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Containers Captured

In a joint operation named 'Operation Spearfish' that is underway, Customs and Police officers today (Wednesday, 30 July 2014) removed and detained two containers from the Windsor Park area in George Town on suspicion of containing stolen goods.

The containers were transported to the Cargo Distribution Centre where the goods will be verified with lists of stolen items reported to the police.

The ongoing investigation is on the look-out for stolen items from various burglaries, robberies and thefts being exported concealed in shipping containers.

In addition to the two containers detained today, the investigation has already resulted in the detention of four shipping containers on suspicion of exporting stolen goods.

The operation and investigations are ongoing.