4 suspects detained with stolen pharmaceuticals

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4 suspects detained with stolen pharmaceuticals

Four men were arrested by officers of the Port of Spain Division moments after stealing a quantity of pharmaceuticals in the Western Division.

Task Force officers were on patrol in the Division between 8:30 am and 2 pm, on Thursday 20th June, 2024, when they intercepted a white panel van with four male occupants, proceeding along Independence Square, Port of Spain.

A search of the vehicle resulted in officers finding a quantity of pharmaceuticals which were reported stolen earlier in the Westmoorings district.

The victim, a delivery driver, claimed he secured his vehicle and went to a pharmacy in the area to conduct business. He alleges when he returned to the vehicle, he discovered several items missing.

The four suspects, all of Beetham Gardens, were arrested in connection with the incident.

Meanwhile, in the Central Division, Task Force Officers attached to Area South, conducted an exercise between 12noon and 5 pm, yesterday, during which they conducted several searches in the Couva district.

During the search officers arrested six suspects, ages 28 to 58, for the possession of marijuana.

Investigations are ongoing into the above matters.