Trinidad and Tobago

Homemade shotgun and marijuana seized by police

Southern Division police officers seized a homemade shotgun and a quantity of marijuana during an anti-crime exercise in Gasparillo last night.

The following is a media release by the TTPS:

One homemade shotgun and a quantity of marijuana were discovered by officers of the Southern Division during an anti-crime exercise in the Gasparillo district, on Wednesday night. 

Murder in Tunapuna

Police are still on scene of a murder in Tunapuna.

Reports indicate that just after 10 am Kevin Perierra was driving his silver Nissan Almera, when upon reaching the corner of Balthazar and Green streets he was approached by a lone gunman who opened fire.

Perierra who is from St Augustine was killed instantly.

Police have yet to establish a motive for the killing.