A 63-year-old St Ann’s man is expected to appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate today, Tuesday 24th August 2021, charged with five offences, including larceny and breach of curfew.

Official police reports state that ANTHONY HINDS (“aka” STEVEN SAMUEL) of Ariapita Road, St Ann’s, was charged with the offences following a break-in last Thursday August 19th.

Reports are that on Thursday, officers of the Woodbrook Criminal Investigations Department (CID) responded to a report during the curfew hours of a break-in at Mr. Chow’s Smoke House on Tragarete Road, Woodbrook.

PC Audain of the Woodbrook CID conducted investigations into the matter, as well as several similar reports which occurred in August, 2021.

His investigations led to the arrest and subsequent charge of Samuel for five offences:

■   Two (2) counts of Shop Break-in and Larceny

■   One (1) count of malicious damage

■   One (1) count Breach of Curfew

■   One (1) count of being found by night in possession of house breaking implement

Samuel will be facing a Port-of-Spain Magistrate, today.