Three held after attempting to steal cash from Shal Marshall's car

Quick work by police foils the getaway of three bandits, who attempted to steal a quantity of cash from a vehicle belonging to popular Soca artiste and radio personality Shal Marshall in Woodbrook earlier today.

The artiste had parked his white Mercedes Benz motor vehicle at Massy Technology car park along Tragarete Road, around 11:45 am on Thursday 1st February, 2018, before entering a nearby radio station.

Around 12:10 pm, a female relative arrived at the radio station and handed the artiste a large quantity of cash.

Bandits break into home of president of Used-Car Dealers Association

The home of the president of the Used Car Dealers Association, Visham Babwah, has been broken into.

Babwah told CNC3 News that the burglars entered his Chaguanas home by cutting out a small portion of the burglar-proofing at the back door.

He said his security system did not alert him to the intrusion because the bandits did not pry open the doors or windows.

Babwah said that thankfully nobody was home at the time.

He said he and his wife left for work around 9am yesterday and his wife returned around 3 pm.

Five bandits arrested after robbing Sangre Grande bar

Quick work by officers of the Eastern Division, resulted in five men being arrested and a quantity of stolen items being recovered, minutes after the men allegedly robbed and shot patrons of a bar in Sangre Grande early yesterday morning, police said in a statement.

Officers of the Sangre Grande CID, Task Force and Crime Patrol, also seized a revolver and a quantity of ammunition when they responded to a report of a robbery and shooting at Orinoco Bar, Eastern Main Road, Sangre Grande, around 1:00am, on Wednesday 8th November, 2017.

Police shoot and kill three bandits in Cunupia

Police has shot and killed three suspected bandits in Cunupia.

Police say they received a call of a robbery at a woodworking building in Cunupia this afternoon.

Reports indicate that the police accosted the three suspected bandit who were at the time attempting to escape.

A chase ensued and according to police reports, the bandits fired at the police and the police returned.  

The suspects were shot and taken to the Chaguanas District Hospital where they were pronounced dead on arrival.

Bandits rob Bhagwansingh's Trincity branch

Bandits have robbed the Bhagwansingh's hardware in Trinicity.

Police reports indicate that the incident took place on Sunday night.

When employees arrived at the compound this morning they observed that the department containing power tools had been ransacked.

A cellphone outlet inside the store was also targetted.

Police were called in and have confirmed that power equipment and cellphones were missing.

It is not clear whether money was also taken from the establishment.

Investigations are ongoing.


Three arrested with stolen vehicle following shoot-out with police

Police say quick work by officers resulted in the arrest of three men and the recovery of a stolen vehicle, following an exchange of gunfire between officers and four suspects, one of whom escaped.

The incident occurred along the Caroni South Bank Road, Las Lomas, around 12pm, on Sunday 10th September, 2017, when officers of the Northern Division Area Task Force who were on patrol, received a report of a vehicle being stolen from the PriceSmart carpark, Mausica, D’Abadie.

Security company offers financial support to family of officer shot in robbery

The managing director of Travteck Security Services Limited, says the company has agreed to financially support the family of one of its security officers who was shot in a robbery in Penal on Thursday.

Rakesh Ramkaran, 27, is warded at the San Fernando General Hospital after he was shot in his head at Ramkal’s Roofing.

Ramkaran was employed with Travtech Security Services and was only armed with a baton when he was shot.

Break-in at Courts store in St James

Police are probing a break-in at the Courts Store at the corner of the St James Main Road and Long Circular Road in St James.

The break-in occurred sometime during the night.

The bandit or bandits broke the glass of the front door to gain entry to the establishment.

Several mobile phones, laptops and other electronic items were stolen.


Bandits held breaking into Carlsen Field house

Police and security officers working together, resulted in two men being arrested for house-breaking and larceny.

The incident occurred around 8:30 am today.

Police say they received a report of a house-breaking in progress on Xeres Road, Carlsen Field following which officers of the Praedial Larceny Squad, Freeport police and Estate Police officers of Guardsman Security responded.

The officers cordoned off the area and entered the premises where they found two men - ages 18 and 28 - of Longdenville Chaguanas, attempting to exit the house through the back.