Maloney Gardens

Two Maloney men arrested in police exercise

Two  men  were  arrested by officers of the TTPS’ Northern  Division during an anti-crime exercise conducted  in  the Maloney Policing District on Tuesday 21 January, 2020.

According to official police reports, while officers were conducting a search warrant  at Maloney Gardens, they seized one  Glock  17 pistol,  fitted  with  a  magazine  and  13  rounds  of nine-millimetre ammunition. Police also seized  one  kilogram of marijuana found at the premises.

A  male  occupant  was arrested for the find.

Murder in Maloney

A Maloney man is dead following a drive-by shooting in the area on Tuesday evening.

Reports are that at about 8:40 pm, 32-year-old Joel Gibson was standing along the roadway outside of Building 4, Apartment 1-3 East in Maloney Gardens, when a vehicle pulled alongside him.

Gibson reportedly had a short exchange with one of the passengers in the car, before he began to run away from the vehicle, as one of the occupants took aim at him.

Gibson was shot multiple times before the vehicle sped off.

His relatives took him to the Arima District Health Facility.