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3 arrested for robbery, 2 wearing police gear

Three men currently are in police custody following a robbery in the San Juan area, in the wee hours of this morning.

CNC3 News understands that one of the men in police custody has connections to a special reserve police officer.

Details are still coming in, but initial reports are that at about 3:30 am, officers from the Emergency Response Patrol, the North-East Division Task Force and the San Juan CID, responded to a report of a robbery at #23 Silver Mill in San Juan.

Accident on PBR

 

We have news of a vehicular collision on the Priority Bus Route, this morning.

Details are still sketchy, but Guardian Media understands the accident occurred in the vicinity of Olton Road, Arima.

A maxi taxi is believed to have been involved in a crash with another vehicle.

There are unconfirmed reports of at least one fatality.

And we will update this story, as details come to hand.

Two teenage girls missing

Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 16-year-old Kayla Parey and 15-year-old Sarah Ali.

Parey is a ward of the St. Jude’s School for Girls, Belmont Circular Road, Port of Spain.

She was last seen at the SERVOL Life Centre School, around 11:00 am on Tuesday 29th October 2019.

She was reported missing to the Belmont Police Station around 3:55pm on the same date.

Parey is of African descent, 5 feet, 6 inches tall, 160lbs, slim built, with an afro hairstyle, and a dark brown complexion.

Social media posters in trouble

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service has launched two investigations into social media posting between Monday and Tuesday of this week, and plans to questions the persons involved.

Speaking at the Weekly Police Media Briefing today, Police Commissioner Gary Griffith said within in the first incident an individual made a video alluding to the fact that he was going “to bury a political leader in a grave and he intends to deal with her.” Griffith said, “we have to be very as to the comments that we make.”

Griffith vs Defence Force

Police Commissioner Gary Griffith is lashing out at the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF), in particular the last two sitting Chief of Defence Staff.

Rowley cleared in Miami bank account probe, for now

Preliminary findings by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) have cleared Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley of any wrongdoing in relation to allegations of financial improprieties.

During his contribution to the budget debate on October 9th, 2018, Oropouche East MP Dr Moonilal said he visited banking institutions in Miami where he retained emails and documents which revealed Rowley received funds from the A&V Drilling fake oil scandal.

Man hacked to death in Arima

Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing the chop­ping death of an Ari­ma man whose de­com­pos­ing body was dis­cov­ered yes­ter­day.

Man shot dead in Diego Martin

Police are investigating a murder in Diego Martin.

The victim has been identified as Elijah Pierre.

Pierre was standing along Andrew Lane in Waterhole, Diego Martin just after 4 pm when residents heard loud explosions. 

They saw Pierre lying on the ground nursing gunshots wounds he was rushed to the hospital but died on arrival  

The man found chopped to death in Arima today has been identified as Kenzie Charles.

Charles, 59 of Rose Street which leads off Temple Street was found around 9 am at his home.

Murder in Maloney

A Mal­oney man was shot and killed on Tues­day night.

Po­lice re­ports in­di­cate that 32-year Joel Gib­son was stand­ing along the road­way out­side of Build­ing 4, Apart­ment 1-3 East, Mal­oney Gar­dens when a car pulled up along­side him at around 8:40 pm.

Tobago police, THA investigate man in school fight

Tobago police and Education Division officials launch an investigation into a parent's involvement in a school fight that took place in Roxborough.
 
A 1:26 minutes video, showing the fight, has been widely shared on all social media platforms.
 
The robust man, who one of the assailants refers to as 'dad', is seen slapping and pointing his finger in the faces of students- females and a male. At one point he is seen hitting one female student on the ground.

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