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13-year-old reported missing again, third time for the year

A 13-year-old Freeport girl who had been reported missing at least two times already this year, has gone missing again.

Once again, police are asking for the public's assistance in locating Semoy Ramdhanie.

She was reported missing to the Gran Couva Police Station on Friday 30th June, 2017, by her father, Steve Roodal.

She was last seen on the 21st June, 2017, by her mother, at their Mission Road, Freeport home.

Semoy was released from the St. Jude’s Home for Girls into her mother’s care on June 9th, 2017. 

16 to spend long-weekend behind bars following police exercises in Central

Sixteen persons were arrested during anti-crime exercises in the Central Division, which also saw the seizure of firearms, ammunition and narcotics, a police statement said.

A total of eight exercises were conducted between 11:35 am and 8:00 pm on Wednesday 14th June, 2017, by officers of the Central Division Task Force, Chaguanas CID, Freeport CID and Canine Branch.

Officers, acting on information, first proceeded to Mulchan Seuchan Road, Chaguanas, where they arrested a 36-year-old tradesman, of Petit Valley.

Four held for robbery of Father Harvey; priest's watch recovered

Four men have been held for the robbery of Roman Catholic priest Father Clyde Harvey.

They are expected to be charged as soon as this evening or tomorrow for the attack at a church in Gonzales, Belmont.

One of the men was held yesterday, while three others were arrested around 3 o’clock this morning, all in the Laventille area.

Officers of the Besson Street Police Station led by ASP Ajith Persad recovered Father Harvey's watch but could not find the $1000 taken from him.

Police find shotgun, cartridges on Carenage riverbank

A shotgun and two shotgun cartridges were discovered along a riverbank in Carenage, by officers of the Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise this week, a statement by police said.

Officers acting on information, proceeded to Sea View Gardens, Carenage, in the Western Division, around 2 pm on Wednesday 14th June, 2017, where they conducted a search of a river bank in the area and found the Mossberg 410 Special shotgun and the .410 gauge cartridges, hidden in some bushes.

No arrest was made in connection with the find.

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