Police Media Release
Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 16, 2016 (RSCNPF): Below is a report of Arrest and or Convictions from the records of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force for period June 14-15.
Arrested: A juvenile in Nevis was arrested, formally charged and cautioned in the presence the parents for the offence of Possession of Cannabis.. Bailed: The juvenile was granted bail was granted in the sum of $2,000.00 E.C.C and ordered to appear at the Charlestown Magistrate Court at a future date.
None to report.
In matters at the St. Christopher Circuit Court Criminal Assizes presided over by Her Ladyship Justice Marlene Carter, in the case D.P.P vs Keshawn Carty of Saddlers Village who was indicted for Wounding With Intent, he pleaded guilty to the charges and will remain on bail until his sentencing on 26th September, 2016.
House Breaking and Larceny: A report of House Breaking and Larceny was reported to the Basseterre Police Station. Police inquires revealed that the Government of the Federation owns a residential property at Bird Rock managed by the Ministry of Finance. It was reported that sometime in May, 2016 the property was secured. On June 15, 2016 when a check of the property was made, a southern kitchen door was found opened and the deadbolt lock removed. On further inspection it was also noticed a washing machine was missing from the kitchen. The brand and value of the washing machine are unknown. The scene was processed by the Crime Scene Unit.
House Breaking and Larceny: Police is investigating a report of House Breaking and Larceny in Newton Ground which occurred between June 14-15. The complainant revealed he secured the house on June 14 and when he returned on Jun 15 discovered the said house broken into. Investigations revealed that the intruder(s) stole a silver radio set that was situated in the living room on an entertainment centre. Further checks revealed that another radio set was also stolen. The value of both radio sets is not known.. The scene was processed by the crime Scene Unit.
Marijuana Plants Uprooted: A combined Police and Defence Force patrol reported that they discovered, uprooted and seized twenty-seven (27) marijuana plants ranging from 2-3 feet in height from a Ghaut area in La Guerite.
Traffic Accidents: There were seven (7) traffic accidents on the Federation’s roadways over the reporting period. Five (5) on St. Kitts and two (2) on Nevis. Drivers are urged to use caution on the roadways.
Police continues to conduct Vehicular Check Points and or Stop and Searches and several searches of abandoned properties. The check points and searches were done in efforts to ensure Citizen Safety, by removing any found Illegal Firearms, ammunition, illegal drugs, and other instruments that can be used to commit crimes.
School Visits: Officers from New Castle Police Station reported that they visited V.O.J.N Primary School, St James Primary School, Medical University of the Americas and Combermere Pre-School. They they spoke with the Headmistresses, Supervisors and School Administration of these Schools. No incidents or major concerns were reported. During the visit, they interacted with some of the students.
Officers of the Gingerland Police Station, visited the Gingerland Pre-School and spoke to Head Mistress and other members of staff. At the time of the visit, the students were practicing for their Child Month Concert. .
Other School Liaison Officers continue weekly visits to primary and secondary schools in the Federation.
Business Security Surveys: Officers of the Criminal Investigations Department are conducting security site surveys for local businesses. Inspector Francis takes the lead.