Police Help JPS Make Breakthrough regarding breach of the New Network in Tivoli GardensJanuary 28, 2013
Energy Company JPS, is reporting that the
police have assisted in a breakthrough regarding breaches of its new network in
It is reported that the man allegedly
reconnects JPS customers who have been disconnected, and that he allegedly carries
out these reconnections for customers in both
The police caught the alleged perpetrator at roughly 3:30am on Thursday January 24, carrying out a reconnection exercise in the Energy Guard box, located atop a light post.
Additionally, JPS, as part of its intensified anti-theft programme, continued to carry out the removal of illegal connections in the communities of Waterhouse, Olympic Gardens and Tower Hill going into the weekend (January 25-26). A total of 1,856 'throw-ups' were removed and 478 cases of bridged meter sockets/self-reconnections, meter bypasses and other illegal connections were detected and removed - including those at two businesses - an off-track betting shop and woodwork establishment.
Last year, 62 persons were arrested and
charged for the illegal abstraction of electricity. The arrest in