Public Advisory

Central residents on alert after woman goes around conducting fake census

Residents of Couva North Gardens and Roystonia believe they may be targeted by bandits soon,

Residents tell CNC3 News a woman was seen in the area on Saturday, claiming that she was working with an organisation called the Central Statistical Board and was conducting a census.

The residents say the woman wanted to know how many people were living in houses on particular streets in the area.

The residents informed police, however, the woman was not located.

 

Elderly Arima man missing

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 85-year-old Oscar Chuniesingh.

Chuniesingh was last seen at his Calcutta Street, Arima home, around 6 pm on Tuesday 17th April, 2018.

He was reported missing to the Arima Police Station, at 10:30 am on Wednesday 18th April, 2018, by his granddaughter, Nikeilia Chuniesingh.

Chuniesingh is of mixed descent, five feet seven inches tall with a dark brown complexion and short grey hair.

WASA: Water problems in Matura & Salybia areas to be rectified Friday night

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in parts of North- East Trinidad served by the Matura Water Treatment Plant, who are currently without a supply, that this is as a result of electrical problems at the facility.

Repair works currently being undertaken at the plant are expected to be completed by 9 pm on Friday April 20, 2018.

The areas affected include:

- Along the Toco Road, Matura, from the Salybia River to Mora Trace inclusive of all side streets.

WASA is apologising for the inconvenience caused.

Met Office moves to new colour-coded early warning system

The Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) is implementing a new colour-coded Early Warning System (EWS) for weather-related hazards in Trinidad and Tobago.

The Met Services says the new, risk-based system will become effective from Monday April 16th 2018.

The new system will comply with the World Meteorological Organization’s international standards for effective early warnings.

The structure of the warnings conforms to the format of the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP), an international standard for emergency alerting and public warning.

T&T Spirit back in service from Monday

The Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (PATT) has advised that the T&T Spirit has completed all its sea trials and testings, and has received all the necessary certifications by the surveyors to return to service from Monday April 16th April, 2018.

It says in a media statement that over the past months the passenger vessels have encountered a number of challenges and the two vessels were withdrawn from operations, to undertake necessary maintenance works. 

The T&T Spirit was out of service from June 06, 2017 and the T&T Express from March 13, 2018.

14-year-old Champs Fleur girl missing

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 14-year-old Sekeera Spencer.

Sekeera, a student of St. Joseph Secondary School, was last seen at her Mt. Dor Road, Champs Fleur home, around 3 pm yesterday.

She was reported missing to the St. Joseph Police Station, at 9:30 pm on Thursday 12th April, 2018, by her grandfather, Lloyd Holder.

Sekeera is of African descent, five feet three inches tall, heavy set with black hair, a dark brown complexion and a tattoo of three stars on her forearm.

Traffic restrictions in Curepe Sunday for WASA pipe-work

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising motorists and members of the general public of traffic restrictions at the corner of Watts Trace and the Southern Main Road, Curepe, on Sunday April 15, 2018, between the hours of 8 am to 3 pm.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate pipeline repair works in the area.

Motorists are asked to proceed with caution and to obey the instructions of the police officers on duty, as only single-lane traffic will be allowed in the vicinity of the jobsite.

 

 

Search for outpatient

Relatives of a San Fernando woman who has been missing since last Monday are appealing for help from members of the public to find her.

Tricia Shah, 38, an outpatient of Psychiatric Ward (Ward One) at the San Fernando General Hospital, has not been seen or heard from since she left her Mon Repos home around midday on Easter Monday.

Sean Semprie, a close family friend, said Shah left home once before and went to the police station. He said she told the officers she was sick and they took her to the hospital.

15-year-old Sangre Grande girl reported missing

Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 15-year-old Amisha Sookhoo.

Amisha was last seen at her Guaico Tamana Road, Sangre Grande home, around 8:30 am, on Monday 9th April, 2018.

She was reported missing to the Sangre Grande Police Station, around 9:45 am, on Monday 9th April, 2018, by her stepmother, Lena Sookhoo.

Amisha is of East Indian descent, 5 feet 2 inches tall, slim built with a light brown complexion and long wavy black hair.

Water disruptions in La Romaine and environs on Thursday

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers in La Romaine and environs that there will be a disruption in their water supply from 9 am to 12 midnight, on Thursday April 12, 2018.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate pipeline interconnection works in the vicinity of the proposed Dumfries Roundabout, South Trunk Road, La Romaine.

Affected areas will include:

· Bay Road

· Bel Air

· Parts of South Trunk

· Gulf View and environs

· La Romaine (from Bay Road to Sunset Ridge)

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