(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) A police sergeant on vacation was allegedly caught stealing women’s underwear at PriceSmart in Chaguanas yesterday. Up to last evening, the officer was being questioned by his colleagues at the Chaguanas Police Station in connection with the theft.
According to a police report, around 2.30 pm an employee saw a man walking along the aisle picking up the panties and pushing them into his pockets. When the man walked out of the store he was stopped by security officers who found the underwear in his possession. The man, the report stated, identified himself as a police officer, gave his regimental number and the station he was assigned to. However, he said he was on vacation.
The man was later handed over to PC Villafana and Duprey, who arrested him at the store and took him to the police station. Investigations are continuing.