Police have arrested over 258 persons in connection with various offences including gang activity, shootings, outstanding warrants and gun and narcotics possession, a statement by the Police Service said.
The statement said that over 4,500 police officers across the nine police divisions have engaged in anti-crime exercises over the past 72 hours, conducting patrols, stop and searches and operations critical to treating with matters of crime and criminal activities across the country.
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The child has died at the San Fernando General Hospital having suffered 100 percent burns.
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A 3-year-old child is barely holding on to life after suffering 4th-degree burns when his father's car exploded in Tabaquite.
Prince Fracette, 3, of 21 Cito Lane, Tabaquite, is now at the San Fernando General Hospital where doctors are desperately attempting to save his life.
President Paula-Mae Weekes will travel to Barbados on Saturday to address local students there.
A statement from the Office of the President said Weekes will speak to Trinidad and Tobago Students Association Educational Forum on Monday at the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus.
The Educational Forum is part of the campus’ promotion of the Sustainable Development Goals as prescribed by the United Nations.
The theme of the event is “Balancing the Equation: Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges”.
Daniel Felix Reyes a 21-year-old labourer from Ste. Madeleine has been sentenced to 24 months of hard labour after pleading guilty to charges of possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Reyes, of Coquette Street, Ste. Madeleine was charged with possession of firearm and possession of ammunition, when he appeared before Magistrate Alicia Chankar, in the San Fernando 1st Magistrates’ Court, on February 12th.
A new plot has been uncovered to assassinate Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith by two incarcerated gang leaders and one of their associates.
Intelligence sources say the contract to kill was connected to the human trafficking bust which occurred last Wednesday.
The information is compiled in a confidential report prepared by the Special Operations Response Team on February 8.
Sergeant David Swanson is pleading with patrons to desist from picking up items that do not belong to them when Mr Killa’s song—Run With It— is being played in Carnival fetes as it could lead to a fight.
Swanson made the comment during an interview on the CNC3 Morning Brew programme.
Within recent times several videos have surfaced on social media showing fete lovers lifting and carrying items that were not theirs when the tagline of the song “pick up something...anything” is being played.
Valentine's Day, considered a day of love, brought sorrow and hurt to the family of a 53-year-old partially blind woman after she was found with clothing covering her face and electrical cord tied around her neck. She later succumbed to her injuries at the Sangre Grande Hospital.
The woman was found lying on the floor of her kitchen around 8. 15 am.
Valentine’s Day turned out to be a scary experience for an elderly couple when they woke up to find a four-feet macajuel in their bedroom ceiling yesterday.
Robin Nagessar, 73, and his wife Sumintra, 61, remained outside their home for about four hours until the snake was captured by senior Game Warden Steve Seepersad.
Recalling the scary encounter, Nagessar said he got up around 3 am because his wife had to go out.
“I put on my television and make up my bed because my wife had to go out early this morning,” he said.