POLICE have arrested two men for having parrots, moneys and otters without a permit.
A release of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) stated that two men ages 33 and 36 of Upper Covigne Road, Diego Martin were arrested when police intercepted two vehicles at National Trace, Beach Road, Palo Seco on Saturday.
It was collaborative effort by officers of the Santa Flora Police Station, Erin Police Station and the South Western Division Task Force, led by Sgt Sobie, the release stated.
The drivers could not produce any permits for the protected species, police said.
The two men were taken to the Santa Flora Police Station where they were charged with 25 counts of having a Yellow Crown Parrot in captivity without a permit, two Counts of having Fronted Capuchin Monkeys, four counts of having Giant Otters, and 40 counts of having Yellow Crown Parrots in captivity without a permit.