16-year-old Tacarigua girl missing

Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 16-year-old Jenielle Baptist.

A statement by the Police Service says she was last seen leaving the St. Mary’s Children’s Home in Tacarigua, where she resides, to go to the Civilian Conservation Corps at Mausica Road, D’Abadie on Friday 17th February, 2017, at around 8 am.

The teenager was reported missing to the Arouca Police Station on the same day at around 8:30pm, by Arlene Collins, a Social Worker at the home.

PCA calls for witnesses to weekend's police shootings

The Police Complaints Authority (PCA) has initiated independent investigations into police shootings this past weekend, a statement by the PCA says.

The PCA says it is aware of the articles and reports in the media of incidents involving fatal and non-fatal police related shootings that took place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th February, 2017 in the areas of Laventille, Ste. Madeleine and La Romain respectively.

Bullet-riddled body found in La Romaine

Police are investigating the discovery of a bullet-riddled body found in La Romaine just before midnight on Thursday.

The body of a man was discovered at Dumfries Road by officers of the Court and Process Department.

It;s believed that he was killed at another location and that his body dumped in the area.

The victim was dressed in a brown jersey, a brown three-quarter pants and slippers.

Investigations are continuing.

St Augustine woman returns home; tells police she was "not missing"

Hema Kisoon, the 38-year-old woman of Agostini Street, St. Augustine who was reported missing by her common law husband, Ian Murray, on Monday 13th February, 2017, has been found.

This is according to a statement by the Police Service.

The statement says that Kisoon returned home on Wednesday 15th February, 2017, indicating to the police that she “was not missing”.

The statement does not give any further information.


Two held for gang rape

After being beaten, robbed and gang raped by three men posing as a taxi driver and passengers, a San Fernando cashier was left to crawl out of the bushes in Debe.

But within hours of reporting the ordeal, San Fernando CID arrested two of the suspects at their Woodland home, while the search continued for another yesterday.

A report stated that around 8 pm Saturday, the 26-year-old woman was standing outside Skinner Park, Cipero Street where she boarded a white Nissan Sunny B-15.

Chief Secretary, police vow mutual support to fight crime in Tobago

Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles believes a better relationship between the public and the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) is the key to success in the fight against crime.

Charles and Chief Administrator Raye Sandy has met with members of the Tobago Division of the TTPS, including acting Assistant Commissioner of Police Garfield Moore and acting Senior Superintendent Joanne Archie, to discuss the issue of crime in Tobago and crime-reduction measures being enforced.

Police release suspects in murder of Tobago teen

Tobago police have released the persons of interest who were held for questioning in relation to the murder of teenager Abiela Adams.

In a telephone interview yesterday, head of the Tobago Division Senior Supt Joanne Archie confirmed that detectives had interviewed several people after Adams' body was found on Saturday and that they had since been released pending further investigations.

"Investigations are continuing and we do not have any more updates at this time," Archie said.