Ten arrested in Laventille for possession of marijuana, ammunition

Ten persons were arrested and a quantity of marijuana and assorted ammunition found during an anti-crime exercise, in the Laventille area, by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force and Port of Spain CID.

Police say officers conducted the exercise under the supervision of Snr. Supt. Radcliff Boxhill, between 4:30 am and 9:30 am on Wednesday 17th May, 2017, at Leau Place, Lovell Place, St. Paul Street and surrounding areas.

Developing: Double-murder in Laventille

Police are investigating a double-murder in Laventille.

The murder occurred around 2.45 pm.

Reports indicate that a demolition crew was carrying out work at an old apartment complex in Canada, Laventille where the killings allegedly occurred.

The victims have been identified as Tyrique Roberts, 19, and Hakim Andrews, 21.

Police investigate two murders in Laventille, Macoya

Police are investigating a murder this morning in Laventille.

The victim has been identified as Wendel Dubari aka "Lau".

Information is still not clear but police say he was shot at the corner of Mulrain Trace and Picton Road , Laventille.

The man was rushed to the Port-of-Spain General Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Police are also investigating reports of another homicide in Macoya today.

Double-murder in Laventille

Police are at this time investigating a double-murder in Laventille.

Two men were shot dead as they drove along Belgrove Street, Laventille.

The two men were located in the driver's seat and passenger's seat of the vehicle.

A picture of the two men bleeding from their heads is being circulated online.

The photo shows the men, both dressed in black t-shirts slumped towards each other, both partially covered in blood.

This is the fourth case of shooting incidents that took the lives of two or more people in the last 10 days.

Murder in Laventille

A man has been shot and killed in Trou Macaque.

Nykel Raymond was at his home on Sunday around 7:45 pm when gunmen stormed the premises and opened fire on him.

Residents found the bullet-riddled body of the man lying face down in a pool of blood.

Police were notified and a team of officers from the Port-of-Spain division and the Homicide Bureau, visited the scene.

An autopsy is expected to take place today at the Forensic Sciences Centre in St James.



Double murder in Laventille

Police are investigating a double-murder in Laventille.

The two men were shot dead in La Pena, Laventille.

They have been identified as Dexter Johnson and Lloyd Johnson.

Reports indicate that they were ambushed and shot.

Police are continuing investigations.



Murder in Laventille

With one more day left in 2016, the recorded murder figure stands at 452 with the latest reported victim being a 22-year-old man from Laventille.

Neil Frank was shot dead last night in Laventille.

The shooting took place around 10:30 and the victim was reportedly in the company of a female friend when he was attacked and killed.

The woman was said to have been shot in her leg but managed to escape.

Frank died on the spot.

16-year-old girl among three shot in Laventille; one confirmed dead

Three people have been shot in Kelly Village, Laventille and at least one of them have died.

Among those shot is a 16-year-old girl.

Kelly Village is the area located behind the Success Laventille Secondary School.

The exact circumstances of the shooting remain unclear but reports reaching CNC3 indicate that one man identified as Omari Goodridge was pronounced dead upon arrival at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital.

We will update this information as we get more.