Seven persons have been arrested on the beach in Mayaro for breaching the Public Health Ordinance (COVID-19 Regulations).
They were caught during roving checks between 3 pm and 7 pm. Officers of the Mayaro CID and Task Force, supervised by Sergeant Bhim were conducting checks of coastal areas in the Eastern Division when they encountered the group.
The group, ranging from ages eighteen to forty-nine and consisting of five women and two men, are from several areas, which include the Cunupia, Lange Park and Enterprise districts.
The seven arrested are Sharlene Ganesh, 36, Shivanna Sinanan, 20, Aaliah Herbert,18, Adrian Medrano, 39, Evelyn Desantos, 4 and Arthur Phillips, 49.
They were charged and are carded to appear in court today October 6th, 2020.