2 held for Drunk Driving in Couva

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TWO California men have been charged for drunk diving on Sunday morning.

A release by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) on Sunday stated that police officers of the South and Central Division conducted an exercise in the early hours in the Couva Police District with special attention placed on known hotspots.


Three men are expected to go before the courts early this week, two for drunk driving and one man was arrested for larceny.

During the exercise, officers had cause to stop several drivers and administered a field sobriety test, two men age 20 and 31 both from the California area were found to be over the prescribed limit and they were taken to the Couva Station for processing, the release stated.


In another incident officers on patrol along the Southern Main Road Couva observed a man with an instrument that is used to pick items out of a storefront, officers approached the man and upon further investigation observed that the man had several items of clothing with their tags still attached, the man was unable to provide an account for the items.

The 59-year-old man, of no fixed place of abode, was taken to the station for processing.

PC Mendoza is continuing the investigation into this incident.

The exercise was coordinated by Snr Supt Simon, Supt Montrichard, ASP Bisnath, Insps Stewart, and Selvon with field operations under the supervision of Insp Doodnath and acting Sgt Soodeen with assistance by officers of the Couva Chargeroom, Couva Criminal Investigations Department and Central Division Task Force Area South.


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