A St George resident is currently in custody assisting police with their investigations into a series of housebreaking and stealing offences in the south of the island.
The breakthrough came after police mounted numerous sting operations which resulted in a recovery of various electronic items, power tools, vehicle parts, generators, etc.
Several of these items have already been claimed by their owners. Persons who been affected by these break-ins are asked to contact South St George Police Station.
Meanwhile, in the Western Policing District, a 52-year-old Farmer was arrested and charged with livestock theft after 5 cattle worth an estimated value of $10,500 were reported missing in the Gouyave Estate area in early September.
Curtis Thomas of Loretto, St John, was detained on Thursday, 13 October 2016, following police investigations into the disappearance of the animals. He was subsequently charged and is currently on $15,000 bail with one surety, to appear in Court on 9 November 2016.
None of the stolen animals has been recovered.
Source: Office of Commissioner of Police