Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Update: 2 men recaptured after 12 escape from IDC

Update July 11, 2019:

Two of the 12 persons who escaped from the Immigration Detention Centre (IDC) in Aripo on Wednesday afternoon have been recaptured, according to officials. 

Police said in a Twitter update that Charlie Perez Jose and Claudio Medina Flores surrendered to police overnight - they had been hiding out in the grassy areas near the IDC.

The 12, which include 11 Venezuelans and one Grenadian national, escaped during an airing exercise held between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. yesterday.

The Assistant Managers were contacted, and immediately calls were made to the Arima Task Force, Special Branch and the Guard and Emergency Branch of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).

Escapees who are still at large are:

1. Keisler Manuel Carreno Sucre

2. Nelson Jose Quijada Mendoza

3.Alvaro Jose Brito Cequea

4. Adrian Vincente Gonzales

5.Gudis Jose Tablante Silver

6.Henny Ramon Cooper Quiroz

7. Eleazer Tovar de la Cruz

8. Gregorio Medina

9.  Luis Angel Cooper Quiroz

10. Rayan Phillip Bowen (from Grenada).

Members of the public are being asked to circulate the photos provided and to contact the nearest police station if they see the escapees, or have any information that will lead to their recapture

Five men escaped from the IDC in April and during the month prior, two others fled.


Original story: 

Police are canvassing the area for 11 people who escaped from the Immigration Detention Centre (IDC) in Aripo on Wednesday afternoon.

According to reports, 10 Venezuelans and one Grenadian made a dash for freedom between 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm.

The list is as follows:

1 Keisler Manuel Carreno Sucre,

2 Nelson Jose Quijada Mendoza,

3 Alvaro Jose Brito Cequea,

4 Adrian Vincente Gonzales,

5 Gudis Jose Tablante Silver,

6 Henny Ramon Cooper Quiroz,

7 Eleazer Tovar de la Cruz

8 Charlie Perez Jose

9 Claudio Medina Flores

10 Gregorio Medina

11 Rayan Phillip Bowen (From Grenada) 

Five men escaped from the IDC in April and the month prior, two others fled. 

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