Police are calling on members of the public to conduct business transactions using national ID cards rather than drivers permits after they made a major breakthrough in a fake identity scam.
The call follows the arrests of an imposter who impersonated a Barrackpore housewife and rented cars which were then sold to unsuspecting victims in South Trinidad.
One man was arrested and quantities of cocaine, marijuana and TT and US currencies seized, by officers of the Central Division Task Force during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Division yesterday.
The exercise, supervised by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Hunte, Supt. Mystar and ASP (Ag.) Smith, was conducted on September 4th, during which the officers executed a search warrant at the Main Road, Chaguanas home of a 35-year-old suspect.
The search resulted in officers finding 49 grammes of cocaine, 89 grammes of marijuana and TT$56,933 and US$58 in cash.
Two CARICOM leaders touched down in the Bahamas Thursday morning to hold talks with Bahamian Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis about relief efforts following the destruction left behind Hurricane Dorian on the island between Sunday and Tuesday this week.
Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley and St Lucian Prime Minister Allen Chastanet arrived at the Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau shortly before 9 am.
A Cunupia woman has been fined $400 by a Chaguanas Magistrate, after pleading guilty to the offence of cruelty to animals.
On June 4th 2019, officers of the Chaguanas Community Policing Unit, conducted an animal rescue exercise, in the Lange Park, Chaguanas district.
During the exercise, the officers proceeded to a house to rescue several dogs which were allegedly being abused at that location.
Upon arrival, officers met with a woman who indicated that she was in charge of four dogs which were being kept on the compound.
T&T’s senior men’s football team will arrive in Fort-de-France today ahead of Friday's CONCACAF Nations League qualifier against Martinique.
Coach Dennis Lawrence is expected to conduct a final training session at the match venue this evening before going after a positive start to their campaign, which will continue on Monday with an encounter against their counterparts (Martinique) at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo from 9 pm.
Trinidad and Tobago's sprint cyclists tasted gold for the second time in just over a month, this time blowing away the opposition in the men's team sprint event at the 2019 Elite Pan American Track Cycling Championships in Cochabamba, Bolivia on Wednesday night.
In the process, the trio of Keron Bramble, Njisane Phillip and Nicholas Paul set a new Pan American record and a new national record of 41.938 seconds riding in the Elite Pan American final against Argentina's Farid Suarez, Juan Serrano and Lucas Vilar who clocked 44.474 seconds.
A man was chopped by a close male relative while resting at his home in Kelly Village in Caroni on Tuesday afternoon.
According to information reaching the Guardian Media, the victim was asleep in his bedroom when at about 3.10 pm his close male relative leaned into his room and began chopping him.
The victim got up and attempted to run away but his relative kept pelting chops at him with a cutlass.
The victim eventually locked himself in a room of the house.
The relative then escaped.
There were two shooting incidents on Wednesday in Arouca and Arima.
In Arouca, Colin Balchan, of Spring Extension, Five Rivers, Arouca, was shot at least three times to the chest by an unknown gunman.
At about 10.30 pm he was walking on the road when he was approached by the gunman who shot him and then escaped.
One live round and three spent shells of 9 mm ammunition were recovered on the scene.
Balchan was taken to the hospital for medical treatment and is currently warded in a critical condition.
The Minister of Health in the Bahamas, Dr Duane Sands has confirmed that the death toll from Hurricane Dorian now stands at 20, as at 6 pm yesterday.
There were 17 deaths in Abaco and three in Grand Bahama.