Toco

Woman's body found on Toco beach

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman, whose body was found on a beach in Toco.

Officers say the woman remains unidentified.

She was found on Big Beach Bay in Toco.

Officers are trying to determine if foul play was involved.

Come to Toco for Easter but bring your garbage bags

Toco is open for Easter.

That's the message thee Sangre Grande Regional Corporation is sending, as its chairman Terry Rondon seeks to get the public to come use the corporation's beaches and rivers.

A statement by the corporation says that the beaches and rivers have been prepared for use on the Easter weekend.

It says that recreational sites from Matelot to Matura are ready for campers and that visitors’ well-being is prioritized in terms of the following:

· TTPS and Municipal Police presence in the area.

Triple-murder & suicide in Toco; 7-month baby's throat slashed

Police are now investigating the deaths of four people found in a car in  Hambug Trace in Toco.

The incident appears to be a case of triple murder and suicide.

We're being told that a man appears to have slashed the throats of his wife and two children, including a 7-month-old baby and 11-year-old child before killing himself.

This is a developing story and we will have more later.

Rowley: Oil and gas opportunities for Toco region

The north­east re­gion of Trinidad has the po­ten­tial to be­come a gas and oil in­dus­try sim­i­lar to Point Ga­le­o­ta and Guayagua­yare which can pro­vide a bet­ter qual­i­ty of life for cit­i­zens who live be­low the eco­nom­ic pyra­mid.

Elderly Toco man missing

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 63-year-old Anthony Lyons.

Lyons, a retiree of Cumana Village, Toco, was last seen at his home, around 5:30 am on Wednesday 6th June, 2018.

He was reported missing to the Toco Police Station, on the same date, by his son, Jefferson Henry.

Lyons is of African descent, six feet tall, medium built with a dark brown complexion and scar along his left leg and back.

Three in police custody for attempting to break into Toco ATM machine

Three men are in police custody after attempting to rob a First Citizens fast service machine in Toco.

According to police, a fire alarm inside the automated teller machine went off around 2.55 am on Wednesday. 

Fire officers in Sangre Grande contacted Toco police and alerted them to what was believed to be a possible fire.

But when police officers arrived at the ATM located along the Paria Main Road, they instead found 3 men with a blow torch and pig foot attempting to cut open a safe. 

Police seize drugs and guns

Police have recovered 21 kilogrammes of marijuana and 14 trap guns in east Trinidad.

The seizure was made during an exercise conducted by officers of the Sangre Grande CID, task force, Toco and Matelot police station.

CNC3 News understands around 3 am on Thursday police stopped a vehicle, at the corner of Toco Road and the Valencia old road.

After searching the car, 7.1 kilogrammes of marijuana was found and two men, ages 22 and 56 years old were arrested.

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