A plainclothes police officer helped foil a robbery at the One Plus One supermarket in Cunupia Tuesday night.
Police said the officer had just made a purchase at the supermarket, located along Munroe Road, when three men - one with armed a gun and the other two with cutlasses – stormed the supermarket around 8.40 pm.
One gunman is dead and eight other male suspects arrested by officers of the Central Division’s Special Operations Unit, following a police-involved shooting incident in the Charlieville district this afternoon.
Around 3 pm today, officers were conducting an anti-crime exercise when they proceeded to a house at Pierre Road, Charlieville in an attempt to execute a search warrant for firearms.
Upon arrival at the location, the officers observed a group of nine men.
One of the men pulled out a gun and pointed it at the police.
Two persons were arrested in separate incidents and a pistol and quantities of ammunition were seized, by officers of the Central Division Task Force during anti-crime exercises conducted in the Freeport and Penal districts.
The exercises, supervised by Snr. Supt. Inraj Balram, were conducted between Monday 26th November and Tuesday 27th November, 2018.
In the first incident, officers proceeded to the McLeod Trace, Freeport home of a 34-year-old woman, where they executed a search warrant.
A 29-year-old man from Nohar Road, Tableland, was arrested by officers of the St. Mary’s Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise in Moruga last night.
According to police reports, officers were on mobile patrol along Saunders Trace, St. Mary’s Village, Moruga, around 11:00 pm on November 25th, when they had cause to stop and search a makeshift camp with a lone male occupant.
The search resulted in officers finding a homemade shotgun with three rounds of 12 gauge cartridges.
The suspect was arrested in connection with the finds.
The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 22-year-old Micah Sharpe.
Micah, was last seen at his Canoa Road, Lower Santa Cruz home, around 4:30 pm, on November 18th.
He was reported missing to the San Juan Police Station, around 4:30 pm, on November 20th by a female relative.
Micah is of African descent, slim built, with a dark brown complexion and a low cut hairstyle.
He was last seen wearing a pair of ¾ jeans, a red t-shirt and a pair of white slippers.
Packaged marijuana, with an estimated street value of $14,100, was found and seized by North Eastern Division Task Force officers, during an anti-crime exercise in the Port of Spain district, police said in a statement today.
This exercise took place on Thursday 22nd November, 2018.
Acting on information received, the officers headed to a bushy area along Plover Street, Morvant, and found 1.41 kilogrammes of marijuana in various small packets and packages.
An imam was arrested last weekend in relation to the kidnapping and assault of a Princes Town man has been released from police custody.
Carapo Jamaat leader Hassan Ali was released shortly after 4 pm Monday his attorney Fareed Ali confirmed.
Ali, who is the father of Rajaee Ali, who is currently befor the court in connection with the murder of Dana Seetahal SC, returned to his home in Malabar after being released by the police.
Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey, Her Excellency Nurdan Altuntas and Honorary Consul General for the Republic of Turkey in Trinidad and Tobago, Michael Llanos, today paid a courtesy call to Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith.
The Police Service says the meeting was held at the Office of the Commissioner of Police, Police Administration Building, Port-of-Spain.
Discussions centered on the possibility of an exchange programme between police officers from Trinidad and Tobago and Turkey.