North-Eastern Division police officers returned eight stolen sheep to their owner on Wednesday.
The sheep were recovered during an intelligence-led exercise in which officers of the Santa Cruz Police Station, acting on information, ventured into a forested area approximately 500 feet off the Moraldo Trace, Sam Boucaud.
Upon arrival, the officers found the livestock.
The report of larceny livestock was received by the officers of the Santa Cruz Police Station on Tuesday by the owner, following which an investigation was immediately initiated.
The exercise was coordinated by Insp Beharry, supervised Sgt Hosein and included other officers of the Santa Cruz Police Station.
WPC Nahkid of the Santa Cruz Police Station is currently leading enquiries into this case.
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