Police swoop on seawall nets 59 motorbikes, sends several riders running

Feb 12, 2019  – Kaieteur News

Police in ‘A’ Division on Saturday last conducted several cordon and search operations in the Division’s Number Two Sub-Division.
Police said that 18 persons were detained for questioning in relation to several offences including robbery under arms, simple larceny and house breaking offences.

Six persons were arrested for various offences and 59 motorcycles impounded.    

A dozen motorcycles were abandoned by the riders during the operation.

According to police, also, between 23:00hrs Sunday and 05:00hrs yesterday a police team comprising ranks of Headquarters and ‘A’ Division conducted a similar exercise at the Georgetown Seawalls (Camp Street- Vlissengen Road).

A verification of the authenticity of the documents of the said cycles is being done since many are suspected to have been stolen or unlawfully obtained.

Seventy grams of cannabis was also found.
The operations were spearheaded by several senior officers

Some more of the 59 impounded motorbikes

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