Southern Division police held five suspects on Monday in connection with two reports on the theft of car batteries and cable in the Claxton Bay district last month.
A police statement on Tuesday said the suspects are between 21 and 35, from Claxton Bay and Princes Town.
On September 2, police received a report of the theft of 23 vehicle batteries and 160 feet of 16-gauge cable from the compound of a company in Claxton Bay.
They got a second report that 467 feet of 16-gauge cable and 400 feet of cable were missing from another compound belonging to the same company.
St Margaret’s and Southern Division Task Force police held an anti-crime exercise in the St Margaret’s district between 3 am and 12.30 pm on Monday.
They recovered some partially burnt cable and 22 vehicle batteries and arrested the five.
Investigations are ongoing.
Meanwhile, in Barataria, a man was held in connection with wounding a 46-year-old victim with intent on Monday night.