Police Press Release
Basseterre, St. Kitts, February 26, 2016 (RSCNPF): Below is a report of Arrest and or Convictions and other Activities from the records of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force. Activities from reports for 23-25 February.
ARREST: Timoy Henry alias T Bush of Shadwell Housing was formally arrested, charged and cautioned for the offences of Possession of Cannabis and Possession of Cannabis with Intent to Supply committed on the February 24, 2016 at Shadwell Housing. BAIL: Timoy Henry of Shadwell Housing who was arrested and charged for Possession of Cannabis and Possession of Cannabis with Intent to Supply committed on February 24, 2016 at Shadwell Housing was granted bail in the amount of $10,000 and ordered to appear at the Basseterre Magistrate Court on Monday, April 4, 2016.
ARREST: Clifford McDonald of Conaree/Clay Ghaut Gingerland was formally arrested, charged and cautioned for the offences of Carrying Abroad and Offensive weapon and Assault. The incident took place at East Street, Newtown on February 24, 2016. BAIL:- Clifford McDonald alias Donovan of Conaree/Clay Ghaut Gingerland who was formally arrested and charged for the offences of carrying abroad an offensive weapon and assault committed on February 24, at East Street, Newtown was granted bail in the amount of $5000 dollars and ordered to appearr at the Basseterre Magistrate Court on Monday 4th April 2016.
ARREST: A 17 year old Juvenile was formally arrested, charged and cautioned for the offence of possession of firearm and ammunition which was committed on February 23, 2016. He was arrested and charged in the presence of his mother. Occurrence took place February 25, 2016.
ARREST: Henry Castro of Upper Market Street was formally arrested, charged and cautioned for the offences of driving without insurance, driving without unexpired license, without having obtain the relevant license. BAIL: Henry Castro of Upper Market Street who was arrested for a number of traffic offences which was committed on February 25, was grranted bail in the sum of $5000 and ordered to appear at the Basseterre Magistrate Court on Thursday 7th April 2016 at nine in the forenoon.
CONVICTIONS/COURT MATTERS: at the Basseterre Magistrate Court presided over by the Learned Magistrate Her Honour Mrs Mallalieu Webbe the following persons Elaine Cooper of Newtown, Basseterre, Steadroy Walwyn of Walwyn Avenue and Levi Archibald of Trafalgar Village who were charged with the offences of Possession of Cocaine and Possession with Cocaine with Intent to Supply and Importation of Cocaine, all pleaded not guilty on all charges and were found guilty.
Elaine Cooper was fined $100,000.00 EC forthwith or four (4) years imprisonment hard labour on the charge of Importation of Cocaine and no additional penalty for the other charges.
Steadroy Walwyn was also fined $400,000.00 EC forthwith or four (4) years imprisonment hard labour on Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Supply, no additional penalties for the other charges.
All charges were dismissed against Levi Archibald. Occurrence took place between 23rd and 24th February, 2016.
HIGH COURT INFORMATION:- In the case D.P.P vs Julian Samuel of Belle Vue who was indicted for Unlawful Wounding plead GUILTY to Unlawful Wounding. A Social Inquiry Report was ordered for the accused and his sentencing is scheduled for Tuesday 17th May, 2016.
TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS: There were five (5) traffic accidents on the nation’s roads on February 23 thru 25. One each in Newton Ground, Fig Tree, Cayon , Sandy Point and one on Happy Hill Drive Nevis. No serious injuries resulted from these accidents. Drivers are urged to exercise due attention when driving.
Police conducted a total of 69 Vehicular Check Points and or Stop and Searches over the days of 23rd thru 25 February. The check points and searches are a part of our ongoing activities of increased presence to ensure Citizen Safety by removing any found Illegal Firearms, ammunition, illegal drugs, and other instruments that can be used to commit crimes. The activity also enables Police interaction with community.
“Operation Meet and Greet” continues in Nevis. Operation “Meet and Greet” is a Community Policing initiative.