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Missing person alert

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is asking for the public’s assistance in helping to locate a 19 year old man of Tumpuna Road, Arima.

Marlon Burke Junior has been missing since Sunday November 10th.

His family filed a missing persons’ report with police yesterday.

They say Marlon left home at 5:51 pm on Sunday afternoon, saying he was walking out the street. He has not been seen since. At the time, Marlon was wearing a pair of three-quarter jeans, a white vest and a pair of black Nike slippers.

Earthquake recorded this morning

UWI’s Seismic Research Centre has documented an earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on the Richter scale, at 4:11 this morning, at the north-eastern tip of Venezuela.

The earthquake was situated at latitude: 10.75 north, and longitude: 62.20 west. It was at a depth of 10 km.

For Trinidadians, the quake was located 77 km west of Port of Spain; 99 km north west of San Fernando; and 102 km west of Arima.

 

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Murder in Pinto, Arima

A shooting in Arima has left one man dead.

CNC3 News understands at around 9 p.m. last night Kevin 'Pencil' Lochan was gunned down along Punette Avenue, Pinto, Arima.

Police say Lochan was celebrating his birthday at a lime in the area, when a silver wagon pulled up and the occupants opened fire.

He died on the spot.

Police say Lochan was well-known to them.

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Toddler dies after being struck by car

Ama­ra Rea­son, the two-year-old girl who was struck by a ve­hi­cle in Ari­ma on Sat­ur­day has died.

The tod­dler, who was in crit­i­cal con­di­tion and on life sup­port at the Er­ic Williams Med­ical Sci­ences Com­plex Pae­di­atric Hos­pi­tal in Mount Hope passed away at about 3.30 am.

Man arrested with gun, ammo in Arima

Police have seized a pistol and eight rounds of ammunition in Arima.

According to reports, around 5 am today, officers of the Northern Division Task Force Area East spearheaded by Sgt Mascall, Cpl Gentle, P.C. Brewster, Wpc Caruth and P.C. Richards together with K9 officers executed a search warrant at an estate property at L’Orange Road Heights of Aripo Road Arima where a pistol along with eight (8) rounds of 9mm ammunition was found and seized.

Double murder in Pinto, Arima

Homicide officers are probing a double murder in Pinto, Arima.

The murders come just hours after another resident in the area, Brent Edwards was shot and killed.

In the latest incident, investigators say two men identified as Cowin Williams and Enrique Lochin were ambushed and shot by a gunman.

The two died on the spot.

Police are yet to determine if the murders are all connected.

 

Two Arima men charged with drug possession

Two Arima men pleaded not guilty when they appeared before the Rio Claro Magistrates’ court today, charged with possession of TT$11,500 worth in marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.

George La Rode, 60, of Pinto Road, Arima, and Linton Dyer, 21, of Malabar, Arima, were each granted $150,000 bail with surety when they appeared before Magistrate Indira Misir-Gosine on Thursday 30th August, 2018.

The matter has been postponed to Friday 21st September, 2018.

13-year-old Arima boy missing

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 13-year-old Nicholi Hodge.

Nicholi, a student of D’Abadie Government Primary School, was last at his Clever Heights, Arima home, around 5 pm, on Saturday 26th May, 2018.

He was reported missing to the Arima Police Station, on Sunday 27th May, 2018, by his mother, Donna Basilon.

Nicholi is of mixed descent, five feet six inches tall, slim built with a brown complexion and high-top hairstyle.

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