Trinidad and Tobago: Three men appear before Magistrate for stealing boat engines
Trinidad and Tobago: Three men appear before Magistrate for stealing boat engines

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago: Ian Alleyne, a public figure from the twin-island nation of Trinidad and Tobago, has recently shared an update regarding the crime incident that occurred in the nation on March 21, 2023 (Tuesday).

According to the post by Alleyne, three (3) men appeared before a Port-of-Spain Magistrate on March 28, 2023 to be charged with housebreaking and larceny after they were caught with stolen boat engines during a high-speed chase with police on Tuesday, March 21 2023.


The update has informed the general public that the suspects were identified as 24-year-old Chad Bridgelal of Postman Drive, Enterprise; 24-year-old Tahir Khan, aka “Tray” of Chinese Drive, Crown Trace, Enterprise; & 31-year-old Ramesh Balliram of Jerningham Junction Road, Cunupia.

While explaining the incident occurred, on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, around 1:00 am, approximately ten men broke into Dean’s Wheels located in Diego Martin and stole a Yamaha 300 and a Mercury 200 boat engines.

Furthermore, it informed that an hour later, officers of the Port-of-Spain Task Force who were on mobile patrol in Wrightson Road when observed a three-ton truck and a grey Volkswagen Jetta speeding onto Cornelio Street.

It also mentioned that chase ensued, and the officers followed the Volkswagen Jetta onto granges Street, St James, where it crashed into a wall. It also stated that three men exited the vehicle and fled the scene by jumping over a nearby wall into a river; a second team of officers were called in, and they found a man believed to be one of the bandits near Fatima College and arrested him.

In addition to this, Alleyne stated that truck was later intercepted on Stanmore Avenue near the Tranquility Government Primary School, and two other suspects were arrested. He also informed that the officers conducted a search on the truck and discovered two boat engines that were reported stolen from the establishment.