Venezuelan detained and four more set for repatriation after Guapo bust


    A Venezuela national is in police custody after officers found four of his countrymen in an overcrowded vehicle in Guapo.

    The TTPS says the suspect, who lives in Happy Village, Gasparillo, was arrested yesterday when police intercepted a vehicle along the Southern Main Road.

    Officers discovered it was overcrowded with the driver and four Venezuelan men ages 20, 26, 28 and 43.

    They were taken for COVID-19 testing and are expected to be handed over to the Immigration Division for repatriation.

    The 34-year-old Venezuelan is now assisting detectives with investigations.