One man was arrested after Mayaro police seized cheese, birds, cattle and fish

One man was arrested after Mayaro police seized cheese, birds, cattle and fish believed to have been smuggled into the country on Sunday 9th October, 2022.

• According to police, officers of the Mayaro Police Station were on an anti-crime exercise, when they proceeded to Sea Spray Road, Manzanilla Road, Mayaro where they conducted surveillance.

• Officers saw three persons removing items from a boat. As the officers approached the boat, two individuals ran along the shoreline into some nearby bushes. A chase ensued and a 27-year-old man from Eccles Road Mayaro was arrested.

• The items were later identified as 10 buckets of cheese, four cattle, ten yellow and blue macaws, and seven yellow head parrots. in crocus bags, and three cages with a quantity of Bull Finch birds.

• PC Guerra is continuing investigations in collaboration with the Fisheries and Customs Divisions

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