Prisons Commissioner gets report on YTC escape


Com­mis­sion­er of Pris­ons, Ger­ard Wil­son has re­ceived the re­port on the Oc­to­ber 3 es­cape at the Youth Train­ing Cen­tre (YTC) where five young of­fend­ers es­caped and to date, re­mains still at large.

Based on the com­ple­tion of the en­quiry, Wil­son told Guardian Me­dia that “it doesn’t look good.”

Officer rewarded for good deed

A Port of Spain Magistrate has ordered that a $500 reward be given to Constable McLean of the Transit Police Unit after he chased after a thief and recovered a stolen cellphone on Wednesday. The defendant, 19-year-old Keno Stewart of Village Council Street Laventille was placed on a $20, 000 bond to keep the peace for two years after he pleaded guilty to the offence of larceny of the person.