Thursday 16 July, 2020

Man, woman held with Capuchin monkey, yellow-headed parrot

Photos courtesy the TTPS.

Photos courtesy the TTPS.

Police said two people were arrested after they were held with protected animals in South Trinidad.

According to a statement issued April 13, 2020, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service said two Palo Seco residents were arrested for possession of protected animals on April 12, 2020.

The TTPS said officers took part in an anti-crime exercise coordinated by Snr Supt Cooper and supervised by Sgt Ramsaran and executed by members of the Anti-Gang Unit, Special Naval Unit, Special Branch, Siparia Criminal Investigations Department, South Western Division Task Force and the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment in the Santa Flora.

There, police said district officers arrested a 34-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman, both of National Mining Trace, Beach Road, Palo Seco, for possession of one Capuchin monkey and one yellow-headed parrot.

Police said investigations are ongoing.

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