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Cedenio: My name is cleared! Track star admits to being held over Tobago road fatality

Twenty-three year old international track star Machel Cedenio has admitted to being the athlete questioned in relation to a road fatality in Tobago. The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service was careful not to name the athlete who was detained for three days and placed on an identification parade, as part …

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Athlete released in Tobago “hit and run”; but still subject to police enquiries into road fatality

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service released a star international athlete without charge this afternoon, pending further enquiries into his possible role in a road fatality. The athlete, accompanied by an attorney, surrendered to the Barataria Police Station on Sunday and was taken to Tobago the following morning to be …

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Police hold “Snake”; Beetham resident charged for assaulting Hinds during “Operation Strike Back”

Beetham Gardens resident Richard “Snake” Marcelle, who shot to prominence last month after kicking flood water on to Laventille West MP Fitzgerald Hinds, was charged today for “assault by beating and use of obscene language” against the Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General. The Police Communications Department confirmed …

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TTPS: Text 482-GARY for serious crime; Commissioner takes over hotline numbers

New Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith, has created a new hotline for serious crime, which is meant to supersede traditional TTPS public numbers such as 800-TIPS. In a release by the Police Service’s Corporate Communications Unit, citizens were asked to send a text or WhatsApp message to 482-GARY (4279) if …

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Daly Bread: The Khamal car caper; and T&T’s preference for personality over process

Khamal Georges, the CNC3 television anchor and journalist, has my total sympathy having recently suffered the terror of a hold-up at gunpoint when his motor vehicle was taken from him. I have interacted well with him.  He is not likely to take badly my commentary on the typical Trini comess …

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Daly Bread: The charge of the light brigade; a look at govt’s new direction on crime

With hoopla and fanfare, a Commissioner of Police and a new Minister of National Security have been appointed within days of each other. The Commissioner is Gary Griffith, a former military captain and a Minister of National Security when the Opposition UNC was last in power. The Minister of National …

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Dear Editor: Crime, corruption and cockroaches; Griffith was appointed to protect elites, not regular Trinbagonians 

“The national conversation on crime—as advanced by the same elite—has been about a few devious miscreants holding the country to ransom; and once they are brought to heel, the country’s crime problem will be solved. “Unfortunately the wider public has for lack of any other voices openly countering the rhetoric, …

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