On 31 January 2021, while conducting routine maritime patrols the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG) discovered a party in progress in the Scotland Bay area.
A release issued by the TTCG this evening indicate that a total of thirty-six (36) persons were detained and escorted to TTCG headquarters Staubles Bay where they were handed over to members of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).
All detainees were advised by the TTPS that they were in breach of the Public Health Ordinance and will be served summons to answer the necessary charges.
The TTCG is reminding all citizens and other maritime users that, in accordance with current Public Health Regulations, it is illegal to be a part of any gathering exceeding ten (10) persons whilst engaged in any marine activity.
The Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard continues to maintain the safety and security of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago through the conduct of maritime security patrols within our area of operations.