Excellent work by ranks from the Parika Police Station has led to the arrest of a suspect and the recovery of a number of stolen items.
The Police ranks were called in to investigate an alleged break and enter and larceny committed on the dwelling house of a 24-year-old woman of Hydronie Public Road, East Bank Essequibo, which occurred between 21:00hrs last night and 06:00hrs this morning.
The suspect is a 28-year-old man from Parika Facade, East Bank Essequibo.
The suspect allegedly broke into the woman’s home and stole a quantity of female clothing valued at $25,000, one engine valued at $150,000 (Guyana Currency) and a number of electric tools.
The victim said she secured the lower flat of her home at around 21:00 hrs last night and went to bed. When she made checks this morning, she discovered the items missing, and on making further checks, she found a window on the lower flat was opened.
The cops were summoned, and based on the information received, the suspect was tracked down and contacted at Bushy Park, Parika. He had a white salt bag that was searched, and the missing items were recovered.
The suspect was arrested and escorted to Parika Police Station, where the items were lodged. He later admitted to committing the offence. He was placed into custody pending further investigation.
The victim later identified the articles as her property by their general description.