News 5 Investigates has learned two Trinidad police officers were injured following a foot chase with a suspect. According to the Trinidad Police Department, Officer Hugh Harkin conducted a traffic stop on the 300 block of First street on Sept. 17. The driver, Raymond Smith, got out of the car and ran.Cpl. Jason Villotti heard the call and arrived on scene to assist Officer Harkin. Both officers caught up with Smith after he jumped over a wall.
A local business owner is trying to get to the bottom of what looks like some targeted vandalism. She says someone dumped a bag of sugar in the gas tank of her 1960's Cadillac. The owner, Lisa Harrington, says it happened on Saturday with lots of activity in the store and in the area. The Cadillac, a landmark associated with the store, was parked on West Colorado Avenue at the time. It wasn't until a few days later when Harrington realized something was wrong.