Crime

Santa Rosa facility ready for illegal migrants

Min­is­ter of Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty Stu­art Young on Wednes­day com­mis­sioned a sec­tion of the East­ern Cor­rec­tion­al and Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­tre in San­ta Rosa as an ex­pan­sion of the Im­mi­gra­tion De­ten­tion Cen­tre.

The fa­cil­i­ty was iden­ti­fied as an ad­di­tion­al space to keep il­le­gal im­mi­grants fol­low­ing con­cerns ex­pressed by Chief Im­mi­gra­tion Of­fi­cer Char­maine Gand­hi-An­drews.

Ex-FBI agent to lead TTPS’ anti-gang unit

A crack-shot team of an­ti-crime ex­perts has been hired by a busi­ness lob­by group to as­sist the T&T Po­lice Ser­vice in dis­man­tling and pros­e­cut­ing crim­i­nal gangs who have been linked to the ma­jor­i­ty of mur­ders in the coun­try.

Lead­ing the charge is for­mer Fed­er­al Bu­reau of In­ves­ti­ga­tions (FBI) Spe­cial Agent Robert Clark, who has been cred­it­ed with bring­ing Los An­ge­les’ bur­geon­ing gang wars to a halt in 2014 with his unique ini­tia­tives.

Young sides with CoP: Some firearm offenders get off too easy

De­bate on the Firearms (Amend­ment) Bill will be com­plet­ed when Par­lia­ment re­sumes in Sep­tem­ber and it will ad­dress part of Po­lice Com­mis­sion­er Gary Grif­fith’s con­cerns about the need for stiffer penal­ties for firearms of­fences, says Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty Min­is­ter Stu­art Young.

But Young al­so says Grif­fith was right that ju­di­cial of­fi­cers need­ed to sen­tence with a de­gree of con­for­mi­ty.

3 weeks after robbery, Lambeau Credit Union remains closed

The Carn­bee branch of the Lam­beau Cred­it Union re­mains locked al­most three weeks af­ter two men robbed the fa­cil­i­ty of al­most $28,000.

On Ju­ly 19, two men en­tered the build­ing pos­ing as cus­tomers. On ap­proach­ing the counter, one of them took a gun from in­side his shirt and point­ed it at a fe­male se­cu­ri­ty of­fi­cer.

The men then forced all cus­tomers to the back of the of­fice.

The en­tire or­deal was cap­tured on CCTV cam­eras and sub­se­quent­ly re­leased by the cred­it union.

Police: Crime down in Enterprise

The Cen­tral Di­vi­sion of the Po­lice Ser­vice has made strides in the fight against crime in En­ter­prise, as the have been able to re­duce down crime.

Speak­ing at a press brief­ing yes­ter­day, act­ing Sgt Jacey Small, of the Cen­tral Di­vi­sion, at­trib­uted the suc­cess to com­mu­ni­ty polic­ing and build­ing re­la­tion­ships with the res­i­dents.

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