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Man breaches Petrotrin's refinery border, now under police guard at hospital

A man who breached the fence at Petrotrin's Pointe-A-Pierre refinery  is now under police guard at the San Fernando General Hospital for injuries he sustained in a confrontation with security guards.

Petrotrin says that on Wednesday, 2018 February 21, Pet0rotrin’s Estate Police detained a member of the public who breached the perimeter of the fence bordering the company’s Pointe-a-Pierre refinery.

According to initial reports, at approximately 1:30 a.m. Petrotrin’s security officers, on patrol in a secure area of the refinery, spotted an unauthorized person in the area.

Vendor to serve 23 years jail for raping mentally-challenged girl

Market vendor Narine Ragoonanan who sexually assaulted a mentally challenged nine-year-old girl, then raped and impregnated her at age 15 will spend the next 23 years and seven months in jail.

Ragoonanan, 53, also called Ragoonanan Narine, was found guilty of two counts of grievous sexual assault and three months later he pleaded guilty to raping her.

In passing sentence in the San Fernando Second Assizes, Justice Hayden St Clair Douglas commented on the girl’s developmental and learning challenges.

Police video gives insight into plans of house-breaking criminals

Police have cracked down on what they believe to be a house break-in operation with the seizure of several stolen items weapons and equipment used to access houses and safes.

Assistant Superintendent of Police Wayne Mystar says that between 3 am and 7 am Tuesday, officers led by Sgt Harewood executed warrants in the Caroni and Cunupia areas where the discoveries were made.

Two arrested for possession of pistols, ammunition

A joint police/army anti-crime exercise conducted in the San Fernando district yesterday, resulted in the arrest of two men and the seizure of one pistol, a laser light and a quantity of ammunition.

The exercise, coordinated by Snr. Supt (Ag.) Zamsheed Mohammed and including Insp. Don Gajadhar and Sgt. Vishal Parasram, and personnel from the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment, was conducted between 1 pm and 7 pm, on Monday 19th February, 2018, in the Embacadere area.

Two charged with robbing 14 Bahamian visitors

Two men are expected to appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate tomorrow, charged with 23 counts of robbery against 14 Bahamian tourists and nine other persons, who were passengers of a maxi taxi heading to an early morning Carnival cooler fete at Chaguaramas, on Sunday 11th February, 2018.

Justin Hayes, 21, and Tafarra Brandon, 19, both of Carenage, were charged by Cpl Morgan Jones, of the Carenage Police Station, on Tuesday 20th February, 2018.

Three men held for allegedly robbing several Chinese groceries

Three men linked to a string of robberies targeting groceries operated by Chinese nationals, in the Tunapuna district, have been held by police during an anti-crime exercise in the Central and Northern Divisions.

The exercise, spearheaded by ACP (Ag.) McDonald Jacob and coordinated by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Michael Daniel and including Insp. Roger Joseph, was conducted between the hours of 3 pm on Monday 19th February, 2018 and 6 am on Tuesday 20th February, 2018.

25-year-old Valencia man arrested for gun, ammunition possession

Police have arrested a Valencia man for possession of a firearm and quantity of ammunition, police said in a statement on Tuesday.

Police say officers were on patrol along the Valencia Old Road around 10.25 pm Monday when they observed a man acting suspiciously.

Upon seeing the police, the man turned around and walked into a nearby bar.

The man was held on the premises and searched, resulting in the discovery of a black and grey Jaguar revolver loaded with two round of .38 ammunition.

Murder in Arima

Police are investigating the murder of a man in Arima.

According to police reports, around 9 pm on Monday, the victim identified as Kevin Guy, was walking along Pinto Road when he was accosted by a man.

The two got into an altercation and the assailant subsequently whipped out a firearm and shot the victim before fleeing.

The police were called in and the man taken to hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.

Investigations are ongoing.

 

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