Crime

Waitress charged with stealing cellphone

A 28-year-old woman was expected to appear before a Siparia Magistrate charged with larceny of a cellular phone from the home of an Erin woman.

Jinelle Cowie, a waitress, of Agapito Trace, Santa Flora, was charged by WPC Avalon Monsegue of Erin Police Station with larceny on Sunday.

The 31-year-old victim, of Carapal Road, Erin, reported to the Erin Police Station that around 1 pm on Saturday, she left her Samsung J2 Prime cellular phone, valued at $2,500 on a chair in her living room and went out.

She claims that upon returning, she discovered the phone missing.

Two arrested for weed found under car seat

Two men were arrested and a quantity of marijuana seized, by officers of the Biche Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise in the district over the weekend.

The exercise, supervised by Cpl Nigel Douglas, was conducted between 9 pm on Saturday and 12:30 am on Sunday.

During the exercise, officers had cause to stop and search a white Nissan Almera motor vehicle, with two male occupants, along Cunapo Southern Road, around 9:30 pm.

Body of man found in submerged car in Ste Madeline

Police are on the scene in Ste Madeline where the lifeless body of a man was discovered in a car submerged in a pond.

The unidentified man was found in the backseat of the vehicle.

Police have managed to removed the vehicle from the pond and are currently investigating to determine the cause of the man's death.

This is a developing story and we will have more later.

Five arrested for stealing 18,000 chickens worth $2.5 million

Five men are expected to appear before the Princes Town Magistrates' Court charged with stealing 18,000 layers worth approximately $2.5 million.

The twenty loads of chickens which were transported out of the business place between October and December last year were birds which had not yet laid eggs.

Murder in Morvant

A man has been shot and killed in Morvant.

Reports indicate that shortly after 10 pm on Sunday residents of never dirty reported hearing several loud explosions.

Several hours after a residents in the area stumbled across the bullet-riddled body of 34-year-old Keston Mayers lying in a track.

The police were called in and investigations have been launched.

 

Dulalchan: I’ll wait and see how it goes

Acting deputy Police Commissioner Deodath Dulalchan says he will "just wait and see how things go" in the face of the allegations of irregularities in his appointment as the country's next substantive top cop.

On Thursday the Police Service Commission (PSC) submitted Dulalchan's name as its recommendation for the post of Police Commissioner.

However, newspaper reports stated that there were issues related to Dulalchan's appointment including a split in the PSC in recommending him.

The Sunday Guardian contacted Dulalchan to get his comments on the ongoing issues.

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