TTPS: Fake Driver’s Permit Leads To Charges of Forgery

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TTPS: Fake Driver’s Permit Leads To Charges of Forgery

A 48- year old man was granted bail in the sum of $50,000 by Justice of the Peace Stephen Young, after he was arrested and charged with Forgery and Uttering of a Forged Driver’s Permit.

He is expected to appear at the Port of Spain Magistrate’s Court on May 2nd, 2023.

JASON LAMBKIN of San Juan was arrested and charged on Tuesday for the offence.

According to police reports on April 5th, the Transport Commissioner, and a party of officers from the Traffic Enforcement Section of the Licensing Division, proceeded to the home of Lambkin at San Juan, relative to a disqualification notice, as a result of the accumulation of Demerit Points.

While at the residence, the officers requested Lambkin Driver’s Permit and Lambkin allegedly handed over a Trinidad and Tobago Driver’s Licence in the name of Jason Lambkin.

The officers advised the suspect to visit the Licensing Division on Tuesday.

On further verification of the Driver’s Permit, it was discovered the permit was not issued by the Licensing Authority.

As a result, a report was made to the Fraud Squad.

An investigation was conducted by officers of the Fraud Squad in consultation with officers of the Licensing Office in Caroni.

As a result of the investigation, Legal Officer Sergeant Bassarath advise  Lambkin be charged with Forgery and Uttering a Forged Driver’s Permit.