Couple injured in robbery
A man and a woman, both of Sangre Grande, were injured in a robbery early yesterday morning, and are now warded at the Sangre Grande Hospital in stable condition.
In its crime report bulletin yesterday, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service said around 2.15 a.m., the victims, Miguel Fraser, 37, and Shelly Anne Campo, 22, were liming with a group of people in front a bar at Quash Street Extension off Foster Road, Sangre Grande when they were approached by three men, two of whom were armed with cutlasses and one armed with a firearm.
The men announced a hold-up and began firing at them, wounding Campo and Fraser in the foot.
They stole $2,000 from Fraser and escaped in a waiting vehicle.
The Eastern Division Task force under the supervision of Sgt Lutchman responded; a vehicle was intercepted and four suspects ages 19, 30, 36 and 28 years, all of the Sangre Grande district were detained and are now assisting police with enquiries.
In an unrelated incident last Thursday around 4.45 p.m. officers of the Organised Crime, Narcotics and Firearms Bureau on patrol at the Piarco International Airport acting on a tip-off apprehended a Bermudian national and after searching his belongings including a black laptop bag, found two silver and black packages concealed within the lining containing a total of 2.10 kilograms of drugs.
The man, Che Perryman, was arrested and taken before an Arima magistrate last Friday where he pleaded guilty and was sentenced to five years in prison, the police bulletin said.
And in the Southern Division, after anti-crime operations conducted over the last 24 hours, four people were arrested for vehicle larceny, and two stolen vehicles were recovered.
Thirty-five people were arrested on outstanding warrants; 14 arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol; 82 fixed penalty tickets were issued; and 65 Stop and Search forms completed.