A man has been chopped to death in Sangre Grande.
The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Sheldon Ramdhan, a poultry depot owner.
Reports indicate that he got into an argument with a man at his home in Sangre Grande late Monday evening.
The assailant is said to have dealt several chops about Ramdhan's body before fleeing the scene.
The police were called in and Ramdhan was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Police say that the suspect turned himself into the Arima CID on Tuesday.
A home-made shotgun has been discovered in Sangre Grande by officers of the Eastern Division Task Force, under the supervision of Snr. Supt. (Ag.), Garth Nelson, police say in a media statement.
The statement reports that officers, acting on information, went to a bushy area at Mulchan Street, Guaico, Sangre Grande, around 10:30 pm on Monday 15th May, 2017, where they found the firearm.
No arrests were made in connection with the find.
A 30-year-old Sangre Grande man has been charged with murder.
Police says Ryan Trotman, a market vendor of Foster Road, Sangre Grande is charged with the murder of 50-year-old Robert Wells.
Wells was shot and killed at his home at Cedar Hill Trace, South Manzanilla Road, on April 21st.
He is also charged with possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition.
He is due to appear before a Sangre Grande magistrate to answer the charges.
The National Clean-Up Campaign will move to Sangre Grande this coming weekend, the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government has said.
On Saturday 22nd April, 2017 clean-up exercises will commence after a brief launch ceremony at the Administration Building on Ramdass Street, Sangre Grande at 8 am.
Ariel Charles, the 15-year-old of Sangre Grande, who was reported missing by her mother, Alicia Charles, on Monday 3rd April, 2017, has been found, a statement by the Police Service says.
The statement says the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service thanks the public for its assistance in ensuring the teenager’s safe return.
It does not give any information on the circumstances surrounding the case.
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Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 15-year-old Ariel Charles.
Ariel, a Form 2 pupil of Sangre Grande Educational Institute, was last seen at her home at North Eastern Settlement, Sangre Grande around 7am, on Monday 3rd April, 2017.
She was reported missing to the Sangre Grande Police Station, by her mother, Alicia Charles, around 3:14pm on that same day.
Ariel is of African descent, 5 feet 8 inches tall, heavy built and has a dark brown complexion.
Vicky Villaroel, the 14-year-old of Sangre Grande, who was reported missing by her grandmother, Rosalind Villaroel, on Monday 27th March, 2017, has been found, a statement by the Police Service says.
The statement adds that she was found by officers of the Sangre Grande Municipal Police station on Thursday 30th March, 2017.
It says the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service thanks the public for its assistance in ensuring the teenager’s safe return.
The statement gives no further information.
A second man has appeared in the Sangre Grande Magistrates’ Court, charged with the murder of Donald Javel Pierre, whose remains had to be exhumed from a gravel pit, at Pine Road, Vega de Oropouche, Sangre Grande, one year ago, a statement by the Police Service says.
27-year-old David Boodoo, aka Sours, a farmer of Rampersad Trace, Vega de Oropouche, is now charged alongside Ricardo James, aka Doodie, for the murder of Pierre, who had been reported missing on Friday 20th January, 2016.
A 25-year-old labourer appeared before the Sangre Grande 1st Magistrate’s Court today charged with the murder of a man, whose remains had to be exhumed from a gravel pit, at Pine Road, Vega de Oropouche, Sangre Grande, one year ago.
Ricardo James, aka Doodie, appeared before Senior Magistrate Debra Quintyne, for the murder of Donald Javel Pierre, who had been reported missing on January 20th, 2016.
The victim’s body was subsequently found buried in a hole 20 feet deep, on February 29th, 2016.