25 arrested in D’Abadie for gambling offences

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25 arrested in D’Abadie for gambling offences

One person was arrested for the selling of alcohol without a license and keeping a gaming house while 24 others were arrested for assembling to gamble yesterday at Piarco Old Road, D’Abadie.

The arrests took place during a road check exercise in the Maloney Police District which was conducted between the hours of 2 am and 5 am.

The group of individuals, ranging from ages 19 to 57, included residents from D’Abadie, Caroni, Arima, Mt. Hope, Arouca, Tunapuna, Maraval, Aranguez, and Port of Spain.

PC Haban is continuing investigations.

The exercise was spearheaded by ACP Mystar, Snr Supt Francis, and Supt Kissoonlal. It was coordinated by W/Supt Prieto, ASPs Pitt and Etienne, and Insps Davidson and Jagroo. It was supervised by Sgt Bissessar and included officers from the Maloney Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Maloney Crime Patrol, Arima Municipal Task Force, and the North Central Task Force – West.

Source: TTPS