Stealing Sheep: Tobago Woman Arrested

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By Sue-Ann Wayow

A TOBAGO woman has been charged for allegedly stealing 13 sheep earlier this month.

Mineva Lambkin, 48, was granted bail in the sum of $75,000, after she appeared before Magistrate Rajendra Rambachan at the Scarborough Magistrates’ Court on March 14.

She was charged with three counts of larceny livestock and is expected to reappear in court on the April 11, a release from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) stated on Wednesday.

Police reported that after receiving several reports of larceny, where several goats and sheep were stolen in the Shirvan Road district on March 9, officers of the Shirvan Road Police Station and Crown Point Police Station conducted collaborative exercises, together with concerned residents of the community.

As a result of the operations, a fenced property at Guy Street, Canaan was under surveillance by the officers.

The property was allegedly under the care and control of the suspect, where officers seized the sheep.

The sheep were later identified by several of the victims in the Shirvan Road district. 

Additionally in the Canoe Bay area,  Damion Mc Ewen, 39, was identified on surveillance cameras stealing bunches of plantains. 

He was held on the cultivated land of a farmer as he was cutting and carrying away 12 bunches of plantains valued at $4,800 on March 9. 

Mc Ewen was fined $2,000 on March 13 when he appeared at the Scarborough Magistrates’ Court, charged with Praedial Larceny and Being Found on Cultivated Lands.


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