Commissioner of Prisons, Gerard Wilson has received the report on the October 3 escape at the Youth Training Centre (YTC) where five young offenders escaped and to date, remains still at large.
Based on the completion of the enquiry, Wilson told Guardian Media that “it doesn’t look good.”
A concert showcasing Korean cultural arts took place at the Southern Academy for the Performing Arts under the theme Resonance of Korea.
A former Judiciary employee was among three persons from Morvant that have been committed to stand trial for murdering a 65-year-old pharmacist in March, last year.
Quick work by officers of the Port of Spain Division Task Force (POSDTF) resulted in the arrest of two men and the seizure of a firearm and a quantity of ammunition, following a report of a robbery and wounding in the Port of Spain last night.
According to police reports officers were on mobile patrol when they responded to a report of a robbery at Tragarete Road and Cipriani Boulevard, around 11:00 pm yesterday.
The man fatally shot by police on Tuesday in Arima has been identified as Stephon Plaza of Maturita Extension.
Marijuana trees worth approximately TT$3 million were destroyed by officers of the South Western Division Task Force during a marijuana eradication exercise conducted in Point Fortin yesterday.
Officers conducted the exercise on October 15th, during which they proceeded to a bushy area off the Point Fortin Field Road, where they conducted a search.
The search resulted in the officers finding 3,000 fully grown marijuana trees and 1,200 seedlings.
The plants were subsequently uprooted and destroyed. Investigations are ongoing.
The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 15-year-old Breanna Knox.
Breanna, of Evans Street, Curepe was last seen at her home around 7:30 am on October 14th, 2019.
She was reported missing to the St Joseph Police Station at 10:30 am on October 15th by a relative.
Breanna is of mixed descent, 5 feet 2 inches tall, and slim built, with a dark brown complexion.
She was last seen wearing a white shirt, blue skirt, and a pair of black sneakers.
A 39-year-old Tobago man has been sentenced to 5 years hard labour after being charged for Shop Breaking and Larceny.
Fidel Skeete of Skeete Trace, Golden Grove Road, Buccoo received the sentence after he appeared before Magistrate Andriana Cedeno, in the Scarborough Magistrate 1st Court on October 9th.
Tobago businesses say they are concerned about the Tobago House of Assembly now having the ability to borrow money on the international market, and cannot endorse it.
That’s the word from Diane Hadad, of the Tobago arm of the T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce.
During the recent presentation of the 2020 Budget, Finance Minister Colm Imbert announced that the Tobago House of Assembly would now have the ability to raise financing for Tobago development projects via bonds worth some US$300 million.