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Three arrested in St Thomas anti-praedial larceny raids

Published:Tuesday | June 13, 2017 | 6:16 AMshanna kay monteith

Head of the St Thomas Police, Assistant Superintendent Hopton Nicholson, is warning persons in the parish to exercise caution when buying meat as the police crackdown on preadial larceny.

Assistant Superintendent Nicholson made a special appeal to persons who operate meat shops, restaurants and event promoters.

He was speaking against the background of several anti-praedial larceny raids that were conducted in Morant Bay, Port Morant, Bath and Golden Grove yesterday.

The police arrested three men who were held five goat carcases.

The police say the men are to be charged with larceny, selling unfit food, selling unstamped meat and butchering without a licence.

Assistant Superintendent Nicholson says the operations are to continue.