The Trinidad nd Tobago Police Service has located the woman identified as “Samimami303′ on Instagram. She had been wanted by police for questioning, regarding a video posted to social media, that sees her attempt to justify her presence at a beach facility, saying it was a “private beach.”
The TTPS in a media statement issued today, said they had located the woman, thanking the public for their assistance. They said that around 5:15pm on Monday, a party of officers from the Toco Police Station, Sangre Grande CID, and Eastern Division Task Force, went to the home of the woman at Santa Margarita Circular, St Augustine, where a search warrant was executed at the said address for cell phones, tablets, computers and other electronic devices relative to a report under investigation.
The TPPS said it is alleged that during the period Friday 11th September 2020 and Saturday 12th September 2020, the woman was at a beach for recreational purposes contrary to Section 4 (1)(a)the Public Health 2019 Novel Coronavirus Regulations, 2020.
The woman was informed of the report under investigation and cautioned her, informed her of her rights to consult with a legal advisor, or have someone of her choice present, to which she remained silent. A search was carried out on the premises and one iPhone and one HP laptop were seized. Present at the address was the woman’s 35-year-old husband. The woman was interviewed following which the police officers left the premises.
The police are now continuing their investigations.