Joint Operation Which Lead To an Arrest And Cocaine Seized

Police Press Release .

An intelligence led Joint Operation (Customs Enforcement and Police Drug Squad) at the Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport, conducted on Friday 2nd January 2015, lead to the arrest of Mervin Quanito Matthew of Hibiscus Road, Greenland, a member of the St. Kitts Nevis Fire Rescue Service, . Matthew who was travelling from St. Martin to St. Kitts on LIAT’s morning flight was formally arrested and charged for the offences of Possession of Cocaine, Possession With Intent To Supply, and Importation of Cocaine. Customs and Excise Enforcement Department charged Mr. Matthew for the offences of Possession Of A Quantity of Goods to Wit: Cocaine, Signing A Declaration Untrue, and Making a Statement To Customs Officer that is untrue.

Commissioner CG Walwyn takes this opportunity to thank all those who were instrumental in making this joint operation a success and looks forward to continue to partner with other law enforcement bodies, local, regional and international, to ensure that our Federation remains safe for residents and visitors alike.

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