One bandit has been shot dead by police, while two others are in police custody, following an attempted robbery in Goodword Park, West Moorings.
According to a resident, at around 1 pm, three armed men broke into a home at Ascot Road.
The home belongs to relatives of former Petrotrin Chairman, and businessman, Lindsay Gillette.
Arriving at the scene, at 1:45 pm, Guardian Media was told by police that the scene was still active.
Lindsay Gillette was at the scene and confirmed that all his relatives were safe.
The Police Service says the search warrant for the raid on the Express’ offices on Wednesday was not obtained on the instructions of the acting Police Commissioner, National Security Minister Stuart Young said yesterday.
Hours after hearing the shots that ended her son’s life, a woman found her son’s lifeless body mere metres from her home.
Vaundell Joseph, 28, was found dead in a drain which ran along a track which connected his home to Upper St Vincent Street, Tunapuna at around 6:15 am yesterday.
The discovery was made by his mother as she made her way through the pathway, and spotted her son, lying facedown in a bloodied vest.
Joseph was a handyman, Guardian Media was told.
The adult who allowed a child to cling onto the driver's door of a moving vehicle has been reported to the police.
Video of the incident was captured by a stunned observer and circulated online last week.
The Children's Authority issued a statement today announcing that it asked the police to investigate.
The Authority said the reckless move could have brought harm or death to the child.
Under the Children's Act, it is an offence to expose a child to possible injury.
Four officers of the Central Division have been arrested by officers of the Professional Standards Bureau (PSB), concerning investigations into reports of attempting to pervert the course of public justice.
The arrests were made around 4:00 am today, in the Central Division.
Among the officers arrested, are two Acting Inspectors of the Chaguanas Criminal Investigations Department, a Sergeant of Police attached to the Chaguanas Major Crime Section and a Police Constable attached to the Chaguanas Task Force.