A police officer is currently hospitalized, and a robbery suspect dead, after an exchange of gunfire between police and suspects linked to an armed robbery of a Chinese restaurant at Chaguanas earlier today.
Officers attached to the Central Criminal Investigations Department (CID), went to a house at Pierre Street, Enterprise, around 12:10 pm on Wednesday 25th April, 2018, to conduct enquiries relating to the robbery of a Chinese establishment at Eleanor Street, Chaguanas, which occurred around 10 am today.
Chaguanas Mayor Gopaul Boodhan says he intends to stamp out illegal drag racing in the borough after receiving complaints that the stretch of roadway on the northern side of the Ministry of Agriculture head office and along Connector Road, Charlieville are being used as drag strips at nights.
“This cannot be tolerated and it’s illegal, I am asking for people to refrain from this activity or feel the full brunt of the law. There are too many accidents and road deaths across T&T,” Boodhan said during an interview at the Borough head office on Friday.
Chaguanas police are investigating an abduction of a 17-year-old boy.
Reports indicate that on Tuesday, the boy was walking along the road when a vehicle with two men pulled along him.
The boy was allegedly forced into the vehicle.
He was held for about two and a half hours.
The teenager was subsequently dropped off and contacted the police and his parents.
He claimed the men attempted to sexually assault him.
Police are continuing investigations.
Police are on the scene of a murder in enterprise Chaguanas.
Reports are still sketchy but CNC3 news understands that just after 8 am residents of Amow Street reported hearing loud explosions.
Upon investigations, they discovered the body of a man lying in a pool of blood.
A 66-year-old Chaguanas man is expected to appear in the Chaguanas 1st Court today, charged with the murder of Enid Rosaline Perina, which occurred on Saturday 27th May, 2017.
Pooran Ragoo, aka ‘Bato Ragoonanan’, a vendor, of Pierre Village, Chaguanas, was charged with murder, after advice was received from Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Joan HonorePaul, on Monday 12th June, 2017.
Perina, 61, of Boyie Trace, Madras Road, St. Helena, who had lived with the accused for four months, was chopped and stabbed to death at her home, on May 27th, 2017.
Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 16-year-old Jonathan Richardson.
Jonathan, a Form 4 pupil of the Barataria South Secondary School, was last seen at his Edinburgh South 500, Chaguanas home, around 9:00pm on Thursday 8th June, 2017.
He was reported missing to the Chaguanas Police Station, around 6:20pm on Saturday 10th June, 2017, by his father, Anthony Simon.
Jonathan is of African descent, 4 feet 8 inches tall with a brown complexion and short black hair. He was last seen wearing a green jersey and pair of black track pants.