Man arrested after stealing clay blocks

A 25-year-old man was arrested and charged with larceny yesterday, after 936 clay blocks were recovered at a home on Sandy Hill Road, Tabaquite.

The blocks, valued at $4,500, had been reported stolen on August 3rd, 2020 in the Caroni district.

A release from the TTPS reports that an anti-crime exercise was carried out in the Caroni Police district between 9:30 pm on Saturday 24th and 1 am on Sunday 25 October 2020.

Reports are that officers obtained information that led them to the address at Sandy Hill Road, where they discovered the clay blocks at that location.

The suspect, 25-year-old RICHARD BHAGALOO of Tabaquite, was arrested and charged in connection with the find.

The exercise was coordinated by Snr Supt Simon, Supt Ramphal and supervised by Ag Sgt Sixto and Cpl James.