Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court

Police Officer and Venezuelan in court for people trafficking

A  Police  Officer  and  a  Venezuelan  national  will  appear  in  the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court today, to face charges  in  connection with  trafficking  in  persons  and  other  gang-related  activities.

The men were arrested during  an  anti-crime  exercise  conducted  in  the Central Division on Monday 10th February.

The exercise was conducted by members of the Special Operations Response  Team  (SORT),  the  Counter  Trafficking  Unit,  and  a specialized  team  established  by  Commissioner  of  Police,  Gary Griffith.

Charlieville robbery suspect in court today

A 22-year-old man is expected to appear before a Chaguanas magistrate at the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court today, to answer charges of firearm possession, and shooting with intent.

The suspect was arrested following a robbery in Charlieville on December 15th.

According to reports, the suspect allegedly shot at officers of the Central Division Task Force while they responded to a report of a robbery.

The officers had returned fire, killing one man at the scene.

The 22-year-old suspect was held at the scene, while two other suspects made good their escape.