Diego Martin

Police seize assault rifle, ammunition & weed in Diego Martin

According to reports. officers of the Western Division Task Force under the supervision of Senior Superintendent Ramdhanie acted on information they received around 6am today, when they proceeded to a river bank on Davidson Drive, La Puerta.

The officers found a Russian-made assault rifle containing five rounds of ammunition along with 500 grams of marijuana.

No one arrested and inquiries are continuing.

In an unrelated incident, police have also arrested two from Bagatelle, Diego Martin, for possession of marijuana.

The men were arrested on Bagatelle Road.

Police seize firearm, drugs and ammunition

One firearm, ammunition, and drugs have been seized during a police exercise.

On Monday, officers of the western division task force executed a search warrant at a house located at Riverside Drive, La Puerta Avenue, Diego Martin where a quantity of packets each containing marijuana was found and seized, one person was arrested.

Five shot in La Puerta, Diego Martin; one confirmed dead

Police are currently at the scene of a shooting incident in La Puerta, Diego Martin.

According to police reports, two men entered the Spec's Cut Barber Shop and attempted to rob the establishment of tickets to a fete known as "China Town" that were being sold there.

Police say an off-duty police officer engaged the robbers and in the crossfire, one man was shot dead and four others injured.

The injured were taken to the St James hospital for treatment.

Five shot in Diego Martin

Police are currently at the scene of a shooting incident in La Puerta, Diego Martin.

Earlier indications suggest that gunmen opened fire at someone inside a barber shop, hitting five people in the process.

Preliminary reports indicate that one man was killed and four others injured.

The injured have been rushed to the St James hospital.

We will update this report when more comes to hand.

Murder in Diego Martin

Police are investigating the murder of a man at the corner of Gopaul Avenue and the Diego Martin Main Road.

Initial reports indicated that the man was standing near a car parts store at the corner of Gopaul Avenue around 3 pm, when a vehicle pulled up.

One man is said to have come out of the vehicle and fired several shots at the victim.

The assailant then made good his escape in the vehicle that was being driven by another man.

The victim died on the spot.

Double murder in Diego Martin

Two brothers were shot and killed in Diego Martin this morning.

They have been identified as 32-year-old Joshua Johnson and his mentally-challenged brother 29-year-old Jerome Johnson.

The men were shot multiple times around 9.30 am.

The motive for the double shooting is unclear at this time but police say one of the men was involved in a life of crime.

Drone footage of fire in Diego Martin

Fire has destroyed a warehouse in Four Roads, Diego Martin.

The fire began around noon on Patino Drive, Diego Martinat a warehouse with a signboard titled 'Toys 4 U', which is also said to house hardware supplies.

CNC3 has been supplied with this drone footage by Revel Entertainment.