Central Division Police continue crackdown on illegal guns and drugs

Central Division Police Officers continued their crackdown on illegal guns and drugs with another anti-crime exercise on Thursday 16 January 2020.

During  the  exercise,  officers  proceeded  to  Bolai  Trace  East,  Chase Village, where they  conducted a search of a bushy area,  which resulted in the discovery of two  revolvers  and  three  rounds  of  ammunition.

Quantities of marijuana and cocaine also were found.

Police concerned about modified pistol found in Central

In an Intelligence-led operation on Thursday in Enterprise, officers recovered a modified 9 mm pistol which they said can cause multiple deaths if used in an open public space.

The discovery has been described as "worrying" and as a result, police officers are asking members of the public who may have information as to the person or persons behind the weapon to contact them immediately, as they fear that there may be more like it out on the streets.

Police: Crime down in Enterprise

The Cen­tral Di­vi­sion of the Po­lice Ser­vice has made strides in the fight against crime in En­ter­prise, as the have been able to re­duce down crime.

Speak­ing at a press brief­ing yes­ter­day, act­ing Sgt Jacey Small, of the Cen­tral Di­vi­sion, at­trib­uted the suc­cess to com­mu­ni­ty polic­ing and build­ing re­la­tion­ships with the res­i­dents.

Enterprise squatters get certificates of comfort

Under the stewardship of Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Edmund Dillon, the Land Settlement Agency has distributed 37 Certificates of Comfort to families in Crown Trace, Enterprise, Chaguanas.

A Certificate of Comfort issued by the Land Settlement Agency, is the first stage in the regularization of tenure process.

Only squatters who were occupying state land prior to January 1, 1998 could have made an application for a COC on or before October 27, 2000.

Fear grips Enterprise again

Random shootings and acts of violence in Enterprise have once again sparked fear among residents who had been under siege from warring gangs in the district last year.

The latest incident took place shortly before midnight on Monday after a 37-year-old man, whose name was not disclosed, was shot several times.

The night before, a 27-year-old man was shot in a drive-by shooting. He succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. He was identified as Jesse Jeremiah, a one-legged man, who used crutches to move around.

That incident occurred at Phyllis Lane.

Ammunition found at abandoned Enterprise structure

A quantity of ammunition was discovered by officers of the Central Division Operations Unit, during an anti-crime exercise, in the district, yesterday.

The exercise, spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Inraj Balram, supervised by ASP (Ag.) Richard Smith, was conducted between 8 am and 1 pm on Monday 2nd April, 2018.

Acting on information, officers proceeded to an abandoned concrete structure at Circular Drive, Enterprise, where they found a black plastic bag containing 13 rounds of 5.56 ammunition.

No one was arrested in connection with the find.

Man shot dead, girlfriend nursing gunshot wounds

A 35-year-old man is dead and his girlfriend at hospital nursing gunshot wounds after an incident in Chaguanas on Wednesday night.

According to police reports, Avinash Boodoo was walking with his girlfriend in the vicinity of Bynoe Trace, Enterprise when he was shot multiple times.

The incident occurred at about 11.40 pm.

Both victims were taken to hospital where Boodoo was pronounced dead upon arrival.

The companion is said to be in stable condition