Tuesday 14 July, 2020

'Sandman' charged with conspiring to murder 'Robocop'

Vaughn 'Sandman' Mieres was charged with conspiracy to murder in the attempted hit on the life of Selwyn 'Robocop' Alexis, in October 2014. 

According to a tweet shared by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), 'Sandman' was held during anti crime exercise in Las Cuevas on Thursday into Friday, September 1, 2017.

Police executed a search warrant on the home of the accused and seized US$ 5,330; TT$1,100 and camouflage clothing.

Mieres will appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate on Monday.

Officers from the Criminal Gang and Intelligence Unit (CGIU), the Organised Crime, Narcotics, and Firearms Bureau (OCNFB), the Inter Agency Task Force (IATF) and the SSA were involved in the exercise.

Alexis and three other men were killed at his Enterprise, Chaguanas business place during a shooting on July 17, 2016. 

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