Gunmen opened fire on a car early this morning, killing a fast food outlet worker who was on her way home from work. It two deadly shootings in Laventille overnight that claimed three lives.
Dawn Patricia Grant, 44, of Sixth Avenue, Malick, was a supervisor at a KFC outlet. At about 1.15 am, she was seated in the front passenger sear of a dark grey Nissan Almera car which was driving through Dan Kelly in Laventille when e gunmen ran out from a track and opened fire on the car.
An acting Senior Superintendant of the Fraud Squad Unit along with his wife have appeared before an Arima magistrate Wednesday, charged for assault and malicious damage.
Reports indicate that on March 24 2018, Lindon Greenidge, 56, who has 37 years' service in the Police Service, allegedly assaulted a 49-year-old woman and maliciously damaged her pair of eyeglasses and cell phone.
A report was made to the Proffessional Standards Bureau (PSB) and an investigation was conducted.
A 25-year-old man was shot multiple times while asleep at his home in Sangre Grande.
The gunman appeared to have covered him up with a blanket before escaping.
The victim has been identified as Videsh Albert.
According to a police report, Albert was asleep at his home at Bois Bande Farm Road, North Eastern Settlement, Sangre Grande when the incident occurred.
However, his body was only discovered by a close male relative at about 8 am on Wednesday.
A Beetham Gardens man is expected to appear before a Port-of-Spain Magistrate today, charged with the murder of Jason Charles,.
Charles was killed on Monday 6th May, 2019 in Laventille.
Johnson Holder, aka “Wee Wee”, 25, of 24th Street, Beetham Gardens, was also charged with possession of firearm and possession of ammunition, following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard SC, on Tuesday 16th July, 2019.
There is an increasing incidence of rape and sexual assault in T&T, according to Rape Crisis Society of T&T representative, Meagan King-Cadett,
In an interview on CNC3's The Morning Brew, she quoted statistics from the Crime and Problem Analysis Unit (CAPA) of the T&T Police Service (TTPS) which showed that between 2008 and 2018 there were 1434 reports of rape.
Over the next few weeks, Guardian Media will be highlighting a multi-part investigative series that hinges on underworld activity and key players that police have been monitoring for a period of time.
This is the first part in the Underworld Files series.
Seven reputed gang leaders in north Trinidad have benefited from State contracts worth close to $6 million in spite of assurances by Government to the contrary.
A pie in the sky.
That was the reaction of criminologist Daurius Figueira to Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar's short, medium and long term crime-fighting measures, which she promised to institute when the United National Congress assumes office again.
Addressing UNC supporters at the Monday Night Forum in Chaguanas, Persad-Bissessar rolled out her plans, stating that the Government had been clueless in bringing the murder rate down.
A teenager has appeared before the Port-of-Spain Children’s Court charged with the murder of 47-year-old Lester Sookhai, which occurred in December 2018.
The 16-year-old boy, of no fixed place of abode, was also charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition.
He appeared before Master Vijay Paul to answer the charges.
Sookhai, a shopkeeper of Maingot Road, Tunapuna, was at his business place along with a relative around 10 am on Tuesday 11th December 2018, when the suspect entered and shot him.
The suspect escaped on foot.