Man arrested for possession of camouflage and breach of curfew

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Man arrested for possession of camouflage and breach of curfew

A St. James man has been arrested and charged for possession of camouflage clothing and breach of curfew after he was found driving in the vicinity of Queen’s Park West after 10pm on September 25th, 2021.

Officers of the St Clair Police Station, including members of the St Clair Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and the Canine Unit, conducted an Anti-Crime Exercise, yesterday. During the exercise, at approximately 10:10pm, PC Douglas stopped a vehicle, driven by 21-year-old Atiba Snaggs.

Snaggs of Upper Belle View, Long Circular Road, St James was questioned by the officers. The accused could offer no viable reason for his presence on the roadway during the curfew hours. The Officers then searched the vehicle and the camouflage items were found. The suspect was asked if he was a serving member of the Defence Force to which he replied no.

The items were seized and Snaggs was arrested and charged for breach of curfew and possession of camouflage clothing.

During the same exercise, and with the assistance of K9 Heffy and K9 Atom, 200g of marijuana was found in an open lot in the La Seiva area. The marijuana was found concealed in a white, plastic bag.
Investigations into the find are continuing.