Man Held with Pistol in Sangre Grande

One man was arrested and a pistol and magazine seized by officers of the Eastern Division Special Operations Unit, during an anti-crime exercise in Sangre Grande last night.

The exercise led by Sgt. Harper and Cpl Ramnarine, also included officers of the Sangre Grande Criminal Investigations Department and was conducted on September 19th.

During the exercise, officers executed a search warrant for firearms and ammunition at the North-Eastern Settlement home of a 42- year-old man. The search resulted in one Beretta pistol and a magazine being discovered in the house.

Murdered gyro vendor laid to rest

The gy­ro ven­dor who died from gun­shot wounds to his head last Sat­ur­day, was laid to rest this morn­ing fol­low­ing a fu­ner­al ser­vice at the Scar­bor­ough RC Church.

Elias Dabourah, orig­i­nal­ly from Syria, was shot at point-blank range dur­ing a rob­bery at his Crown Point busi­ness place on Sep­tem­ber 9.

He suc­cumbed to his in­juries at the Scar­bor­ough Gen­er­al Hos­pi­tal last Sat­ur­day.