Georgetown men arrested in Berbice with stolen items
A Georgetown Businessman is among three persons who were arrested by police from the Fort Wellington Police Station in connection with a quantity of stolen motor vehicle parts and items from a Mandir.
The items were discovered after police intercepted a motor car in which the men were travelling, on the Yeoville Public Road, West Coast Berbice (WCB), on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
According to information reaching the News Room, minibus conductor, 46-year-old Trevor Iness of Lot 22 Armandale, WCB parked his pit-bull minibus BRR 9344 on the southern carriageway of the #22 Public Road, WCB and went to his home at about 100 feet away.
Iness told investigators that at about 01:00 hour, he woke up and found the minibus door opened. He added that upon checking he discovered that the computer box to the minibus was stolen, a battery, his driver license and a tape deck totalling approximately $500,000.
As a result, he informed the police at the Fort Wellington Police Station who acted swiftly and set up a road block during which motor car HB 9264 was intercepted with three suspects.
The suspects were identified as 22-year-old Quincy Sabola of Lot 230 Hinds Street, Georgetown, 36-year-old Nicholas Troy of Lot 168 Pike Street, Kitty, and 30-year-old Brenthnol Charles of Lot 09 Durban and Camp Streets, Georgetown.
The News Room was told that the motor car and the occupants were escorted to the station where a search was conducted on the vehicle in the presence of the occupants. The police found two computers boxes, two speaker boxes, two amplifier, one DVD player, one jump start cable, one black garbage bag containing license and sari belonging to a mandir, one box mint sweets, two tweeters, two brakes pad, two power batteries and two tape decks.
According to a police source, Inness identified one tape deck, one computer box and one power battery as the items that were stolen from his minibus while the motor car and the other items were lodged at the Fort Wellington Police Station.
The three suspects were placed in the lock ups pending further investigations.