Man and woman shot dead in car in Marabella

Police are investigating the shooting deaths of a man and a woman in a car in Marabella.

The murders occurred outside the Kosuma Bar on the corner of New Haven and John streets just after seven tonight.

The victims are both said to be Chinese descent.

Police are investigating.

We'll bring further updates when we get them.


35-year-old man gunned down in Marabella

A Marabella man is the country's latest murder victim. 

Everton Moses, 35, was gunned down outside his Riverside Drive, Marabella home around 8.30 pm on Tuesday.

According to reports, officers responding to reports of gunshots in the area found Moses face-down with multiple injuries to the head and body.

Initial reports state over 30 spent shells were found on the scene and police believe Moses was attacked by multiple shooters.

ASP Neptune, Insp Don Gajadhar and other officers of the Homicide Bureau visited the scene.

36-year-old Marabella man on $150,000 bail for marijuana possession

A 36-year-old Marabella man has been granted $150,000 bail, after pleading not guilty, to a charge of being in possession of 6.7 kilogrammes of marijuana, for the purpose of trafficking.

Nicholas Gopaul, a labourer, of Ghandi Street, Marabella, appeared before Magistrate Natalie Hamilton-Diop, in the San Fernando 2nd Magistrates’ Court this morning, to answer to the charge.

The matter was adjourned to Monday 10th July, 2017.

Marabella teenager missing

The family of a Marabella teenager are seeking the public's help in locating her after she went missing.

17-year-old Felicia John was last seen on Tuesday.

Family members say she left her home for school but never arrived. 

She was last seen at the Marabella taxi stand. 

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is urgently asked to contact the police on 555, 999, or 800-TIPS, or 785-6424, or 751-0108.

Investigators probe fire at Marabella supermarket in light of arson-and-loot trend

Police are investigating a fire at a Marabella supermarket to determine if it was another case of attempt arson with the intention of the perpetrators to loot the establishment.

The incident occurred Sunday night at the Sookhoo's on Union Road, Marabella.

Fire-fighters were forced to battle a fire at the establishment last night and their investigations suggest that the fire was deliberately set.

Police and business associations have warned of a new trend in which criminals are setting fire to business places with the intention of raiding and looting.

Marabella residents relocated following oil "smell"

Two families have been relocated and several people were taken for medical treatment after complaining of a stench from oil in Marabella.

Petrotrin says its employees assisted the residents after the residents reported to them.

The following is Petrotrin's statement on the occurrence.

"Today, at 5:27 pm on Thursday, 2016 November 10, Petrotrin received a report that a smell was impacting residents of the Marabella community. 

Immediately, the Company’s HSE personnel visited the area to conduct air testing and monitor the situation. 

Murder in Marabella

Police are investigating the circumstances under which a man was stabbed to death in Marabella last night.

Police reports indicate that shortly after 9pm Thursday, residents of 6th Street, Marabella, heard a loud noise and upon checking they discovered that a car registered PBH 8254, had crashed into the back of a parked vehicle.

When no one came out of the vehicle, the residents decided to look into the car and they saw a man in the driver's seat, known to them only as "Kurt".

He is said to be a PH taxi driver from the area.

Police probe murders in Marabella, La Horquetta

A 20-year-old man from Vistabella has been shot and killed while liming.

According to reports, Kernel John was at a birthday lime on Kitchener Street, Marabella when he was shot to death.

The incident occurred around 12:20 am.

Residents in the area said they heard loud explosions and, upon checking, they discovered John’s body lying in the road.

He was rushed to the San Fernando General Hospital but was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Police have not yet ascertained a motive for the killing.

Investigations are continuing.

Worshippers scamper as man opens fire at Marabella church

Worshippers at a church in South Trinidad were forced to scamper to safety after a gunman opened fire during a prayer service.

According to police reports, at around 7:30 pm on Monday, a man was seen walking down the Southern Main Road in Marabella, in the vicinity of Bay Road.

Upon reaching the Revival Fire of Trinidad and Tobago church, the man whipped out a gun and opened fire.

Eyewitnesses say the gunman ran off and made good his escape.

No motive has yet been determined for the shooting and no-one was injured in the incident.