Cops probe ‘stolen vehicles’ racket in Berbice; cars recovered, suspect arrested

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Police in Berbice have put a dent in a suspected ‘stolen vehicles’ racket following the arrest of one of the main suspects and the recovery of several cars on Wednesday.

A party of policemen, headed by an Assistant Superintendent, conducted searches at several locations and recovered four suspected stolen vehicles, which were later taken to the Rosehall Outpost and lodged pending investigation.

Police Headquarters revealed that a white fielder wagon bearing registration number, PVV 6272, and a silver-grey Premio bearing registration number, PRR 3989, were discovered at New Market Street.

Some of the suspected stolen vehicles which were stripped of their parts (Guyana Police Force photo)

At Rosehall, Corentyne Berbice, police discovered a silver grey Premio bearing registration number, PTT 9316, and a Fielder wagon bearing registration number, PTT 7651.

The News Room understands that these cars were stolen and stripped of their parts.

Meanwhile, a search was also conducted at the home of a female nurse of Rosehall, Corentyne, and in the lower flat, a quantity of car-related documents was found.

Some of the suspected stolen vehicles which were stripped of their parts (Guyana Police Force photo)

A search was also conducted at the home of a 75-year-old pensioner of Rosehall, Corentyne in the upper flat but nothing was found.

During the search, one of the main suspects in the racket was detained, however, he complained of feeling unwell and is presently in hospital under police guard.

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