Relatives of murdered father of two, Derick Valentine, who was killed in the presence of his two children on Sunday night, said they believe in the system of justice.
Homicide detectives are investigating two unrelated murders that took place in North Trinidad on Sunday night, within the space of two hours.
In the later incident, shortly after 9 pm, Derrick Valentine, 33, of Covigne Road, Diego Martin, was at his home with his family when two gunmen men stormed into the house.
The men then opened fire, shooting Valentine multiple times about the body before escaping.
Valentine was taken to the St James infirmary where he died while undergoing emergency treatment.
The T&T Police Service is reporting the discovery of a quantity of arms and ammunition during a Strike Back Operation in the Diego Martin district on Thursday.
According to police reports, the arms and ammunition were found in a bushy area in the Patna Village.
The TTPS says officers seized:
Three men currently are in police custody following a robbery in the San Juan area, in the wee hours of this morning.
CNC3 News understands that one of the men in police custody has connections to a special reserve police officer.
Details are still coming in, but initial reports are that at about 3:30 am, officers from the Emergency Response Patrol, the North-East Division Task Force and the San Juan CID, responded to a report of a robbery at #23 Silver Mill in San Juan.
“I want to go home!”, cried Nigerian national, Saubana Bello.
Bello entered Trinidad in November 2005 illegally from Venezuela, after the economic crisis created uncertainty.
The police commissioner is expected to meet soon with the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago (LATT), to discuss the possibility of rogue attorneys facilitating criminal acts.
The LATT recently wrote to the top cop, advising him to charge any lawyers that were deliberately breaking the law.
A Guayaguayare mother wants Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith to find out why his officers have failed to charge a student who slashed her daughter’s face, leaving her with partial facial paralysis.
Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith says officers attached to the Special Operations Response Team have so far found an illegal firearm in the search currently being conducted at the home of a well-known Port-of-Spain businessman.
Guardian Media understands that the officers found the weapon, a Smith and Wesson revolver, during an initial sweep of the property on Friday.
Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith gave a commitment to increased collaboration between the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) and the Bankers Association of Trinidad and Tobago (BATT).
The top cop and officers of special investigative units within the TTPS, met with representatives of this country’s commercial banking sector on Wednesday 30th October, at the office of the Commissioner of Police, Police Administration Building, Port of Spain.
One person is dead following a triple shooting in Patna Village, Diego Martin, this morning.
According to reports, at approximately 8:20 am, three men were liming when shots were fired, killing one person and wounding two others.
Dead is 27-year-old Jonathan Abdool, also known as Chucky.
Luke Jaggassar—who goes by the alias Cripple—was shot in his leg. Another person identified only as Marcus was shot in his chest.
Story by CARISA LEE