A 26-year-old Sangre Grande woman has appeared in court charged with the sexual penetration of a child.
Shaneeza Muntaz, a nutritionist, was granted $100,000 bail with surety when she appeared before Magistrate Adia Mohammed.
The matter has been adjourned to Thursday, December 13, 2018.
The offence is alleged to have occurred at the Cascadia Hotel in St Ann's on July 18 against a 14-year-old boy.
A report was made by the boy's mother to the Child Protection Unit following which an arrest was made.
Police have destroyed marijuana trees and cured marijuana worth over $2 million in Moruga.
The exercise was carried out by officers of the Southern Division Task Force and the Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit yesterday.
It was coordinated by Snr. Supt. Zamsheed Mohammed and ASP (Ag.) Peter Ramdeen, between 6 am and 5 pm.
During the exercise, officers proceeded to a forested area in La Lune Village, Moruga, where they came across 1,500 fully grown marijuana trees, 130 pounds of cured marijuana and 1,000 seedlings, along with three makeshift camps.
A Chaguanas man was found dead in a parked car at the Maracas Lookout on Wednesday evening.
Police were called to the area at around 8.30 pm, after passers-by noticed a Nissan Tiida which appeared to have been abandoned.
When officers arrived on the scene they found the body of Darron Isaac bundled in the backseat of the car.
The 27-year-old man had a solitary gunshot to the head.
Police believe he was executed elsewhere and taken to the area where he was left in the abandoned vehicle, which was registered in his name.
A Princes Town man is due to appear before a Siparia Magistrate today, charged with the possession of a firearm after being arrested by officers of the South Western Division Task Force (SWDTF) during an anti-crime exercise in Penal yesterday.
Karl Richardson, 29, a labourer of Borde Narve Village, Princes Town, was arrested by officers around 5:30 pm on Tuesday.
During the exercise, officers had cause to stop and search a gold Tiida motor vehicle with a lone occupant at Gopie Trace, Penal.
Police are investigating a murder at the Anand Supermarket in Debe.
Reports indicated that the supermarket was robbed by armed bandits who shot the security guard dead.
An employee of the supermarket was also shot.
We will have more on this later.
A police officer appeared in court on Monday charged with stealing six panties from PriceSmart, Chaguanas branch and was released on $200,000 bail.
Sgt Rauff Hosein, 48, pleaded not guilty to the larceny charge when he appeared before Chaguanas First Court Magistrate Adrian Darmanie. The charge alleged that at the business place on Friday, he stole the six underwears valued $107.95.
Hosein, of Rio Claro, was last attached to the Mayaro Police Station, but he is on vacation. The officer is said to have more than 25 years of service.
James “Whitey’’ Bulger, the Boston gangster who eluded authorities for 16 years before being captured and convicted of participating in 11 murders in 2013, has died at a prison in West Virginia.
Bulger, who was 89, was found dead Tuesday, a prison official confirmed.
Bulger was the head of a violent South Boston crime ring known as the Winter Hill Gang from the 1970s into the 1990s.
Skimmers have reportedly successfully stolen close to $.2 million from bank accounts belonging to Scotiabank customers.
In the latest scam, which police said occurred on Friday between 8 pm and 11 pm, money was withdrawn from bank accounts through card skimming.
Victims from Friday had as much as $5,000 withdrawn from their accounts.
Yesterday, two of the victims contacted the T&T Guardian and said they had lodged official reports at the T&T Police Service’s Fraud Squad and Scotiabank’s Port-of-Spain head office.
A Tobago mechanic appeared before a Scarborough Magistrate yesterday, charged with larceny against a farmer in the Les Coteaux district, which is alleged to have occurred between Thursday 25th October, 2018 and Friday 26th October, 2018.
Alton Britto, 51, of Gru Gru Patch Road, Providence, appeared before Magistrate Indrani Cedeno in the Scarborough 1st Magistrates’ Court on Monday to answer to the charge.
He pleaded not guilty and the matter was adjourned to Tuesday 20th November, 2018.