Three men appeared before a Mayaro Magistrate today charged with Breach of the Emergency Powers Regulations. The men were fined by Magistrate Wendy Dougdeen-Bally $7,500 each or in default six weeks with hard labour.
According to police reports, on June 8th, officers were on patrol and responded to information which led them to the Coastline from Stone Bright Village to Bon Espoire Road, Mayaro. Once there, the officers observed three men on the beach. When the men were questioned, they had no reasonable explanation.
The men were immediately arrested and taken to the Rio Claro Police Station where they were charged for the offence. The suspects were Tevon Ross, 25, of Belle Eau Road, Mayaro, Joseph Boodoo, 37, of Cooper Trace, Mafeking Village, Mayaro and Roy Mitchell, 27, of Tabaquite Road, Rio Claro.
The exercise was coordinated by ASP Jankee and Insp (Ag) Ragbir and supervised by Sgt Mohammed, Cpls Neaves, Flores and included officers of the Mayaro Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Crime Scene Investigation Taskforce, Emergency Response Patrol, and the Rio Claro CID and Taskforce.