Sexual Assault

Laventille man charged with indecent assault granted bail

Samuel Franklin, 56, was granted bail after appearing before a Port-of Spain Magistrate, charged with indecent assault against a 16-year-old girl. 

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

A Laventille man was granted $80,000 bail, after appearing before a Port of Spain Magistrate, charged with indecent assault against a 16- year-old girl.

Man charged for sexually touching 13 year old girl

A 34-year-old Belmont man has been charged with sexually touching a 13-year-old girl.

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

A Belmont man was granted $80,000 bail, after appearing before a Port of Spain Magistrate, charged with two counts of sexual touching against a 13-year-old girl.

The offences are alleged to have taken place during the period, February 1st 2017 and February 28th 2017.

57-year-old retired policeman charged with sexually assault of 5-year-old girl

Police have detained a 57-year-old retired police corporal on allegations that he sexually assaulted a five-year-old female relative.

The officer surrendered to members of the Eastern Division on Monday.

He was being sought since the report was made to the police on Friday.

The former corporal has been charged with three counts of sexual penetration against the child.

The case will be heard in the Rio Claro Magistrates Court.

Police seek suspected rapist

Police are searching for a man they believe may have committed acts of rape and sexual assault.

The TTPS names the suspect as 37-year-old Jerron Francis, whose last known address is Bagatelle Extension, Sunshine Avenue, San Juan.

They are asking that anyone with information on his whereabouts, to call 555 or 800-TIPS and provide police with the information.

Bail set at $250,000 for PSA President Watson Duke

PSA President Watson Duke has been granted $250,000 two hundred and fifty thousand dollars bail after he was slapped with five charges including sexual intercourse without consent.

He was additionally charged with four counts of indecent assault between January and April at the PSA headquarters.

Duke arrived at the Port-of-Spain Magistrate's Court this morning and was represented by Senior Counsel Gilbert Peterson.