Tobago Divisional officers have destroyed $500,000 in marijuana during an eradication exercise in the Mt. St. George area.
The exercise took place on Sunday and was supervised by Sgt. Stewart, of the Tobago Division.
Officers attached to both the Crown Point Police Station and Tobago Division Task Force, executed an exercise in a forested area of Mt. St. George and destroyed 50 kilogrammes of cured marijuana along with two seedlings.
Officers are confident that an arrest will be made soon, as investigations are continuing into the matter.
As thousands of Tobagonians gathered at the Montgomery Moravian Church in Bethel for the funeral service of Tobago's double murder victims John Mills, 69, and Eulyn John, 61, on Wednesday, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley called on Tobagonians to share what they know about the murders.
Mourners began gathering as early as 8 am for the 10:30 am service and a shuttle service was created at Montgomery recreation ground to take mourners to the church.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and Tobago East MP Ayanna Webster-Roy are among hundreds of mourners currently gathered at the Montgomery Moravian Church in Bethel, Tobago for the funeral of double murder victims John "Joker" Mills, 69, and Eulyn John, 61.
The couple was found murdered in the bedroom of their Cocrico Avenue, Buccoo home, on May 2.
An autopsy confirmed that both had been strangled to death.
Mills was a friend and former classmate of Dr Rowley.
Police are investigating reports that a woman was raped at gunpoint at the Plymouth Multi-purpose Centre early this morning.
According to a report, the victim was working in the area when she was held against her will and sexually assaulted at the facility. A
villager, who does not want to be identified, told Guardian Media police are currently on the scene near the corner of Pentland and Adventure Link Road.
"Neighbours started calling each other and warning that we should stay inside and be vigilant," the woman said.
Tobago police have confirmed a double murder in the Buccoo area.
Information confirmed by Guardian Media states that the victims are a man and a woman.
The married couple was found at a house in Cocrico Avenue.
Our correspondent is on her way to the crime scene and we will update this story as more information becomes available.
Reporter: Casandra Thompdon-Forbes
Tobago’s Main Ridge Forest Reserve has been named the Caribbean Nature Park of the Year in the Caribbean Journal’s Caribbean Awards 2019.
Caribbean Journal (CJ) is the world’s largest website covering the Caribbean, has original content and video focusing on travel and tourism across the entire Caribbean and is the global leader in covering Caribbean travel and trade news.
According to the Journal, the Green Awards are meant to “celebrate those who are already working to protect and strengthen this beautiful corner of the world.”
Chairman of the People's National Movement (PNM) Tobago Council Stanford Callender is distancing the party from the actions of a youth activist's accused of sexting a 15-year-old boy.
On Wednesday morning, Tobago woke to the news that the activist, who works with youths in the Tobago House of Assembly(THA) and appears on some of the party's political platforms, sent WhatsApp messages to the underage child, soliciting oral sex.
Tobago police are investigating an incident where inappropriate text messages were sent to a 15-year-old schoolboy by a well-known THA official.
Guardian Media understands that the incident occurred approximately three weeks ago, but was only made public today via social media.
A senior police official from the Child Protection Unit told Guardian Media, that while an official report was not made to the unit, the contents of the text message itself can be considered as a report and the relevant action will be taken.