Claxton Bay

Revolver and ammunition found in plastic bag

Police seized a revolver and ammunition during an anti-crime exercise in Claxton Bay.

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

A Taurus revolver and a quantity of ammunition were discovered by officers of the Couva Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise, in the Claxton Bay district, Friday night.

"Monster" murdered in Claxton Bay

A man who went by the nickname "Monster" has been shot and killed in Claxton Bay.

Police reports indicate that shortly after 7pm on Monday, police officers on patrol observed a motor vehicle parked along Hilltop Lane, Claxton Bay. 

Upon checking, they observed the occupant identified as Brian “Monster” Brunker in the front seat of the vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds. 

He was taken to District Health Facility but was pronounced dead on arrival.

Police say Brunker was well-known to them.

15-year-old Claxton Bay boy accidentally hangs himself, relatives say

An investigation has been launched into the death of a 15-year-old boy from Claxton Bay.

Luke Rolle was found hanging from ropes at his home but relatives are describing this as a freak accident.

It’s being reported the teen was swinging from the ropes when he became entangled and suffocated.

VIDEO: WASA leak floods Claxton Bay junction

While thousands complain of water shortages across the country, the people of Claxton Bay were literally flooded with it this morning as a WASA main burst at the Claxton Bay and Southern Main Road junction, leaving residents and motorists stranded.

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Residents say they had noticed a leak in the pipeline since last week but that it continued to worsen until they awoke this morning to see the area completely flooded out.

Murder in Claxton Bay

A 58-year-old man was shot and killed at his Claxton Bay home early this morning.

According to the police report, David Young was asleep at his Ramdhanie Street home around 3:50am when the incident unfolded.

A 30-year-old man who stays at the house with Young told police he was awoken by a commotion and noticed two gunmen inside the house.

At that time he ran outside, but when he reached the back of the house he heard a loud explosion.

56-year-old man killed in landslip at Claxton Bay quarry

A 56-year-old truck driver has been killed in freak accident.

Reports are that around 3pm Wednesday, Ricardo Kato was about to enter his vehicle which was parked in the Claxton Bay quarry when a landslide caused piece of a hill to give way.

He was buried instantly.

Workers say Kato was standing at the bottom of the hill when the land caved in.

Attempts were made to rescue the man but by the time his body was retrieved, he was already dead.

Kato lived in Sobo Village, South Trinidad.