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Police find Magnum revolver in Laventille exercise

A Magnum revolver was discovered by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force, Operation H.O.P.E, during an anti-crime exercise, in the Laventille district over the weekend.

Officers, acting on information, proceeded to La Resource Road, Laventille, around 8:50 am, on Saturday 20th January, 2018, where they conducted a search of a bushy area along the roadway.

The search resulted in one black and silver revolver being found approximately 150 feet off the roadway.

No one was arrested in connection with the find.

Charlieville man held with pistol and ammunition

One man was arrested and a pistol discovered, by officers of the Stolen Vehicles Squad, during an exercise in the Northern Division over the weekend.

Officers were on patrol at Trincity Mall, Trincity, around 4:30pm, on Friday 19th January, 2018, when they observed a brown Nissan Navara bearing a false number plate, being driven by a 35-year-old man of Savannah Heights, Charlieville.

The man was arrested and the vehicle seized.

Murder in Patna Village

A shooting incident in Patna Village this morning has left one man dead and another injured.

Reports indicate that at 8.30 this morning, residents of Good Session Road in Patna Village heard gunshots.

Upon investigating, they discovered one man dead and another injured.

The two remain at this time unidentified.

The injured man has been taken to hospital.

 

Manslaughter charge for man who goes by alias "Ricky Jai"

A Golconda Village man is expected to appear before a San Fernando Magistrate today, charged with manslaughter in the death of Asaf Khan, which occurred on Monday 25th December, 2017.

Richard Marvin Dillon, aka “Ricky Jai”, 35, a labourer of Golconda Village, San Fernando, was charged with manslaughter following advice received from Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Joan Honore-Paul on Thursday 18th January, 2018.

32-year-old man arrested with Taurus revolver

A Laventille man was arrested and a revolver and a quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Cumuto Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise in the district, last night.

The exercise, supervised by Cpl.Shawn Gordon, was conducted between 8 pm and 11:30 pm on Thursday, during which officers had cause to stop a white Nissan B-15 motor vehicle, with a lone occupant.

A search of the vehicle resulted in one Taurus revolver and six rounds of .38mm ammunition being discovered.

Missing teen sisters found

Sisters Aleana St Louis, 15, and Alissa St Louis, 14, of Oropune Gardens, Oropune, who were reported missing by their mother, Alicia Yearwood on Wednesday 20th December, 2017, have been found.

Police confirmed they were found via a news release on Thursday but did not give further details.

However, the Police Service is thanking the public for its assistance in ensuring the teenagers’ safe return.

Pistol found hidden in bushes in Cunupia

A pistol was discovered during an anti-crime exercise by officers of the Central Division Task Force in the Cunupia district yesterday, a police statement said.

Officers conducted the exercise between 10 am and 5 pm, on Wednesday, during which they proceeded to Marshall Street, Cunupia, where they conducted a search of a bushy area.

The search resulted in a plastic bag containing one black and silver Bernardelli-Sarsilmaz pistol, being discovered.

No arrest was made in connection with the find.

Police shoot teen during La Horquetta anti-crime exercise

One man is hospitalized, four others arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition seized, following a police-involved shooting incident at La Horquetta last night, police said in a statement.

The shooting occurred during an anti-crime exercise conducted by officers of the La Horquetta Police Station and Maloney CID under Sgt. Vaughn Waldrop, between 8:45 pm and 12 am, on Wednesday 17th January, 2018, in the La Horquetta district.

Bar owner and family arrested as gun & ammunition are found in bar

An elderly bar owner and his family were arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition seized during an anti-crime exercise by officers of the Central Special Crime Unit, in the Freeport area, yesterday.

The exercise, spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.), Kenny McIntyre, coordinated by ASP (Ag.) Richard Smith, included officers of the Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit, Regiment Intelligence Unit and Canine Branch, and was conducted between 2 am and 10 am, on Monday 15th January, 2018.

Accused in Chinese restaurant robbery to reappear in court Wednesday

The five accused in the armed robbery of a Chinese restaurant, at Arouca, on January 7th, 2018, will reappear before an Arima Magistrate on Wednesday 17th January, 2018, to answer to the nine charges arising from the incident.

Samuel Roberts, 30, Jamal Roberts, 25, Dominic Alcantara, 19, Romeo Jude Blackman, 29, and Keon Patoe, 28, all of Beetham Gardens, first appeared before Magistrate Debby Ann-Bassaw in the Arima 3rd Magistrates’ Court on Friday 12th January, 2018, where bail was denied.

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