An official statement from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) is confirming that 11 of the 38 Venezuelans detained on Tuesday morning at the Tzar Nightclub in Woodbrook, are still in custody and are being interrogated by police officers.
A 23-year-old man from Cap-De-Ville, Point Fortin, was taken into custody yesterday, following his botched attempt at a kidnapping of a 10-year-old school child.
According to reports, members of the Point Fortin Municipal Police were instrumental in his arrest.
The sister of a woman police officer was killed in front of her home in Enterprise, as she was leaving to drop her teen daughter to school, early on Thursday morning.
Reports are that 38-year-old Alana Mohammed was reversing her black Toyota Corrolla out of her yard at Dass Branch Road, when gunmen opened fire on her.
The car was shot up more than six times.
Alana Mohammed was fatally struck. Her daughter, 14, was shot and wounded.
The daughter, accompanied by her father—who is a car business owner—was taken to the hospital for treatment.
There is a new technology that uses your eyes to detect when you are lying.
It is something the government is said to be looking to incorporate in the law enforcement system.
The Ministry of Education has launched an investigation into an alleged attempted kidnapping outside the Fanny Village Government Primary School, Point Fortin, earlier today.
Indicating the incident had been brought to his attention shortly after it reportedly occurred, Education Minister Anthony Garcia said he immediately instructed the School Supervisor to compile a thorough and comprehensive report on the incident.
The Member of Parliament for Couva North is calling for the allocation of more resources to the Police Service's Child Protection Unit (CPU).
A Coryal man is expected to appear before an Arima Magistrate today, charged with the murder of Paul Carrera, which occurred on Friday 31 January 2020.
Following advice received from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions on Tuesday 11 February 2020, murder charges were laid against 45-year-old GLEN JOSEPH of Carmichael Village, Coryal.
Twelve days after a murder occurred at Harding Place in Cocorite, another man was gunned down on Tuesday morning in the same spot.
According to a police report, Brian Taitt was at a parlour at about 3 am, when he was approached by a gunman who shot and killed him.
The gunman then escaped.
A motive is yet to be established in that killing.
Two foreign nationals have been sentenced to two years’ hard labour for fraud.
The accused—SIMON EDUARDO FARIAS ROMERO, a Venezuelan national, and FRANCISCO JAVIER GIL RIVERA a Mexican national—both appeared before Her Worship Adia Mohammed on Tuesday 11 February 2020.
They pleaded guilty to the charge of trafficking in counterfeit cards.
Police have identified the four people killed in yesterday’s shooting in Rancho Quemado.
They are: 21-year-old Shaquille Dottin, 17-year-old Jabari Toby, and 17-year-old Alafia Augustine of Alexander Village, Santa Flora; and 28-year-old Anthony Alexander of Claxton Bay.
Police are probing whether the murders were drug-related.
According to reports, the men were seated in a silver Wagon at a house in Rancho Quemado, when at about 6 pm, two gunmen opened fire on them.
Erin police responded to reports of the shooting and found Dottin, Toby and Alexander dead.