Crime

$15.3 million cocaine bust in La Romaine

An anti-crime exercise in the Southern Division, has resulted in the seizure of $15.3 million worth in cocaine and the arrest of four men, including a Colombian national.

Officers of the San Fernando Task Force, CID and Transnational Organised Crime Unit, conducted the exercise, coordinated by Snr Supt (Ag.), Zamsheed Mohammed, between 12 noon and 10 pm, on Tuesday 11th April, 2017, in the La Romaine area.

Three charged with murder of Enterprise man

Three men appeared in the Siparia 1st Magistrates’ Court today, charged with the murder of Kendall Kerry Trimm.

The accused are also charged with robbery with violence, possession of a firearm and ammunition and shooting with intent.

Donniel Roberts, 35, of Annabella Street, Couva, Aziz Shah, 26, of Springvale, Claxton Bay and his brother, Aleem Shah, 19, of the same address, stood before Senior Magistrate Armina Deonarinesingh to answer the charges.

Brothers in court for murder

Two Barrackpore brothers appeared in the San Fernando 1st Magistrates’ Court today, charged with the murder of 52-year-old Deoraj ‘Bredo’ Bedassie.

Dennil Ramsawak, aka ‘Jason’, 30, of Tin Pan Alley Road, Barrackpore, and his brother, Derrick Ramsawak, 20, of the same address, stood before Magistrate Margaret Alert, to answer the charge.

Bedassie’s, skeletal remains were retrieved from a latrine pit behind his home at Blackman Street, Reform, Gasparillo.

The victim is believed to have been killed sometime between Sunday 26th March and Tuesday 4th April, 2017.

$250,000 bail for Cunupia man charged with robbery with aggravation

A 22-year-old Cunupia man was granted $250,000 bail, after appearing before a Chaguanas Magistrate today, charged with nine counts of robbery with aggravation.

Justin Heeraman, of Chin Chin Road, Cunupia, stood before Senior Magistrate Jo-Anne Connor and was not called upon to plead, as the charge was laid indictably.

Heeraman, was arrested and charged on Sunday 9th April, 2017, by officers of the Cunupia Police Station, in connection with the robbery of a proprietor and patrons of a bar in Cunupia, on April 4th, 2017, of $38,000 worth in valuables.

$250,000 bail for man charged with robbery with aggravation

A 22-year-old Cunupia man was granted bail, after appearing before a Chaguanas Magistrate today, charged with nine counts of robbery with aggravation.

Justin Heeraman, of Chin Chin Road, Cunupia, who stood before Senior Magistrate Jo-Anne Connor, was not called upon to plead, as the charge was laid indictably.

Heeraman, was arrested and charged on Sunday 9th April, 2017, by officers of the Cunupia Police Station, in connection with the robbery of a proprietor and patrons of a bar in Cunupia, on April 4th, 2017, of $38,000 worth in valuables.

Former soldier charged with marijuana possession

A former member of the Regiment has been charged with possession of marijuana.

According to police, between the hours of 5 am and 7 am on Monday 10th April, 2017, Insp (Ag.) Williams and a party of officers attached to the Duncan Street Police Post conducted an exercise in the Duncan Street Planning.

At around 6 am, PC Rodriguez executed a search warrant at the home of Dion Dowdy, a former member of the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment, located at Apartment E Building 34 Nelson Street, Port of Spain.

17-year-old boy in court on arms and ammunition charges

A 17-year-old Cunupia boy has appeared before a Chaguanas Magistrate, charged with possession of a firearm and a quantity of ammunition.

Around 11:30 am on Sunday 9th April, 2017, officers on mobile patrol along Chin Chin Road, Cunupia, observed two boys, ages 17 and 13, acting suspiciously.

Upon searching them, the officers found a Taurus revolver and five rounds of .38mm ammunition in the possession of the 17-year-old, while nothing illegal was found on the younger boy.

International: Chicago father shoots son dead following argument

A 22-year-old man was shot to death by his 43-year-old father, after a verbal argument over who would walk the dog.

The shooting took place in Chicago on Sunday morning.

According to the police, the two men got in an argument, and it escalated into a shootout. The older man is in critical condition while the son was pronounced dead at 9:16am.

The authorities say they received a call from a man who was shot in the city’s Burnside neighbourhood and responded.

Police seize guns, camouflage clothing, bullet-proof vest; five arrested

House search exercises in the Northern Division over the weekend, have resulted in five persons being arrested and the seizure of three illegal firearms and other illegal items, a statement by the Police Service says.

Between 11am and 4pm on Saturday 8th April, 2017, officers of the Northern Division Task Force, executed a search warrant at Sunset Drive, Malabar, where they found and seized three grammes of marijuana.

A 37-year-old man who was found on the premises was arrested.

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