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Aug 30, 2021

Burglary Attempt at Caribbean Tires; Residents Capture Thieves

Hilberto Romero

Thieves also targeted the Caribbean Tires in the Spanish Lookout community. But they didn’t get far, as residents who responded managed to capture the suspects before the police arrived to take them into custody.


Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero, Deputy Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch

“Police responded to a burglary at Caribbean Tire. Upon arrival, they met a complainant who reported that the establishment had been burglarised and stolen was five hundred dollars in cash. They made searches in the general area and they detained persons regarding this burglary. These persons are now in police custody and we are carrying out an investigation to determine the charges at this time.”


Joseph Myvett


“Sir was it the community members that assisted with the arrested?”


Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero

“Yes that is correct. They assisted with the searches and helped with the arrests.”


ACP Joseph Myvett, Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch

“Police patrol was immediately deployed and thereafter found three male persons, not in the immediate area, but who do not live in Spanish Lookout and as a result, those persons have been detained pending investigation.”

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