Tobago man charged for giving a minor alcohol

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Tobago man charged for giving a minor alcohol

A 37-year-old man of Goodwood, Tobago, was granted bail with a surety in the sum of fifty thousand dollars or a five thousand cash bail alternative when he appeared virtually before a Scarborough Magistrate yesterday charged with one count of giving a minor alcohol.

The matter was postponed to November 10th, 2020.

The man was arrested and charged on Monday 12th October, 2020, following an investigation into a report that a 13-year-old female minor was seen behaving in an uncontrollable manner in the Moriah area.

WPC Procope-Myers of the Tobago Division Child Protection Unit (CPU) led the investigations and the child was taken to be examined medically, it was confirmed that the she was intoxicated.

Subsequently a warrant was obtained for the arrest of the man who was alleged to have given the child the alcohol.

Tobago Division Warrant Officer Cpl Caruth located and arrested the suspect who was handed over to officers of the Tobago Division CPU following which he was charged

The investigation was headed by W/Supt (Ag) George, ASP (Ag) Sookdeo and supervised by Sgt Miller.