Anti-crime exercises in the Central Division have led to the recovery of one stolen vehicle and 23 20lb gas tanks.
The discoveries were made during the period August 18th to August 19th.
According to police reports, officers from Couva CID and Task Force, led by Sgt. (Ag.) Badree and Sgt. (Ag.) Modeste, proceeded to Tewarie Circular Arena Road, Freeport. While executing a search warrant for guns and ammunition, the officers noted a black Nissan Wingroad Wagon in the garage.
The Officers, upon further checks, observed that the chassis number had been tampered with. Further inquiries proved that the vehicle had been stolen. The occupant was held and investigations are continuing.
The Officers also executed warrants in Dow village, California and Waterloo Road, Carapichaima, where they seized a total of 23 20lb gas tanks.
Two of the tanks were recovered in the Dow village area while the remaining 21 were recovered in the Carapichaima search warrant, which covered stolen articles.
The two men were taken in for questioning.