Crime

Pensioner found dead in Caroni

A pensioner has been found dead in Caroni.

According to a police report, at about 5 am Isaac Chadee, 74, of Teeluck Street, La Paille Village, was found dead at his workplace.

Police said Chadee, who carried out watchman duties was bound and gagged.

A motive for his murder is yet to be established.

In an unrelated incident, shortly after midnight yesterday Amarnath Bissoon was walking along Samaroo Avenue, off Dookiesingh Street when he was shot several times about the body. 

San Juan man charged with sexual assault of girls aged 10 and 12 years old

A San Juan man has been denied bail and remanded into custody after appearing before a Port of Spain Magistrate, charged with the sexual penetration and sexual touching of two girls.

Celvin Allong, 29, a mason, of San Juan, appeared before Magistrate Adia Mohammed, in the Port of Spain 7th Magistrates’ Court, on Friday 18th May, 2018, charged with three counts of sexual penetration against a 12-year-old girl and one count of sexual touching against a 10-year-old girl.

The matter was adjourned to Thursday 14th June, 2018.

13 held as police find grenade, 1,000 bullets and several high-powered guns

Seven weapons, including a hand grenade, and a quantity of ammunition were discovered by Western Division Officers in the Maraval district during an anti-crime operation carried out between 2 am and 1 pm today, on Friday 25th May, 2018.

The exercise, spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Neville Sankar, also included officers attached to the Maraval Criminal Investigations Department, Maraval Police Station and the Western Division Task Force.

Couva woman says loss of money through gambling led to fake kidnapping

A Couva housewife lied to the police about being kidnapped along with her son for a $30,000 ransom because she gambled away all her husband’s money.

Sapna Chinyan, 33, gave the excuse when she appeared in the Couva Magistrates Court charged with wasteful employment of police.

She pleaded guilty but her sentencing was put off to give her an opportunity to join the Trinidad - Gamblers Anonymous at Rosalino Street, Port-of-Spain.

Prosecutor Sgt Lincoln Bonnett said Chinyan went to the Couva Police Station around 10.40 am where she reported the kidnapping.

Man appears in court for withdrawing cash wrongly deposited into his bank account

Vishnu Sonnyboy, 40, appeared before a San Fernando Magistrate for allegedly withdrawing cash wrongly deposited into his bank account.

Fyzabad man in connection with bank employee's shooting appears in court

A Fyzabad man has appeared before a San Fernando magistrate today in connection with the shooting of Scotiabank employee, Rostan Mahabir, almost two weeks ago.

CNC3 news understands the 32-year-old man was detained by police officers at his Fyzabad home last week Friday following an investigation.

On May, 14th 28-year-old Mahabir, a premiere relationship officer, was just about to enter the bank at the corner of penitence and high streets, San Fernando, when he was approached by a man who grabbed his computer bag and other items.

Man shot and killed following altercation

A man has been shot and killed in St Augustine.

According to reports, the victim was walking along Samaroo avenue off the Deokiesingh street when he was ambushed by a gunman.

 An altercation ensued and the assailant shot the man before fleeing. 

Upon hearing the loud explosions residents in the area contacted the police.

 The man was taken to the Eric Williams medical sciences complex where he was pronounced dead.

 

Six to appear in court charged with possession of gun & ammunition

Six persons, including a family of four, are expected to appear before a Sangre Grande Magistrate tomorrow, charged with two counts of possession of a firearm and ammunition.

Michelle Campo, 46; Kendell Campo, 22; Nakilia Campo, 18; Aisha Phill, 20; Jason Richards, 30; along with a 17-year-old minor, all of Valencia, were arrested after officers of the Valencia Criminal Investigations Department (CID), executed a search warrant at their home on Wednesday 23rd May, 2018, during an anti-crime exercise.

Two men charged with fraudulent use of ABM cards

Two men, charged with the fraudulent use of ABM cards, are expected to appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate to answer the charges.

Jamal Ealie, 27, a welder, of Samaroo Village, Arima, and Marcus Mathison, 21, of Tenth Street, Beetham Gardens, were arrested by officers of the Northern Division Task Force while on mobile patrol duty, on Sunday 20th May. 2018.

The officers were driving along Windy Hill, Arouca, when they had cause to stop and search a white Nissan Tiida motor vehicle, with two male occupants.

Shotgun, ammo found near abandoned towers in Endeavour

One shotgun and a quantity of ammunition were discovered by officers of the Central Division Task Force (CDTF), during an anti-crime exercise in the Chaguanas district.

Acting on information, officers of the CDTF, proceeded to a house along Mulchan Seuchan Road, Chaguanas, where a search was conducted and one homemade shotgun loaded with one round of twelve gauge ammunition was found wrapped in a black plastic bag, in the vicinity of what is commonly referred, as the ‘abandoned twin towers’ near the Endeavour flyover.

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