Officers attached to the Stolen Vehicles Squad have recovered a stolen vehicle in the Western Division. This vehicle was reported stolen in August 2019.
In an exercise coordinated by W/Snr Supt Cooper, Supt Smith with ASP Morales and Insp. Lazarus, officers supervised by Sgt Ramcharan proceeded to Luckput Street, St James, where a black Audi A5, registration PDT 5660 was observed parked along the roadway.
The officers interviewed residents of the area and a 51-year-old man, who claimed to be the owner of the vehicle, was located.
The chassis number was checked and was found to be registered to a vehicle of the same make and model, registration PDW 6765, which had been reported stolen during a robbery with violence incident in the North-Eastern Division in 2019.
The alleged owner was detained by the officers pending further investigations.