A Felicity man, who threatened a Police Officer, was jailed for twelve (12) months’ hard labour when he appeared virtually before a Chaguanas Magistrate on 11th June 2021.
Nigel Codrington, 33, of Union Village, Felicity, was also charged with breach of curfew, obscene language, and resisting arrest following an incident involving a Police Officer attached to the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) at 9:10pm on 9th June 2021 at Roopsingh Road, Carapichaima, where the accused was found to be breaching curfew.
Codrington pleaded guilty to all charges and was sentenced to one-day simple imprisonment for using obscene language, three (3) months’ hard labour for breach of curfew and twelve (12) months’ hard labour for both resisting and threatening a Police Officer.
He will serve all three (3) sentences concurrently.
A 24-year-old man from Pinto Road, Arima, was arrested yesterday (Saturday 12th June 2021) after his vehicle was intercepted at Pro Queen Street, Arima.
According to the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), the suspect was followed by the Golden Grove Prison surveillance team after he was allegedly observed exiting his vehicle and throwing a green object over the Eastern fence of the Prison around 7:30am. The vehicle was stopped by the team and with the assistance of Police Officers, the suspect was arrested and taken to the Arima Police Station.
Prison Officials handed over a green package allegedly containing ten (10) packs of cigarettes wrapped in a black plastic bag and fig leaves to Officers.
The effort was a collaborative one involving Golden Grove Prison Officials and Officers of the Arouca and Arima Police Stations.
Investigations are ongoing.
A Point Fortin businessman was granted bail in sums of $1.5 Million and $200,000, after appearing before two (2) Magistrates today (Thursday 10th June 2021), charged with seven (7) counts of fraud.
Raymond Morris, 36, of Cap-de-Ville, was charged with four (4) counts of fraudulent conversion in sums totalling $1,215,845.70 and three (3) counts of obtaining property by use of dishonoured cheques in sums totalling $10,920.30, when he appeared virtually before San Fernando Magistrate Armina Deonarinesingh.
He was granted bail with surety in the sum of $200,000 and ordered to report to the San Fernando Police Station every Monday between 10am and 3pm. The matter was then postponed to 7th July 2021.
The accused then appeared virtually before Magistrate Alica Chankar, at the Point Fortin Magistrates’ Court, where he was granted bail with surety in the sum of $1.5 Million and ordered to surrender his Passport and report to the Point Fortin Police Station every Thursday at 9am. The matter was then postponed to 8th July 2021.
The accused was arrested in the South Western Division by Officers of the Fraud Squad South Office on Monday 7th June 2021, following reports of fraudulent conversion and obtaining property by use of a dishonoured cheque against several persons between the period 2016 and 2020.
The exercise was co-ordinated by Snr. Supt. Arlet Groome and Supt. Reuben and supervised by Insp. (Ag.) Bachoo and Sgt. Seepersad, of the Fraud Squad.
Morris was charged on Wednesday 9th June 2021 by Cpl (Ag.) Lewis and PC Williams, also of the Fraud Squad.
Three (3) men appeared before a Mayaro Magistrate today (Wednesday 9th June 2021), charged with breach of the Emergency Powers Regulations. The men were fined $7,500 each by Magistrate Wendy Dougdeen-Bally, or in default, six (6) weeks with hard labour.
According to the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), on 8th June 2021, Officers were on patrol and responded to information which led them to the Coastline from Stone Bright Village to Bon Espoire Road, Mayaro.
Once there, the Officers observed three (3) men on the beach. When the men were questioned, they had no reasonable explanation.
The men were immediately arrested and taken to the Rio Claro Police Station where they were charged for the offence.
Arrested were Tevon Ross, 25, of Belle Eau Road, Mayaro, Joseph Boodoo, 37, of Cooper Trace, Mafeking Village, Mayaro and Roy Mitchell, 27, of Tabaquite Road, Rio Claro.
The exercise was co-ordinated by ASP Jankee and Insp (Ag) Ragbir and supervised by Sgt Mohammed, Cpls Neaves, Flores and included Officers of the Mayaro Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Crime Scene Investigation Taskforce, Emergency Response Patrol, and the Rio Claro CID and Taskforce.
Kareem Hart was granted bail in the sum of $50,000 with a surety by Justice of the Peace (JP), Abraham Ali, on Saturday 5th June 2021 after he was charged for breach of curfew and for wearing camouflage clothing. Hart, 23, of Freddy Street, Aranguez, is due to appear in Court on Tuesday 7th September 2021.
According to the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), around 11:05pm on Friday 4th June 2021, PC Mykoo and PC Dwarika were on surveillance duty at William Street, San Juan, when they allegedly observed a black Hyundai Elantra proceeding at a high rate of speed. The Officers intercepted the vehicle and apprehended the driver who was clad in camouflage clothing. The man was arrested, then taken to the Morvant Police Station where he was charged for breach of curfew and for wearing camouflage clothing.
Ryan Beharry, 32, of Navet Road, Mon Repos, appeared virtually before a San Fernando Magistrate today (Friday 4th June 2021) charged with the murder of 84-year-old Torrance Mohammed.
Beharry was charged with the offence following advice received from Acting Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Joan Honore-Paul, on Thursday (3rd June 2021).
According to the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), Mohammed, 84, of Tarouba Road, Marabella, was visiting a friend in Mon Repos on Monday 24th May 2021, when he was assaulted by a man who robbed him of a cellular phone and a gold chain. The assailant then pushed Mohammed onto the ground causing him to sustain broken ribs and injuries to his back and spine. The man then escaped on foot.
Mohammed was taken to Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday 25th May 2021.
The accused was arrested at his home on Friday 28th May 2021 by Homicide Bureau of Investigation (HBI) Officers.
Investigations were supervised by Insp. Maraj of the HBI Region 3, while Beharry was charged by Sgt. Maharaj of Mon Repos Police Station, on Thursday (3rd June 2021).
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