Crime

Two killed in Laventille

Two men have been killed in separate areas in Laventille. One of the victims is a 19-year-old man.

According to reports, residents of Chinnapoo were walking on the roadway around 6 this morning when they stumbled upon the body of a man. Police suspect the man was shot.

And in another part of Laventille, the body of 19-year-old Leroy Isaac was discovered with what appeared to be gunshot wounds.

Police say Isaac from Prizgar Lands was found dead at the back of Success Laventille.

Police seize cocaine, marijuana, ammunition in Chaguanas; four arrested

Four persons were arrested and quantities of marijuana, cocaine and ammunition were discovered by officers of the Central Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the Division.

The exercise was conducted between 1:00pm and 4:00pm, on Wednesday 11th October, 2017, under the supervision of Snr. Supt Kenny Mc Intyre, and included officers of the Chaguanas CID.

Seven arrested in Enterprise on suspicion of organised crime

Seven persons with suspected affiliation to organised crime in the Enterprise, Chaguanas area, were arrested for possession of marijuana by officers of the Central Division Special Crime Unit during an anti-crime exercise yesterday, police said in a statement.

Gasparillo man charged with drive-by murder

A Gasparillo man is expected to appear before a San Fernando Magistrate today, charged with the murder of Shackar Prince, which occurred on Sunday 17th September, 2017. 

Christopher Faiz Mohammed, 29, of Medford Avenue, Mayo Road, Gasparillo, was also charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition after advice was received from the acting Director of Public Prosecutions Angelica Teelucksingh, on Wednesday 11th October, 2017. 

$10.5 million bail for three brothers following $23 million drug bust

Two Claxton Bay brothers have been granted a total of $10.5 million bail after they were charged with cocaine and marijuana trafficking valued at over $23 million and possession of firearm and ammunition.

A third accused, who was jointly charged with the siblings, was advised to apply to a judge in chambers for bail.

The charges were laid against the men after they appeared before a Couva magistrate yesterday.

Three shot dead in Marabella

This country recorded its fourth triple killing for the year last evening.

Around 11 pm gunmen stormed Caribbean Vibes bar located along the Southern Main Road in Marabella and opened fire. 

Three persons were hit by bullets during the gun attack.

Two of the victims, a 63-year-old man of Marabella and a 48-year-old man of Gasparillo died on the scene. 

A third man who is yet to be identified succumbed to his injuries at the San Fernando General Hospital.

 

Three shot dead in Marabella

This country recorded its fourth triple killing for the year last evening.

Around 11 pm gunmen stormed Caribbean Vibes bar located along the Southern Main Road in Marabella and opened fire. 

Three persons were hit by bullets during the gun attack.

Two of the victims, a 63-year-old man of Marabella and a 48-year-old man of Gasparillo died on the scene. 

A third man who is yet to be identified succumbed to his injuries at the San Fernando General Hospital.

 

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