Three in police custody after Coast Guard intercept pirogue in the Gulf

Officers of the Cedros Police Station are now investigating three men who were intercepted by the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard in a pirogue at sea, on Tuesday 5th May, 2020.

According to official police reports, Coast Guard officers on patrol in the Gulf of Paria intercepted a pirogue entering Trinidad from Venezuelan waters.

There were three occupants in the vessel—one man who lives in Cedros, Trinidad, along with two Venezuelan nationals.

Also in the pirogue was a cage containing one Bull Finch bird.

The suspects, along with the bird, were taken to the Cedros Police Station.

Inquiries are ongoing.