Trinidad: Three men jointly charged with mini-mart robbery

(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) Three men have been charged with a total of 13 crimes connected to last week’s robbery at a bar in Siparia.

Kevin Nickie, aka ‘Bug’, a 38-year-old labourer of Moruga; Jason Glasgow, a 33-year-old of Siparia; and Enrigue Rigoux a 32-year-old taxi driver of D’Abadie, were arrested following a robbery at a mini-mart in Quarry Village, Siparia.

Last Thursday, four men armed with guns, entered the mini-mart and proceeded to rob and beat the owner and his relative. The suspects stole a quantity of cash, cigarettes and cellphones, and fired several shots before leaving in the owner’s black Toyota Yaris .

The stolen vehicle was later discovered parked outside a house in Moruga.

The men were jointly charged with three counts of possession of a firearm to endanger life, three counts of possession of ammunition to endanger life, three counts of shooting with intent to endanger life, two counts of robbery with violence, and one count of possession of a firearm and ammunition. Nickie was also charged with two counts of possession of firearm and ammunition for an incident in the Princes Town district, while Rigoux faces an additional charge of wasteful employment of police time.

Investigations were supervised by Sgt. Jaggernauth and charges were laid by PC Mulchan, both of the Siparia CID.

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