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July 17: Bullet Points

Round-up of the crime stories in Thursday's Guardian
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Cops found a quantity of high-quality cocaine in a suitcase near Piarco International Airport Wednesday morning.

If you're keeping an eye on crime, here's what to watch for in Thursday's Guardian.



  • Port-of-Spain City Corporation worker, Thomas Henry, 53, shot dead at Cocorite Terrace, Cocorite between 3 and 8 am Wednesday.


  • Cops find high-quality cocaine valued at $2 million in suitcase near Piarco International Airport Wednesday morning.


  • Five men have been arrested and a total of eight stolen vehicles recovered by police, who say they have busted two separate car theft operations based in Maracas, St Joseph and Mt D'Or.


  • Court of Appeal reinstates charges against three construction companies for health and safety breaches arising from an incident at government worksite in July 12, 2006, in which 20 workers were injured.


  • Cops are seeking help to identify a man left for dead yesterday evening by armed assailants who slashed his stomach as he was walking along the West Main Road.



  • Two T&T nationals among group held at Barbados airport for illegal drugs.



  • A 5-month-old baby girl appears unharmed after car thieves stole a car from her parents near their Lange Park home…with her inside! The car was subsequently recovered and the baby taken to the Chaguanas Health Facility for examination.


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