One man was arrested and a firearm and a quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Central Division Task Force during an anticrime exercise conducted in the Claxton Bay district, this week.
During the exercise, which was conducted between Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th December, several search warrants were executed and several drug blocks searched.
Police reports indicated that officers observed a vehicle parked along Diamond Road, Diamond Village, Claxton Bay, with a lone male occupant.
Two schools in Claxton Bay have been closed and MP for the area David Lee is not happy about it.
In a Facebook post yesterday, Lee said since October 25, 2019 the Union /Claxton Bay Secondary School (UCB) has been closed due to leaky plumbing on the second floor.
A revolver and quantities of ammunition and marijuana were discovered by officers of the Central Division during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Claxton Bay district yesterday.
According to police reports, officers of the Chaguanas and Couva CIDs proceeded to Pranz Gardens, Claxton Bay, where they conducted a search.
The search resulted in officers finding the firearm, along with four rounds of ammunition and 3.13 kilogrammes of marijuana. The drug has an estimated street value of $31,300.
Investigations are ongoing.
A Claxton Bay resident is thanking his lucky stars that his pet dog Garroth was not devoured by a caiman which crawled into his yard early yesterday morning.
After being alerted by his mother-in-law, Nazir Mohammed used a piece of wood to ward off the menacing caiman which was just three feet away from his mixed-breed dog.
Recounting the incident, Mohammed said shortly before 7 am he was awakened by his mother-in-law knocking on the front door of his Ramsaroop Trace, Macaulay Village, home.
A 15-year-old boy is shot and killed.
According to reports at approximately 1:40 pm today, Isaiah Havelock and his father 35-year-old Wayne Havelock were conducting repairs to a boat at the Claxton Bay Fishing Depot.
It is said that a car described as a gold Almera bearing registration number PCL 1886 entered the bay area and four men wearing masks opened fire in the direction of the Isaiah and his father.
The 15-year-old received an injury to his right lower back. While his father was unhurt.
A 17-year-old boy has been shot and killed in a drive-by shooting.
The deceased has been identified as Kevon Paul.
According to police reports, around 9 pm Sunday, Paul was walking along Lodge Road, Claxton Bay when a car pulled alongside him.
Eyewitnesses reported hearing several loud explosions and observed the vehicle fleeing the scene.
Paul was shot several times about the body.
Police and emergency health services were notified, however, the 17-year-old boy succumbed to his injuries.
Police seized a revolver and ammunition during an anti-crime exercise in Claxton Bay.
The following is a press release from the TTPS:
A Taurus revolver and a quantity of ammunition were discovered by officers of the Couva Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise, in the Claxton Bay district, Friday night.
A man who went by the nickname "Monster" has been shot and killed in Claxton Bay.
Police reports indicate that shortly after 7pm on Monday, police officers on patrol observed a motor vehicle parked along Hilltop Lane, Claxton Bay.
Upon checking, they observed the occupant identified as Brian “Monster” Brunker in the front seat of the vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds.
He was taken to District Health Facility but was pronounced dead on arrival.
Police say Brunker was well-known to them.
An investigation has been launched into the death of a 15-year-old boy from Claxton Bay.
Luke Rolle was found hanging from ropes at his home but relatives are describing this as a freak accident.
It’s being reported the teen was swinging from the ropes when he became entangled and suffocated.