Home Invasion

Woodbrook attacks, assaults, robberies on the increase

Over the past five years there have been over 100 attacks against residents of Woodbrook.

The latest attacks were a home invasion where an 85-year-old woman was brutally beaten along with her amputee son, a robbery and an attempted rape.

Brother, sister shot by same bullet during home invasion

A La Ro­maine fam­i­ly was left shak­en yes­ter­day af­ter a gun­man broke in­to their home, shoot­ing sib­lings Ani­cia and Amiel Brooks in a failed bur­glary.

Re­ports stat­ed that Ani­cia, 28, a fash­ion de­sign­er and Amiel, 27, were re­cov­er­ing at their La Ro­maine home af­ter be­ing treat­ed for gun­shot wounds on their shoul­ders at the San Fer­nan­do Gen­er­al Hos­pi­tal.

Three in court for home invasion

Three men appeared in court yesterday charged with a violent home invasion in Sangre Grande.

Keron Seales, of Oasis Gardens, Chaguanas, Keston De Frietas, of Curepe, and Darren Juteram, of Coalmine, a relative of the victims, were jointly charged with three offences of robbery with aggravation.

They were each granted bail in the sum of $75,000 bail by Senior Magistrate Debra Quintyne, presiding in the Sangre Grande First Magistrate Court.

The trio was charged with the offences by PC Delpino of Sangre Grande CID.