Biche police deliver baby at station

Officers on duty at the Biche Police Station were in for an unexpected surprise visit this morning.

The officers were called upon to deliver a baby which they did successfully and for which they have been praised.

The mother has not hey been identified, but we're told that she's 29 years old and lives at Libertville, Rio Claro.

She went to the police station at 5.30 this morning and by the time she got to there her contractions intensified and she went into labour.

17-year-old Wallerfield girl missing

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is seeking the public's assistance in locating a 17-year-old girl, who was last seen on Wednesday 11th January, 2017.

Kimberly Ferdinand was reported missing from her Demerara, Wallerfield home to the Arima Police Station by her mother, Natasha Thompson, around 6:15 am on Thursday 12th January, 2017.

Police say she was last seen leaving her mother’s workplace at Agape Training Center, Pro Queen Street, Arima.

She was wearing long black jeans, black sandals, and a brown top.

Chamber supports moves to make police officers accountable

The Chamber of Industry and Commerce says it is in support of moves to hold police officers accountable.

The statement follows the issuance of two letters from the Commissioner of Police to the Head of the Eastern Division, John Trim and former Head of the Northern Division Simbonath Rajkumar, calling on them to retire.

The Commissioner's letter cited poor performances.

The Chamber issued the following statement today.

Man killed in hit and run accident

Police are searching for a driver who knocked down a 46-year-old man and left him for dead at the side of the road on Monday night

According to police reports, around 9 pm Jagdeo of Demerara Heights was walking along the westbound lane of the Churchill -Roosevelt Highway when he was knocked down. Police said after hitting Jagdeo, the driver failed to stop leaving a bleeding Jagdeo at the side of the road.

Jagdeo was taken to the Arima Health Facility where he died while being treated.

Police seize guns, ammunition in Diego Martin

Police have seized two shotguns and three rounds of ammunition in Sea Trace, Diego Martin.

According to reports, officers of the Western Division Task Force were conducting enquiries at River Road, Sea Trace, Diego Martin, in an area commonly called the "Pine" around 12:30 am today.

While there, the officers received information that led them to a nearby bamboo patch and found and seized two shot guns and three rounds of 12-gauge cartridges.

No one was arrested.

Investigations are continuing.

Four arrested during police exercise

Four men have been arrested following a police exercise in South Trinidad yesterday.

The 5 hours exercise which began at 7 am also resulted in the seizure of a Smith and Wesson pistol and four rounds of 9mm ammunition.

According to reports, officers attached to the Mon Repos Police Station, criminal investigations department and rapid response unit conducted several anti-crime exercises in Mon Repos.

During the exercise, four fixed penalty notices were issued, and 13 field interviews were conducted.