Operation SOCA, one arrested and 22 ticketed 

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Operation SOCA, one arrested and 22 ticketed 

Officers of Northern Division were out in the street in their numbers within the last twenty-four hours, in Operation SOCA (Securing our Carnival Activities) exercise aimed at reducing crimes and improving safety.

Roving exercises, street checks and roadblocks were conducted in the Northern district where a total of twenty-seven field interview forms were completed. Officers paid special attention to known drug blocks, crime hotspots, vehicular traffic, pedestrians and suspicious persons.

An operation in the Malabar district, with special attention paid to the Malabar Train Line, Joseph Avenue, Kellawan Avenue, and Malabar Extension resulted in 22 fixed penalty notices issued. A roving exercise in Talparo, La Horquetta and Maloney resulted in the arrest of a 30- year old man for driving without a valid Driver’s Permit.

These operations were spearheaded by Assistant Commissioner of Police (Ag) Wayne Mystar, Senior Superintendents Francis and Revenales and co-ordinated by several officers attached to the respective police stations.

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service will continue Operation SOCA during the Carnival period aimed at reducing crimes and ensuring the safety of citizens and visitors.

Source: TTPS