Yesterday, police officers of the Western division recovered a 20-foot vessel that was reported stolen on Monday 21st of June.

The following is a press release from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service on the incident.

“Police recovered a stolen vessel in Las Lomas during an anti-crime exercise yesterday.

During the hours of 11am and 3:20pm on Wednesday 14th July 2021, officers received intelligence driven information relative to a 20-foot vessel, which was reported stolen on Monday 21st June 2021, from Second Avenue, Chaguaramas.

Officers proceeded to Sapphire Drive, Las Lomas, where upon arrival, they conducted surveillance and observed the 20-foot vessel, which was seen, off the mentioned roadway, partially covered with a black tarpaulin.

Officers then checked the vessel’s serial number, which confirmed that it was the vessel that was reported stolen.

The vessel was then secured and then conveyed to the Chaguaramas docking facility.

The exercise was conducted and spearheaded by Ag/Insp Grant, CID and consisted of Sgt Joseph of the Carenage Police CID and officers of the Western Division Operations Unit, led by Ag/Cpl Ramnarine.PC Benjamin is continuing enquiries.”