Doctor fails breathalyser: arrested
A MEDICAL doctor operating out of south Trinidad was among 15 people arrested by police after failing a breathalyser exercise yesterday.
The 29-year-old doctor, of Fyzabad, was arrested during a police exercise along the Gulf View Link Road, San Fernando, between 1 a.m. to 5 a.m.
Police said the exercise was part of anti-crime operations conducted in the Southern Police Division over the past 24 hours, where four persons were also held in connection with the larceny of two vehicles.
Police also said during the exercise 35 persons were arrested on outstanding warrants, 82 tickets were issued and 65 “Stop and Search” forms completed.
The exercise was led by Senior Superintendant of the Southern Division Cecil Santana, and Ag Sgt Vijay Ramdhanie, and included PCs Sookhai, Mohammed and PC Harripersad. —Susan Mohammed