Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Caught with phones, laptops and accessories: Two detained

Two men are on police custody after they were found with a number of computers, phones and phone accessories.

Around 3.30 am, a party of officers were on mobile patrol in the Belmont district when they decided to stop a white Nissan Tiida with two occupants; one from Maloney Gardens and the other from Carapo.

The vehicle was searched and dozens of cell phones, several laptops and a tablet were found among other cell phone accessories. 

A hammer, pliers and two screwdrivers were also found in two backpacks and a crocus bag. 

The passengers were unable to give a satisfactory account of how they came into possession of the items. As such, they were arrested and taken to the Barataria police station pending further investigations. 

The items were lodged at the Belmont police station where inquiries are being conducted.

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