Maloney girl still hospitalised

The 11-year-old girl who fell from a Maloney apartment building yesterday remains in hospital.

Rihanna Reid, who fell four storeys is said to be sedated at the Pediatric Unit of the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex.

At the time of her fall, there was speculation that she had died, but it is believed that two awnings broke the child's fall. 

In addition to being sedated, the child is also said to have suffered broken bones and other injuries.

Her condition is being monitored by hospital officials.


Murder in Maloney

A man has been shot and killed in Maloney.

Shortly after 9 pm on Thursday, a man identified as Keston, also known as "Word", was at Building 14 in Maloney, when a gunman approached him and opened fire.

The police were called in and upon arrival discovered the man lying in a pool of blood.

He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police say the victim was known to them.

Investigations are ongoing.


Maloney man to appear in court for gun, ammunition possession

A Maloney man will appear before an Arima Magistrate on Tuesday 6th June, 2017, for possession of a firearm and ammunition.

Shaquille Charles, 21, was held during an anti-crime exercise, which took place in the Maloney District from of 12 pm on Saturday 3rd June, 2017 to 12 am on Sunday 4th June, 2017, a police statement said.

Acting on information received, officers of the Maloney Police Station arrested and charged Charles of Building 5, Maloney Gardens, for possession of one black Colt .45 pistol and seven rounds of .45 ammunition.

Murder in Maloney

A man has been shot dead in the carpark of Building 9, Maloney.

Residents reported hearing several loud explosions around 8:45 am.

When they investigated, they saw the body of a man clad in a jersey and a cream-coloured short pants lying in a pool of blood.

The police were immediately notified. 

The identity of the man was not immediately available.


Soldier among three shot in Maloney

A member of the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force is among three persons shot in Maloney last night.

He has been identified as Ian Carter, a soldier attached to the Cumuto Base.

He was in the company of a group of men when he was shot.

Reports indicate that just after 9 pm two armed men walked up to Carter and his friends and attempted to rob them.

An altercation occurred and Carter was shot 5 times.

Two other men were also shot in the fracas.

Carter was rushed to hospital and is currently listed as stable.

52 held by police in La Horquetta, Maloney operations

Police officers with support from Defence Force personnel are maintaining the sustained anti-crime effort in parts of the Northern Division, with another major joint anti-crime operation, targeting persons in the La Horquetta and Maloney communities.

One hundred and fifteen (115) officers were involved in the exercise which began yesterday, Thursday 24th November, 2016, at 6:00am and concluded at 3:00am today, Friday 25th November, 2016.

Murder in Maloney

Police are currently on the scene of a murder in Maloney.

A man was shot several times in Building 19 of the housing compound.

The shooting occurred just before 7 am this morning.

Reports indicate that the man, identified as 21-year-old Daniel Voisin, was holding his daughter in his arms when he was shot.

His daughter was not harmed.

The victim lived on the second floor of the building.