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Man injured in Carenage police shooting gets bail

A Care­nage man who was shot and in­ju­red three weeks ago dur­ing a po­lice-in­volved shoot­ing in Big Yard, Care­nage, was grant­ed bail yes­ter­day, as the po­lice once again failed to prop­er­ly present their ev­i­dence in the mat­ter.

This al­lowed one of the men, De­quan Dyall, 21, to be grant­ed bail with a sure­ty or a cash al­ter­na­tive of $40,000 af­ter the mat­ter was heard for the sec­ond time in the Port-of-Spain Mag­is­trates’ 4b Court be­fore Mag­is­trate Sarah De Sil­va.

Court awards technician $204,000 for police licks

A 39-year-old pro­duc­tion tech­ni­cian who was as­sault­ed, ma­li­cious­ly pros­e­cut­ed and false­ly im­pris­oned by the po­lice has been award­ed $204, 750 in dam­ages.

Jus­tice Car­ol Gob­in or­dered WPC Vaughn Cud­joe-Joseph and the At­tor­ney Gen­er­al to pay the dam­ages to Ker­ryn Kissoon.

The mon­ey in­clud­ed spe­cial dam­ages in the sum of $11,500 for a Black­ber­ry cel­lu­lar phone and D2 coil set which were seized by the po­lice and not re­turned to him, as well as $5,750 for his le­gal rep­re­sen­ta­tion at the mag­is­trates’ court.

Witness missing, cops freed of criminal charge

Two po­lice of­fi­cers have been freed of tak­ing a $900 bribe to re­lease a man they ar­rest­ed for rob­bery in 2010.

Cpls David Joe­field and Mar­vin St Rose were dis­charged by Mag­is­trate Chris­tine Charles in Port-of-Spain Mag­is­trate’s Court, on Tues­day, af­ter she up­held a no case sub­mis­sion from their at­tor­neys.

Bullet hole discovered at PM's constituency office

A report has been made to the Four Roads Police Station of a bullet hole in the constituency office of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley.

The office is located at Covigne Road, Diego Martin.

The bullet hole was discovered by a worker who arrived at work Wednesday morning.

The hole was through a glass pane. A spent projectile was also found on the scene and is now in the possession of police.

Police do not believe that the incident had anything to do with the prime minister.

Police release photo of shot officer, insist it was cold-blooded attack

The police service has released a photo of the police officer who was shot in Carenage during an exchange of gunfire with residents of Big Yard, in a bid to highlight the police's side of the story, that the officers were attacked by some residents.

In a two-page statement, says the photo shows that someone used an illegal weapon and shot at a police officer.

"No one is discussing this," the statement said.

Young: South raids not connected to Anand, Ramdeen case

Last week’s raids on cer­tain South homes had noth­ing to do with the al­leged cor­rup­tion-re­lat­ed cas­es of Unit­ed Na­tion­al Con­gress mem­bers Anand Ram­lo­gan and Ger­ald Ramdeen - but there was very good rea­son for these homes to be searched, Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty Min­is­ter Stu­art Young said at yes­ter­day’s post-Cab­i­net me­dia brief­ing.

Teen girl among three dead in Carenage shootout.

Three people were killed and six others, including a police officer, were wounded during a shootout between Western Division officers and residents of Big Yard in Carenage this evening, police have confirmed in a statement.

Residents say a teenage girl and the godson of Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley are among the dead.

The TTPS said in a statement that officers on patrol in Carenage were attempting to arrest a suspect when a man opened fire on the officers.

Another businessman’s home being searched by police

The home of another prominent south businessman is currently being searched by police in an extensive operation that began just after 6 am.

Three homes have so far been searched, but police have not released details about the motive for this exercise.

Police sources tell Guardian Media this is an intelligence-driven exercise linked to a narcotics investigation.

CNC3 has been reliably informed that officers are currently at a home on Sea View Avenue, Gulf View, La Romain where another search is being conducted.

This is a developing story.

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