Police are currently investigating a double-murder in Wallerfield in which a pregnant woman and a man are the victims.
The two were found dead in a vehicle on Brazil Road, Wallerfield this afternoon with gunshot wounds.
The man has been identified as Ricardo Daloo and the woman as Daniele Yearwood.
Reports indicate that around 4 pm, a neighbour heard several loud explosions and then the sound of a vehicle speeding off south unto the Churchill Roosevelt Highway.
Police are investigating the murder of a 37-year-old man.
Reports indicate that around 10 last evening, Jason Martinez was at his home located at Jacob Hill, Wallerfield, Arima when he was ambushed by a gunman.
An altercation ensued and Martinez was subsequently shot. Residents in the area contacted the police upon hearing the loud explosions.
An illegal quarrying operation on state lands in Wallerfield, is shut down, following a joint operation carried out by police and officials of the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries, a police statement says.
The operation, which involved officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force and officials from the Ministry of Energy, was conducted at Agua Santa Road, Block #5, Wallerfield, between 9:30 am on Wednesday 24th May, 2017 and 12:05 am today, Thursday 25th May, 2017.
A Wallerfield man is to appear before the Arima 1st Magistrates’ Court, charged with the murders of Stephen Tyrell and Kamau Charles, aka ‘Sap’.
Mikhail Mohammed, aka ‘Boxer’, 28, of Mexico Road, Wallerfield, was charged with the murders, after advice was received from the Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard, SC, on Friday 14th April, 2017.