Two weeks later, another prison officer killed

Another prison officer has been murdered. This time the deceased has been identified as Darren Francis. According to initial reports, around 4 am on Wednesday, residents of Hillview Av...

October 17, 2018

Contraband items found buried in Arouca prison

Prison officials are investigating a report in which a cache of contraband and illegal items, including cellular phones, chargers, marijuana, cigarettes and other illegal items, were discovered buried...

March 03, 2018

Probe launched as cellphones found at prison

Over the past seven days, several contraband items, including cellular phones, cigarettes, chargers, and other electronic items have been discovered at the Maximum Security Prison. The matter ...

February 20, 2018

Prison officer dead after bar shooting

A prison officer is dead after being shot at a bar in Gasparillo on Saturday. According to reports, Richard Sandy, 48, was shot by an ex-convict while at a bar at Caratal Road, Gasparillo around 9p...

October 08, 2017

Trade Unions: Fire Edmund Dillon

The Prison Officer’s Association (POA) is calling on Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to fire National Security Minister Edmund Dillon. POA head Ceron Richards held a media conference at the Golden G...

July 24, 2017
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Maximum Security Prison due for upgrades

Prison Officers Association President Ceron Richards is making it clear that the Maximum Security Prison is not equipped to accommodate any prisoners from the Port of Spain jail. He made the statem...

July 21, 2017
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Prison officer attacked outside MSP

Arouca police are investigating a report that a prison officer was attacked outside of the Maximum Security Prison on Friday night. While the officer did not receive any life threatening injuries, ...

July 10, 2017
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