Sunday 8 December, 2019

Security guards charged with theft of Carib, Guinness from warehouse

Two security officers are expected to appear before a Point Fortin Magistrate on Tuesday, on allegations of larceny.

The two men – a 38-year-old from Warden Road, Point Fortin, and a 44-year-old from Country Trace, Point Fortin – were arrested by a team of officers from the Point Fortin police station following inquiries into the incident.

According to police reports, a warehouse located along Wickham Street, Point Fortin was secured around 10:30 pm on Saturday.

However, when officials at the warehouse returned around 8:30 pm on Sunday, it was observed that the building had been broken into.

An inventory check was made and it was discovered that 20 cases of alcohol – valued at TT$60,050.50 had been stolen.

The police were notified and a team of officers led by Sgt Ramsingh, and including PC Andrews, PC Sheppard, WPC Cobham, and WPC Phillip, among several others, visited the scene.

The officers conducted inquiries in the district and from information received, the two were arrested.

A total of 12 cases of Carib and three cases of Guinness were recovered.

Five cases were said to be unaccounted for.

 

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