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New information states Pollonais was stopped by two "cops"

Hours be­fore she was re­port­ed miss­ing by her hus­band Ja­son Pol­lon­ais on Thurs­day, sev­er­al wit­ness­es saw Na­tal­ie Pol­lon­ais in the com­pa­ny of two men dressed as po­lice.

A wit­ness who came for­ward to po­lice said around 11.45 am on Thurs­day while dri­ving in­to Debe from Palmiste, they saw Pol­lon­ais sit­ting in her white BMW 5308 car near the in­com­plete round­about near the Debe In­ter­change.

Southern Division police deny suspect held

Southern Division police are denying that a suspect has been held for questioning in the disappearance of Natalie Pollonais.

There were rumours that the suspect was held this morning after he was found with Pollonais' mobile phone.

However, a senior officer told the Trinidad Guardian that there have been many false rumours being spread through social media that has been causing increased anxiety among Pollonais' family and friends. 

Police find vehicle, Pollonais still missing

Police have found the vehicke belonging to Natalie Pollonais, who was reported missing on Thursday.

The vehicle was found with another license plate number in Cypress Hills, Union Hall.

This comes as police, including members of the Anti-Kidnapping Squad, are attempting to find the woman.

Pol­lon­ais dis­ap­peared with­out a trace yesterday and her fam­i­ly is wor­ried that she may have been kid­napped.

Up to last night, po­lice were search­ing sev­er­al parts of the coun­try in a bid to find her.

Five held attempting to break into Massy Stores, Arima

Quick work by officers of the Arima Criminal Investigations Department and Crime Patrol Unit, resulted in the arrest of five male suspects, who were allegedly about to attempt a burglary at the Massy Stores, located at Broadway, Arima.

Cpl Dexter Dardaine and PC Mark Thomas, of Arima CID, were on mobile patrol along Broadway Street, Arima, around 1 am, on Monday 3rd September, 2018, when they observed suspicious movements inside Massy Stores.

25 police officers promoted to rank of Senior Superintendent

Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith, says he intends to promote police officers in a timely manner in the future, to ensure that morale and motivation are kept high within the ranks.

He made the comment as he presided over the promotion of 25 officers to the rank of Senior Superintendent of Police and 39 officers to the rank of Superintendent of Police, at a ceremony held in the Solomon McLeod Lecture Theatre, Police Administration Building, Port of Spain, on Tuesday.

It was the largest single promotion of officers to the rank of Senior Superintendent.

Soldier among three held with gun, ammunition

A soldier is among three persons arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition seized, by officers of the Chaguanas HotSpot Unit, during an anti-crime exercise, conducted in the Charlieville district.

PCs Persad and McKenna were on mobile patrol along Pierre Road, Charlieville, around 4 am, on Saturday 1st September, 2018, when they observed the occupants of a silver Suzuki Ciaz motor vehicle, bearing no license plates.

The officers gave chase and subsequently intercepted the vehicle in the vicinity of the NP Service Station, with three male occupants.

Police avert planned protests likely to disrupt first day of school

Planned protests to disrupt the first day of school by blocking all major roads leading out to Point Fortin, La Brea and Fyzabad have been averted by police.

Police Commissioner Gary Griffith coordinated a high concentration of police officers in specific areas where roadblocks were planned.

From as early as 3 am, officers set up patrols stymying protesters.

However, in Princes Town parents of pupils attending the Princes Town Presbyterian No 1 and 2 schools, geared up for a press conference at noon today. 

Police give school supplies 10 families of homicide victims

Ten families of the victims of homicides are today the grateful recipients of donations of school supplies from officers of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations (HBI), following a brief ceremony held at the Trinidad and Tobago Police Retirees Association Conference Room, 1st Floor Riverside Plaza Annex, Besson Street, Port of Spain.

Assistant Commissioner of Police (Ag.), ‘Homicide’, Anthony James, who was present for the event, said the distribution was an important outreach initiative which will positively impact the lives of the children of the victims of homicides.

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