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Police confirm woman in viral picture is a police officer

The TTPS has confirmed that the image circulating on social media with a woman holding a child whilst holding a weapon is currently an officer of the TTPS.

The following is a press release from the TTPS: 

Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) can confirm that the image circulating on social media, of a woman holding a child whilst brandishing what appears to be a firearm, is that of a serving member of the TTPS. 

Former police officer assisting with investigation into airport robbery

A former police officer is now assisting with investigations into last Wednesday's airport robbery.

The man was detained on Saturday night by officers of the organised crime and intelligence unit.

Last Wednesday, armed bandits escaped with an estimated $5 million in cash from the cargo cart at the tarmac of Piarco international airport.

Police said the man and two other women were being questioned up to late yesterday evening.

Last week, seven people were questioned soon after the incident.

Woman denied bail after being charged with larceny amounting to $33,450

Lisa Michelle Guyadeen was denied bail after appearing before a San Fernando Magistrate, charged with four counts of larceny amounting to $33,450.

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

A 41-year-old woman, claiming to be an employee of the Ministry of Social Development, is denied bail after appearing before a San Fernando Magistrate, charged with four counts of larceny amounting to $33,450, which occurred between the period March 2017 and July 2017.

Pistol and magazine seized by police

Officers of the Southern Division Task Force seized a pistol and ammunition during an anti-crime exercise in Cedros yesterday.

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

A pistol and a magazine were discovered by officers of the South Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise, in the Cedros district, yesterday.

Police seize pistol and ammunition during anti-crime exercise

A pistol and ammunition stashed away in a mangrove swamp were dug up by police officers yesterday.

The discovery was made during an anti-crime exercise in the Oropouche area.

According to reports, officers of the Oropouche police station received a tip-off which led them to a mangrove swamp, just off Otaheite bay, South Oropouche.

The search resulted in one Smith and Wesson pistol along with five rounds of ammunition being discovered.

Police seize AK-47 during anti-crime exercise

Police seize AK-47 rifle during anti-crime exercise in Couva.

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

An assault rifle was discovered by officers of the Couva Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise, in the Couva district, over the weekend.

Officers conducted the exercise, between 12:00pm and 4:00pm, on Saturday 18th November, 2017.

Man denied bail on sexual assault charges on two girls

A Laventille man is denied bail when he appeared before Port of Spain 7th Court Magistrate Adia Mohammed, charged with four counts of sexual assault against a 12 and 13-year-old girl.

Hubert Mannette, 56, was charged by officers of the Child Protection Unit, Port of Spain Division for the offenses which allegedly occurred between September 1st, 2016 and December 31st, 2016 against the 13-year-old girl, while the assault of the 12-year-old reportedly took place on Tuesday 14th November, 2017.

US Embassy donates narcotics & explosive detection dogs to police

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) Mounted and Canine Branch has received five canines from the U.S. Embassy as part of our continuing support for the security of the citizens of Trinidad and Tobago under the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI).

Chargé d’Affaires John W. McIntyre and Senior Superintendent Patsy Joseph, Head of the TTPS Mounted and Canine Branch, marked the arrival of the new canines in Arima, and signed a document acknowledging the handover.

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