In two separate incidents, three men have escaped police custody. In the most recent incident, Scarborough police are searching for a man identified as Heston Lopez.
They say Lopez who is originally from Trinidad was under police guard at the Scarborough General Hospital, on Friday evening when he managed to evade officers and make his escape.
Meanwhile, officers of The Inter-Agency Task Force and Port of Spain Division are searching for two men who also escaped police custody last week.
CNC3’s Anchor and news reporter Khamal Georges’ vehicle has been found, again.
This time at Roget Place, Belmont. The SUV is currently at the Belmont Police Station where it will be processed again.
On Thursday morning around 2 am, Mr Georges’ vehicle was stolen at gunpoint by mask men in St. James.
Police officers later discovered the vehicle at Bath Street Plannings in Port of Spain. It was taken to the Besson Street Police Station. At around 7:45 pm on Thursday the Kia Sportage was stolen from the police station.
Less than 24 hours after CNC3's Khamal Georges vehicle was stolen and recovered, it was stolen again from outside of the Besson Street Police Station.
CNC3 understands an officer on duty was making checks of the compound this afternoon when he noticed the van was not where it was stationed on the roadway.
The officer understood that Khamal Georges, who had visited the Besson Street station earlier, was told to return with his certified copy for the vehicle.
A decomposing body found in Diego Martin in the vicinity of Dean Wheel has been identified as 68-year-old Raymond Lennox Gonzales of Duval Ave.
It is unclear whether Gonzales died as a result of foul play. Investigations are continuing.
A man from Mon Repos has appeared before a San Fernando Magistrate, charged with the murder of Reon Massy who was killed on Monday 23rd July 2018.
28-year-old Antonio Joseph of Naparima Mayaro Road, Mon Repos, was charged with murder, when he appeared before Magistrate Alicia Chanka, in the San Fernando 1st Magistrates’ Court on Monday.
The matter was adjourned to Monday 3rd September 2018.
32-year-old Massy, a labourer, of Smith Street, Mon Repos, was found with gunshot wounds about the body at an apartment complex in the vicinity of the Mon Repos Police Station.
A Cocorite man appeared before Chief Magistrate Maria Busby Earle-Caddle.
The murder of Shaquime Williams, which occurred on Sunday 15th April 2018.
27-year-old Nester Sammy, aka “Pappy of Harding Place, Cocorite, appeared in the Port of Spain 8th Magistrates’ Court, today, to answer to the charge.
The matter was adjourned to Friday 14th September 2018.
23-year-old Williams also of Harding Place, Cocorite, was found dead with bullet wounds about the body in the vicinity of the Harding Place recreation ground.
A Sub-Machine Gun and Ammo has been Found in Las Lomas.
The discovery was made by officers of the Central Division Special Crime Unit, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Las Lomas district on Thursday. The exercise, spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Inraj Balram, and ASP (Ag.) Richard Smith included officers of the Las Lomas Police Post and the Canine Unit and was conducted between 6:00 am and 2:00 pm.