One man was arrested by officers of the Port-of-Spain Division following a report of robbery with violence against a 30-year-old woman, in the Port of Spain district yesterday.
The victim told police she was walking along Henry Street, Port-of-Spain around 4 pm on Tuesday, when she was approached by a man who snatched her gold chain from her neck, valued at $3,500.
When she attempted to raise an alarm over the theft, the man dealt her several blows about the body before running off.
The victim then alerted officers who were on patrol in the area of the incident.
Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith says officers will be cracking down on bar owners, fete promoters and Carnival bandleaders who allow minors to consume alcohol on the premises or during their events.
He said the crackdown has already started at various points across T&T.
“I have made a public statement advising that officers, including those in plain clothes, would be monitoring establishments that do not comply with the regulations,” Griffith told Guardian Media Wednesday.
An Aranguez couple has been arrested for possession of a firearm, ammunition and a quantity of marijuana.
This follows an intelligence-led exercise in the Barataria district yesterday.
Officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) Strike Team led by Cpl Phillips, carried out the exercise during which they executed a search warrant at an apartment belonging to a 32-year-old woman along Boundary Road, Aranguez.
A 30-year-old man was also at the home at the time of the search.
Two men are due to appear before a San Fernando Magistrate today, charged with robbery with violence against a 16-year-old male victim.
Sadiq Moona, 20, and, D’Nelly John, aka ‘Moses’, 20, both of Roy Joseph, San Fernando, were arrested by officers of the San Fernando Criminal Investigations Department (CID), following a report of robbery with violence in the district last night.
The victim told police he was standing along the roadway at Roy Joseph Settlement, San Fernando, around 9:15pm on Tuesday when he got into an argument with two men known to him.
Police officers have arrested the third suspect in Tuesday night’s attempted robbery at One Plus One supermarket at Munroe Road, Cunupia.
The suspect, who was shot and wounded during a shootout with the police, still managed to run out of the supermarket and get into a waiting getaway car. However, the driver took the wounded bandit straight to the Eric Williams Medical Complex in Mount Hope for treatment, where medical officials would have alerted the police as is the protocol with such injuries.
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.