Man in police custody for possession of a gun and ammunition

A 44-year-old man is in police custody after being arrested for possession of a firearm and ammunition, during an anti-crime exercise in La Horquetta yesterday. 

According to police reports, while on patrol, Sgt. Haywood, PC Myers and a party of officers attached to the Central Division Operations Unit, proceeded to a house along Oscar Pile Crescent, Phase 4, where they conducted a search. 

There, the officers discovered a rifle loaded with a magazine containing one round of ammunition, hidden in the roof of the house. 

TSTT installs free internet at flood shelters

The Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) has begun installing internet services in flood shelters throughout Trinidad and Tobago. 

TSTT says it is being done as part of its continued commitment to national service and in particular ensuring that the national community remains properly connected even in times of natural disasters.

Met Office: Tropical Wave approaching T&T over next 24 hours

The Met Office is advising of an active Tropical Wave east of Trinidad and Tobago that will pass over the islands in the next 24 hours.

The Met Office says the Wave has a 60% chance of heavy showers and thundershowers in some areas.

The following is a bulletin issued by the Met Office.

"An active Tropical Wave is currently located east of Trinidad and Tobago with accompanying showers and thundershowers.