Three men held for $250,000 theft of factory equipment
Police were successful in nabbing three suspects in connection with a $250,000 theft of factory equipment from a Couva warehouse.
According to a statement from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), the three men - aged 22, 28 and 53 - are now in police custody after being arrested by officers of the Couva Criminal Investigations Department.
Police said the men were arrested and a quantity of the stolen items retrieved during an anti-crime exercise in the Couva district on Thursday, July 12.
The incident allegedly occurred on Sunday, July 8, 2018, when the manager of a flour mill and feed production factory along Carli Bay Road, Point Lisas, Couva, discovered a door to the factory open and several items missing.
A report was subsequently made to the Couva Police Station and an investigation launched.
The stolen items have an estimated value of TT$254,750.00.
Enquiries are continuing.
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