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Archive for August 1st, 2017

Messages point to coach’s guilt

Messages point to coach’s guilt

| 01/08/2017
(CNS): The direct evidence against Trinidad track star, Ato Stephens, accused of indecently assaulting one of his charges while coaching athletics comes only from the teenage girl but the director of public prosecutions said the stream of indecent messages he sent to her also point to his guilt. As [...]

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CIG dragging feet over audit results

CIG dragging feet over audit results

| 01/08/2017 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Government departments have made slow progress addressing recommendations made by the Public Accounts Committee following hearings last year on eight auditor general audits and reports that highlighted weaknesses and concerns over public money. The chair of the PAC, Ezzard Miller, said it wil [...]

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Police shoot dog during West Bay warrant operation

Police shoot dog during West Bay warrant operation

| 01/08/2017 | 42 Comments
(CNS): A dog was shot in the leg by police during a West Bay operation on Saturday evening after it latched itself on to the armed officer’s leg, and repeated attempts to find the owner to call off three unleashed dogs failed. Police were in the Boatswain Bay area of the district trying to execute [...]

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Local man admits attacking police

Local man admits attacking police

| 01/08/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Garfield Silburn Jr (21) has pleaded guilty to serious charges relating to an assault on two police officers who were trying to arrest him regarding a burglary in May. Silburn attempted to resist arrest on Mangrove Avenue in Prospect and fought with the male and female officers. He admitted t [...]

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