Cops commended for arrest of three robbery suspects
THREE officers assigned to the St Joseph Police Station were today commended by their seniors for arresting three suspects and recovering items stolen in a burglary on Saturday. The victims, Wayne and Allison Planchart were at home with their son at Mountain View, Maracas, St Joseph, when three men entered the premises.
Members of the family were assaulted and robbed of electronic items, cash and jewelry worth more than $100,000. The three officers responded, arrested the suspects and recovered the stolen items.
The Police Service issued a press statement today on the award, stating that Acting Sergeant Katwaroo, and Constables Jeanville and Alexander were commended by Deputy Commissioner of Police Mervyn Richardson. Richardson also noted that the Senior Superintendent of the Northern Division, David Abraham was in charge of an area that was one of the top in the recovery of illegal firearms, with 80 being found for the year so far.