18-year-old among 5 nabbed for robbery and larceny incidents

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18-year-old among 5 nabbed for robbery and larceny incidents

Five persons were arrested and quantities of items which were reported stolen, recovered, by officers this weekend, following quick responses to robbery and larceny incidents in progress.

In the latest incident, a quick response by officers of the Northern Division Task Force North (NDTF-N) and Arima Criminal Investigations Department (CID) resulted in the arrest of two suspects, shortly after they allegedly robbed the patrons of a bar in the Arima district around 1:30 pm, on Sunday 8th January, 2023.

The suspects, a 26-year-old and an 18-year-old, both of Diego Martin, were held a short distance away and a quantity of the stolen items recovered.

The hunt is underway for a third suspect.

Also in the Northern Division, officers of the Arima CID were once again quick on the scene following a report of Warehouse Breaking with Intent, which occurred around 1 pm, on Saturday 7th January, 2023.

Officers were alerted to the incident taking place at a business place in the Arima district, and upon responding, they observed a male suspect attempting to remove items from the premises.

The man, a 40-year-old of Malabar, was arrested in connection with the incident.

And, in the Port of Spain Division, officers of the Port of Spain Gang and Intelligence Unit, acting on information relative to a home invasion which occurred in the Valsayn district on Friday 6th January, 2023, executed a search warrant at the Laventille home of a male suspect.

The exercise was conducted at 4:15 pm, on Sunday 8th January, 2023 and resulted in officers finding a quantity of items which were reported stolen, at the premises.
A search of a second house a short distance away led to the discovery of more items which were reported stolen.
Two persons were arrested during the exercise for allegedly obstructing the officers during the execution of the searches.

Investigations are ongoing into all the matters.