Mon Repos

Mon Repos man shot dead, son wounded

Police are investigating the murder of Winston Luke of Mon Repos in San Fernando following a shooting incident which occurred around 6pm Tuesday.

Reports indicate that Luke, an auto mechanic, was at a garage at the back of his home, which is also located at the back of the Mon Repos Police Station, when he and his son were shot at.

The elder Luke died on the way to San Fernando General Hospital, while his son is said to be in a stable condition after sustaining gunshot wounds to his leg. 

Investigations are ongoing.

Fire inside fire station...again

For the second time in as many months, fire broke out inside the Mon Repos Fire Headquarters, prompting officers to call for an immediate rewiring of the entire building.

Throughout Sunday night and for most of the day on Monday, the headquarters, situated at the San Fernando Bye-Pass remained without an electricity supply.

Fire officers said the heat was unbearable in the facility, adding that the toilets were dirty as the water pumps were dysfunctional.

The fire started around 6:20 pm,  in an electrical metre inside the engineering section.

Man in Court for Murder of Labourer

A man from Mon Repos has appeared before a San Fernando Magistrate, charged with the murder of Reon Massy who was killed on Monday 23rd July 2018.
28-year-old Antonio Joseph of Naparima Mayaro Road, Mon Repos, was charged with murder, when he appeared before Magistrate Alicia Chanka, in the San Fernando 1st Magistrates’ Court on Monday.
 The matter was adjourned to Monday 3rd September 2018.
32-year-old Massy, a labourer, of Smith Street, Mon Repos, was found with gunshot wounds about the body at an apartment complex in the vicinity of the Mon Repos Police Station.

Four arrested during police exercise

Four men have been arrested following a police exercise in South Trinidad yesterday.

The 5 hours exercise which began at 7 am also resulted in the seizure of a Smith and Wesson pistol and four rounds of 9mm ammunition.

According to reports, officers attached to the Mon Repos Police Station, criminal investigations department and rapid response unit conducted several anti-crime exercises in Mon Repos.

During the exercise, four fixed penalty notices were issued, and 13 field interviews were conducted.