Public Advisory

San Fernando pensioner missing

Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 74-year-old Courtney Brewster.

Brewster, of Rushworth Street, San Fernando, was last seen at his home around 2 pm, on Wednesday 2nd January, 2019.

He was reported missing to the San Fernando Police Station, around 7 pm on Thursday 3rd January, 2019, by a female friend.

Brewster is of African descent, 5 feet 7 inches tall, slim built, with a brown complexion, grey hair and a short grey beard.

He was last seen wearing a pair of ¾ pants, a blue t-shirt and a pair of black and white slippers.

"Significant" water impact looms with cutback at desalination plant

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of Central and South West Trinidad, that they will experience a disruption in their regular pipe-borne water supply, due to a cutback in production at the Point Lisas Desalination Plant.

The plant is currently producing 10 million gallons per day (mgd), or 25 percent of its capacity.

4.6 magnitude earthquake across T&T

Trinidad and Tobago was rocked by a 4.6 magnitude earthquake Friday.

The earthquake took place at 10.33 am.

Seismic data said it occured at 11,02 North Latitude and 61.50 West Longitude.

Those coordinates put it 40 kilometres north of Port-of-Spain, 48 kilometres NW of Arima and 85 kilometres north of San Fernando.

It occured at a depth of 40  kilometres.

Tunapuna woman reported missing

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 32-year-old Adanna Cruikshank.

Cruikshank, of Wells Street, Tunapuna, was last seen leaving her home around 10 am on Wednesday.

She was reported missing to the Tunapuna Police Station, around 5:45pm, on that same date by a female relative.

Cruikshank is of mixed descent, 5 feet 6 inches tall, with a brown complexion and has long straight hair.

She was last seen wearing a turquoise pair of long pants, a turquoise blouse and a pair of black sandals.

Alert cancelled, it's safer to return to the seas now

The Met Office has cancelled the hazardous seas alert and has returned the level to green.

The Met Office said Wednesday morning that sea conditions are returning to a state of normalcy, as low-level winds are becoming weaker.

However, it advises that caution should still be exercised as waters may remain somewhat choppy near-shore and will be moderate in open waters.

The hazardous seas alert was issued on Monday, to run until 11 am today.

TTPS encourages citizens to be responsible when using fireworks

Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) wishes to advise members of the public to be responsible when using fireworks, particularly during this festive season.

 The TTPS would like to remind citizens to be responsible in the use of fireworks and other similar devices as they can cause serious injury to the user, other persons or result in major damage to property.