Fourteen non-nationals were arrested during an anti-crime exercise in Carenage and Cocorite this morning for breaching immigration laws.

According to police reports, between 3 am and 7 am today, police conducted searches at Smith Hill and Thompson Circular, Carenage, as well as Harding Place, Cocorite, where the 14 non-nationals were found, arrested and conveyed to the West End Police Station.

This exercise was coordinated by ACP Central Intelligence Bureau, Wendell Williams, Snr Supt Thompson and Supt Smith, supervised by Insp Bruno, Sgt Adams and Sgt Austin, and conducted by personnel of the Western Division, Guard and Emergency Branch (GEB), Canine Unit, Transport and Telecom, and Western Division Gang Unit. The Counter Trafficking Unit of the Ministry of National Security is assisting in the screening of the 14 detainees. Investigations are continuing