La Brea man charged with robbery and kidnapping

A La Brea man is set to appear before the San Fernando Magistrates’ Court today, to answer charges arising out of a robbery and kidnapping incident of a 44-year-old male victim.

Roy Henry, a 37-year-old of Sobo Village, La Brea, was charged with kidnapping, robbery with aggravation and burglary, following investigations into the kidnapping and robbery of a 44-year-old taxi driver from San Fernando on Sunday. 

The victim told police that he was entering his yard around 1 am on the said date, when two men, one armed with a gun and the other with a cutlass approached him.

Three charged with Siparia mini-mart robbery

Three men have been held in connection with a robbery at a mini-mart in Siparia and are due to appear before the Siparia Magistrates’ Court today. 

All three are facing 13 charges arising from the incident after being charged by officers of the Siparia Criminal Investigations Department (CID).

Kevin Nickie aka ‘Bug’, a 38-year-old labourer of Moruga; Jason Glascow, a 33-year-old of Siparia; and Enrique Rigoux, a 32-year-old taxi driver of D’Abadie, were arrested following investigations into a robbery at a mini-mart in Quarry Village, Siparia.

Moruga man detained by police in connection with robbery

A 38-year-old Moruga labourer has been arrested by Siparia police in connection with a robbery.

According to police reports, the owners of a bar in Quarry village were conducting business at their establishment when they were approached by two men armed with guns.

 The men announced a holdup and dealt both victims several blows to the head before robbing them of a quantity of cash, cigarettes, a cellular phone and the keys for a Nissan Tiida motor vehicle.

 The assailants then made their escape in a black Toyota Yaris motor vehicle.

Fourth suspect in cigarette van robbery, charged

A Talparo man was held in connection with a robbery at a mini-mart last week in the Longdenville area.

He is due to appear before a Chaguanas Magistrate charged with robbery with aggravation, against two victims, malicious damage and possession of ammunition.

Serdon Atwell, 34, of Todds Road, Talparo, was charged after being arrested by officers of the Central Division Task Force at his home, following a robbery and police-involved shooting on Friday 12th October, 2018.

Fisherman in court charged with stealing fish and shrimp valued at $9500

Jacob Mohammed a 29-year-old fisherman of Kings Wharf San Fernando appeared before a San Fernando Magistrate today charged with stealing fish and shrimp valued at $9,500.

He was granted $40,000 bail and the matter was adjourned to November 5th.

According to police reports, the 40-year-old victim told police that he placed 151 pounds of salmon, 187 pounds of Carite and 15 buckets of shrimp in a cooler at a fishing depot along Kings’ Wharf, around 6:30 pm on October 6th.

He later discovered the produce missing when he returned around 10:45 pm on the same day.

Fisherman to appear in court charged with robbery

Wayne Johnson, a 32-year-old fisherman from Princes Town is expected to appear before a Siparia Magistrate today charged with two counts of robbery with aggravation against a 32-year-old businesswoman.

According to police reports, the victim told police that she was exiting her vehicle in front of her home around 12:35 am on September 20th when she was approached by two men, both armed with guns. 

The men announced a robbery and ordered the victim to hand over her purse which contained a quantity of cash and a cellular phone. 

The bandits then escaped on foot. 

Three men in police custody after attempting to steal backhoe

Two men have been arrested and a third has turned himself over to police, following a report of an attempted robbery of a backhoe by 56- year-old Gulf View man. 

According to police reports, the incident occurred yesterday afternoon, in the Cocoyea district. 

The victim told police that he went to St. Andrews Park, Cocoyea, on October 7th  where his JCB backhoe was parked and observed four men attempting to load the vehicle onto a flatbed truck. 

Cashier appears in court on 13 Counts of Larceny

Akeisha George a 26-year-old cashier employed at an Arima service station pleaded not guilty to thirteen counts of larceny servant amounting to $2,787.50. 

Ms. George a resident of Clarence Street, Valencia, was granted $15,000 bail with surety when she appeared before Arima Magistrate Alicia Chankar yesterday.

According to police reports, the offences are alleged to have occurred between February 3rd and August 25th, when proceeds from the sale of phone cards were found to be inconsistent with the gas station’s receipts, on thirteen occasions.