Within a few hours on Monday, a total of 14 drivers were slapped with more than $60,000 in fines for various traffic offences commited over the weekend.
The drivers appeared before Magistrate Anslem Leander in the San Fernando Traffic Court.
The charges included driving under the influence, failing to provide a specimen of breath, dangerous driving, failing to produce driver's permit, driving without insurance and failing to wear a seatbelt.
A 32-year-old woman has been killed in a shooting incident in El Dorado.
Police say around 10 pm Monday, two armed men stormed the home where Cherisse Bramble was and opened fire.
Officers say after the men fled, Bramble and another man identified as Kent Davis were seen in a pool of blood on the living room floor.
The police and emergency health services were notified and both victims were rushed to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, however, Bramble succumbed to her injuries.
Davis, was listed in a critical condition.
One man was granted $300,000 bail while his two alleged accomplices were denied bail on charges arising out of the South Park Mall robbery last week.
Atiba Sealy, 29, of Princes Town, Jerell Alexis, 20, of Pleasantville and Kirsten Charles, 22, also of Pleasantville, appeared in the San Fernando Magistrates’ Court charged with five counts of armed robbery.
Sealy faced two additional charges of possession of a firearm and ammunition.
While some people believe that Sheldon Sukhdeo is dead, relatives are still clinging to hope that he will turn up alive even though they have not heard his voice in weeks.
Over the weekend, news surfaced that a Freeport man was assisting the police in finding Sukhdeo. However, police said they still have no information on Sukhdeo’s whereabouts. Several raids were done in December, but police never found Sukhdeo.
A 53-year-old man will appear in the Rio Claro Magistrates Court on Tuesday charged with sexually touching his 12-year-old female relative in 2017.
The man, whose identity has been withheld to protect the victim, was charged on Monday by the Child Protection Unit of the TTPS.
The incident allegedly took place at the man's home in New Grant, Princes Town in 2017.
The child, who is now 14, told a teacher about the reported assault two weeks ago and the police was alerted.
Police are investigating a drive-by shooting on George Street tonight, that has left several people injured. More when we get further details.
The frightening experience of her daughter being beaten and almost raped by an armed intruder in their home has prompted a San Fernando mother to support the police one shot, one kill approach.
“Now, yes I support everything at this moment. If I had a gun or a knife, I was going to use it on him. I was willing to die to save my children,” she said.
The intruder who is well known to the family is still at large.
Two days of “intense” policing saw 138 people arrested by police over the weekend.
In the exercise which started on Friday at 6 am, which saw 22 drug blocks being searched, eight guns, as well as a variety of ammunition, were seized.
Police said 13 prohibited immigrants were also detained and quantities of drugs were also seized as well as two stolen vehicles recovered, a statement from the Police Service said.
A Carapichaima man was arrested and a quantity of crack cocaine and other items seized by officers of the Chaguanas CID and Central Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the district, yesterday.
Officers led by ASP Richard Smith, proceeded to the Primrose Avenue, Roopsingh Road home of a 42-year-old man around 8:30am on Sunday, where they executed a search warrant for dangerous drugs.