Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 13, 2017, (RSCNPF): Below is a report of Arrests, Convictions and other activities recorded by the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force for the period April 11-12, 2017.
ARREST AND BAIL:
Arrested: Lennon Caines of Old Road was arrested, formally charged and cautioned on four warrants in the first instance for the offence of obtaining money by false pretences. The offences were committed between 19th December 2016 and 15th March 2017 where $17,000 XCD was obtained from the Government of the Federation under false pretences.
Abandoned Properties Search: Police continues to execute searches of abandoned properties; most recent searches were done in the following area: Birdrock and Herbert Street (Newtown). The Searches were executed for illegal firearms and ammunition, illegal drugs, and instruments that can be used in criminal activity.
Marijuana Plants Uprooted: A petrol of officers reported that they discovered, uprooted and seized, one hundred and sixty six (166) marijuana plants ranging from one foot to three feet in height from the ghaut area at lower Monkey Hill.
Building Breaking and Larceny: Police responded to a report of a building breaking and larceny at at Miss Harvey’s Shop located at Central Street, Basseterre. The V/C reported that she secured the business on April 10, at about 7.45pm. Upon return on April 11 at about 6.50am, it was discovered that the building was broken into and a number of items were missing. The scene was processed investigations are on-going.
Traffic Accidents: The Police is investigating three (3) traffic accidents that occurred during the period of this report.
Citizen Safety: Police continue to conduct Vehicle Check Points, and Stop and Searches along the island main road on St. Kitts and Nevis. Officers continue to conduct searches of abandoned properties and lots. The execution of search warrants continue as well. These activities are being conducted in support of anti-crime objectives to remove illegal firearms and ammunition, illegal drugs and other instruments that can be used to commit crimes from our communities.