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12-year-old boy missing

Police are seeking the public's assistance in locating 12-year-old Micah Beckley.

The Standard Five pupil of St David's RC Primary School was reported missing by his mother last week.

The boy was last seen at his Kelly Village, Caroni home on Tuesday January 16th.

Beckley is 5 feet 4 inches tall, light brown in complexion and slim built.

Anyone with information on the boy's whereabouts is asked to contact the nearest police station or call 555, 999, or 746-8676


Three guns found hidden in toilet tank of interior decorator's home

One woman was arrested and three revolvers seized by officers of the Southern Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the San Fernando district, which took place overnight into this morning.

Officers conducted the exercise, coordinated by Sgt. Vishal Parasram and supervised by Cpl. Dinton Dinoo, between 9 pm on Thursday and 2 am on Friday, during which they executed a search warrant at the Hermitage Village home of a 27-year-old interior decorator.

Manslaughter charge for man who goes by alias "Ricky Jai"

A Golconda Village man is expected to appear before a San Fernando Magistrate today, charged with manslaughter in the death of Asaf Khan, which occurred on Monday 25th December, 2017.

Richard Marvin Dillon, aka “Ricky Jai”, 35, a labourer of Golconda Village, San Fernando, was charged with manslaughter following advice received from Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Joan Honore-Paul on Thursday 18th January, 2018.

Police shoot teen during La Horquetta anti-crime exercise

One man is hospitalized, four others arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition seized, following a police-involved shooting incident at La Horquetta last night, police said in a statement.

The shooting occurred during an anti-crime exercise conducted by officers of the La Horquetta Police Station and Maloney CID under Sgt. Vaughn Waldrop, between 8:45 pm and 12 am, on Wednesday 17th January, 2018, in the La Horquetta district.

Oropune sisters reported missing since December 2nd

Police are seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating two sisters from Oropune, Aleana St Louis, 15, and Alissa St Louis, 14.

Aleana and Alissa, were last seen at their Oropune Gardens, Oropune home, around 9 pm, on Saturday 2nd December, 2017.

They were reported missing to the Arouca Police Station, around 9:30 pm, on Wednesday 20th December, 2017, by their mother, Alicia Yearwood.

Claxton Bay man charged with murder

A Claxton Bay man is expected to appear before a Couva Magistrate charged with the murder of Jeremy Darrian Stephen which occurred on Thursday 4th January, 2018.

Alex Risbrook, 29, of Springvale, Claxton Bay, was charged with murder following advice received from Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Joan Honore-Paul, on Monday 15th January, 2018.

Valencia man held for shotguns hidden under sofa

One man was arrested and two homemade shotguns and a pistol seized during an anti-crime exercise by officers of the Northern Division Task Force, East, in the Valencia district yesterday.

The exercise, coordinated by Assistant Commissioner of Police (Ag. McDonald Jacob and spearheaded by Snr. Supt.(Ag.) Michael Daniel, was conducted between 12 pm to 6:30 pm, on Monday 15th January, 2018.

Acting on information the officers proceeded to KP Lands, Valencia, where they executed a search warrant at the home of a 22-year-old man.

22-year-old's murder takes toll to 33 in 15 days

Police are yet to make any arrests in connection with the murder of Dominic Koon Koon.

Police say Koon Koon was sitting in the porch of his Malabar home when he was approached by a lone gunman who opened fire.

Investigators say a family member who was present managed to disarm the gunman when he struck him with a baseball bat.

The gunman is said to have dropped his gun and escape on foot.

Koon Koon is the 33rd murder victim for 2018.