A 29-year-old man from Diego Martin was detained for questioning in connection with the possession of 13 blue and gold Macaws and 1 yellow-footed tortoise on Sunday.
The intelligence-led anti-crime exercise was conducted in the Southern Division between 4 pm and 9 pm on Sunday and was coordinated by Snr Supt Winchester, Asp Jaikaran and Insp Phillip.

It was directly supervised by Sgt Joseph, Sgt Prescott, Ag/Cpl Charles and Ag/Cpl Bhagwandeen and included personnel of the Southern Divison’s Task Force.
Police said search warrants for firearms and ammunition were executed at several locations in the Moruga police district.

One person was arrested – the man, a marine engineer of Gookool Street, Diego Martin on enquiries by PC Boodram for Possession of the Protected Animals.

Reporter: Rhondor Dowlat