Crime Stoppers who requested that she divulge confidential information about herself.

Casino manager rescued from kidnappers by police

A manager of a casino in Woodbrook is rescued from kidnappers and two suspects held by officers of the Western Division.

The following is a press release from the TTPS: 

A 48-year-old Diego Martin woman is rescued from the clutches of kidnappers and two suspects arrested by officers of the Western Division, following a kidnapping incident, which occurred in the Diego Martin district, on Tuesday 7th August, 2018. 

Labourer charged with murder

Zion Pedro a 19-year-old labourer of Freeman Road, St. Augustine appeared before a Sangre Grande Magistrate today charged with the murder of Keron Marshall which occurred on May 27th.

Pedro was also charged with possession of firearm and possession of ammunition.

The matter was adjourned until 5th September. 

According to police reports Mr Marshall, aka ‘Mandela’, 33, a fisherman, of Rampanalgas Village, Balandra, was at a house in the district, when three masked men entered and fired several shots at him, before escaping into some nearby bushes. 

Casino manager rescued from kidnappers by police

A manager of a casino in Woodbrook is rescued from kidnappers and two suspects held by officers of the Western Division.

The following is a press release from the TTPS: 

A 48-year-old Diego Martin woman is rescued from the clutches of kidnappers and two suspects arrested by officers of the Western Division, following a kidnapping incident, which occurred in the Diego Martin district, on Tuesday 7th August, 2018. 

$1.5m bail for Maraval Man on US$3m fake cheque charge

Rohit Persad a 34-year-old man from Maraval appeared before a Port of Spain Magistrate today charged with two counts of uttering of a forged valuable security, namely, two Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (CBTT) cheques, in the sum of US$1,614,240 and US$1,520,700 respectively, which occurred on 27th July.

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

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