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3 arrested for robbery, 2 wearing police gear

Three men currently are in police custody following a robbery in the San Juan area, in the wee hours of this morning.

CNC3 News understands that one of the men in police custody has connections to a special reserve police officer.

Details are still coming in, but initial reports are that at about 3:30 am, officers from the Emergency Response Patrol, the North-East Division Task Force and the San Juan CID, responded to a report of a robbery at #23 Silver Mill in San Juan.

Two arrested for robbery and wounding

Two men have been arrested in connection with a report of robbery and wounding.

According to police reports, officers were on mobile patrol when they responded to a report of robbery and wounding at Tragarete Road and Cipriani Boulevard, around 11:00pm, on Tuesday 15th October 2019.

The officers, with the assistance of an off-duty police officer, arrested two suspects in connection with the incident and seized a revolver and three rounds of ammunition.

Burglars steal critical medicine from hospital

Hun­dreds of thou­sands of dol­lars worth of crit­i­cal med­ica­tion for pa­tients, in­clud­ing those with ter­mi­nal ill­ness­es such as can­cer, have been stolen from the phar­ma­cy at the St James Med­ical Com­plex (SJMC).

In an im­me­di­ate re­sponse to this “tragedy” that struck the health in­sti­tu­tion, act­ing chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer at the North West Re­gion­al Health (NWRHA), Ter­ron Gilchrist con­demned the act and ques­tioned, “Why would some­one want to take God out of their thoughts and steal med­i­cine for the sur­vival of sick peo­ple?”

Robbery suspect shot by police

One man was wounded during a police-involved shooting incident in Petit Valley on Monday.

According to police reports, officers of the West End Police Station were on mobile patrol along Morne Coco Road, around 7:45 pm, when they received information that two men wanted in connection with a series of robberies in the district, were observed in a white Nissan Almera motor-vehicle. 

The officers proceeded to the location, where they observed the two suspects.

However, upon seeing the officers, one of the men ran off.

Four men held after Carnival Tuesday robbery

Four men were arrested by Emergency Response Patrol (ERP) officers, just minutes after robbing a 30-year-old St. James man on Tuesday, police said in a statement.

Reports are that at 7:45 pm, the victim was walking along Hyderabad Street, St. James, when he was confronted by three men; one of whom was armed with a firearm.

The men announced a robbery and proceeded to beat the victim about his body, and steal a quantity of cash and two cellphones, before fleeing in a silver Nissan Tiida vehicle.

Man refuses to hand over keys to robbers; police capture them

Quick response from officers of the Arima Police Station resulted in the arrest of two male suspects, following a report of robbery with violence against a 29-year-old Valencia man, in the Arima district, last night.

The victim told police that he was driving his motor vehicle in the Calvary Hill district around 11:45 pm, on Tuesday 26th February, 2019, when he was stopped by two men who announced a hold-up.

The victim said when he refused to hand over the keys to his vehicle, he was hit about the head by one of the assailants and relieved by of a quantity of cash.

Man held moments after robbery at Queen's Park Savannah

Quick work by officers of the Port of Spain Division’s Emergency Response Patrol (ERP) resulted in one man being arrested, mere minutes after a report of robbery in the vicinity of the Queens Park Savannah (QPS) this morning.

At around 2:30 am ERP 09 observed a man running in the middle of the road at in the vicinity of Queens Royal College.

Officers stopped and was informed that the victim was just robbed by two men who they observed running through the savannah.

They gave chase with assistance of ERP 13 and Woodbrook police.

Businessman critical after early morning robbery

A man is warded at the hospital in a critical condition following an early morning robbery.

CNC3 news understands that shortly after 5 am the owner of a mini-mart located at Phoenix Park, California was accosted by an armed assailant. 

An altercation ensued and the mini-mart operator was subsequently shot during the fracas. 

The police were contacted and on arrival discovered the man lying in a pool of blood. 

He was taken to hospital where he remains warded. 

Officers of the Couva police station are continuing investigations.

Sando business assoc. head: Decrease in petty crimes in lead up to Carnival

With 24 more mu­nic­i­pal po­lice of­fi­cers pa­trolling the streets of San Fer­nan­do, pres­i­dent of the San Fer­nan­do Busi­ness As­so­ci­a­tion Daphne Bartlett says there has been a marked de­crease of pet­ty crimes in the lead­up to Car­ni­val.

In an in­ter­view, Bartlett said since her as­so­ci­a­tion met with Po­lice Com­mis­sion­er Gary Grif­fith two months ago, sev­er­al crime pre­ven­tion strate­gies were rolled out which has great­ly re­duced crime in the south city.

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