10-hour police operation nets more stolen vehicles, car parts
Police ranks in ‘A’ Division during a 10-hour operation which concluded at 03:00hrs Tuesday morning at Kuru Kururu, Soesdyke/Linden Highway, arrested six persons.
A police report noted that two motorcars, suspected to be stolen were recovered along with a canter truck which is registered to a Barr Street, Kitty, Georgetown resident.
Police said the Canter was loaded with a shell of silver Toyota Spacio and a quantity of vehicle parts, suspected to have been stolen or unlawfully obtained.
The suspects are reportedly employed by an ex-policeman, who is in custody along with others assisting with the investigations.
News Room was informed that the six persons who were arrested include two taxi drivers, a mechanic and an electrician and two labourers.
News Room had reported that police on Sunday, 11 February 2018, recovered the front of two silver Allion motorcars, which was cut in half and completely stripped without their Chassis number in an empty lot at Swan, Soesdyke Linden Highway.
News Room was informed that the police also recovered a crashed Gold Spacio motorcar without its license plate and Chassis number in the same lot. The vehicles have been lodged at the Brickdam police station.
On Saturday, February 10, Police in ‘A’ Division made a significant dent in the car-jacking ring which has plagued Guyana since last year. Police ranks acted on information received and went to a property located at Monument Hill, Kuru Kururu, Soesdyke/Linden Highway and conducted a search during which a number of vehicle parts and several vehicles suspected to have been stolen or unlawfully obtained were found.
Five persons, including an ex-policeman and four females, have been taken into custody and are assisting with the investigation. Meanwhile, ranks of the Force’s Major Crimes Unit on Friday night also arrested a couple at their Vryheid’s Lust North, East Coast Demerara home after a quantity of Allion, Premio and Spacio parts with engraved numbers, was found on their premises. Investigations are in progress.