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Routine vehicle check leads police to recover stolen motorcars

Saturday, October 12, 2013 | 11:53 AM    

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ST CATHERINE, Jamaica – The police Friday arrested two men and recovered six motor vehicles in St Catherine, following a routine vehicle check on the Browns Hall main road in the parish.

Five of the motor vehicles were reportedly stolen from the Mona area in St Andrew.

Reports from the Constabulary Communication Network (CCN) are that a police team was conducting vehicular stop and search along the main road when the driver of a Nissan pickup truck was signalled to stop.

The men reportedly began acting in a suspicious manner, which led to a search of the vehicle. During the search a license plate was found in a section of the motorcar.

The men were taken into custody for questioning.

The officers then went to Meade district, Kitson Town in the parish, where several cars and items relating to the auto mechanic trade were seized.These included: one license plate resembling the plate found in the stop and search; one white Nissan Sunny motorcar; one white AD Wagon motorcar; one grey Toyota Belta motorcar; one 1991 Mitsubishi L200 blue/grey pickup; a blue Toyota Camry; and an assortment of scrapped motorcars.

The police are appealing to members of the public who may have been victims of vehicular theft or have information that can assist in the case, to contact the Browns Hall Police Station at 705-2363, police 119 emergency number, Crime Stop at 311 or the nearest police station.

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