Police destroy marijuana field worth $5M in St. Ann's

The TTPS discovered a marijuana field in St. Ann's while searching for two suspects who shot and wounded a police officer.

The following is the full TTPS media statement:

The hunt for two armed men who shot and wounded an on duty police officer in Morvant, has resulted in the discovery of a marijuana field, with an estimated street value of $5Mn.

Tabaquite man charged with attempting to kill his aunt

A 36-year-old Tababquite man has been charged with the attempted murder of his aunt according to a release by the TTPS. The following is the full statement:

A man is due to appear before a Chaguanas Magistrate today, charged with the attempted murder of his aunt, Ria Meera Bajan, on Saturday 5th August, 2017.

Teenage girl among 5 arrested following police exercise

A teenage girl has been arrested following a police exercise in Arima. The following is a media release from the  TTPS:

Five persons were arrested and a pistol, a quantity of ammunition and a bulletproof vest seized, by officers of the Northern Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise, yesterday morning.

Officers conducted the exercise between 4:00 am and 8:00 am, in Arima, during which a search warrant was executed at a house at Sherwood Park, around 5:00 am.