Police Media Release
Basseterre, St. Kitts, November, 14 2016, (RSCNPF): Below is a report of Arrests, Convictions and other activities recorded by the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force for the period of 09-13 November.
Arrested: Larenzo Montique, a native of Jamaica but who resides at Water Works, Cayon St Kitts, was arrested, formally charged and cautioned for the offence of Uttering a Forged Document. The offence was committed on October 26 at Ministry of International Trade.
Arrested: Vaughn Parris of Bryan Alley, Cayon was arrested, formally charged and cautioned on a Warrant in the first instance for the offences of Malicious Damage and Battery on a Police Officer. Incident occurred on November 10.
Arrested: George Ambrose Duchene of Godwin Ghaut was arrested, formally charged and cautioned for the offences of possession of cannabis and possession with intent to supply on November 11.
Arrested/Bailed: Kishorn Williams of Lower Monkey Hill was arrested, formally charged and cautioned for the offences of Threatening Language, Indecent Language and Insulting Language. He was granted bail in the sum of five thousand Eastern Caribbean Dollars ($5000.00 ECD) for his appearance at the Basseterre Magistrate Court on November 2.
Arrested/Bailed: Antonoi Sevo of Malone Avenue was arrested, formally charged and cautioned for the offences of Possession of Cocaine and Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Supply. He was granted bail in the sum of $10,000 for his appearance at the Basseterre Magistrate Court on Monday, 28th November, 2016.
Arrested/Bailed: George Gibson of Godwin Ghaut was arrested, formally charged and cautioned for the offenses of possession of cannabis and cultivation on November 1. He was granted bail in the sum of $5000.00 for his appearance at the Dieppe Bay Magistrate Court on Monday 5th December 2016.
Bailed: Kenroy Harvey, an adult of Saddlers, who was charged for the offence of possession of cannabis and possession with intent to supply, offence was committed on November 9, was granted bail in the sum of $5000.00 for his appearance at the Dieppe Bay Magistrate Court on December 05, 2016.
Bailed: Paul Irish alias Youth of Conaree Village and Deverson Irish of Conaree who were charged with the offence of Larceny committed on August 26, 2016 were granted bail in the like sum of $25,000.00 to appear at the Basseterre Magistrate Court on Monday 5th December 2016. Bail was granted with the condition report to the Basseterre Police Station two times per week Monday to Friday between 6am-6pm.
In matters at the St. Christopher Circuit Court Criminal Assizes presided over by His Lordship Justice Trevor Ward, QC the following matters were heard:
In the case D.P.P vs Edsel Procope who was indicted for Wounding With Intent and Unlawful Wounding was Nolle Prosequi. His Lordship discharged the accused.
In case D.P.P vs Jahmal Heath who was indicted for Attempted Murder and Wounding With Intent, the matter was traversed to 27th March, 2017 for trial.
In case D.P.P vs Idalia Williams who was indicted for Manslaughter, the case was traversed to 27th March, 2017 for trial.
In case D.P.P vs Kemba Ponteen who was indicted for Wounding With Intent was traversed to 17th January, 2017 for pre-trial review (PTR).
In case D.P.P vs Carl Hobson who was indicted for Causing Grievous Bodily Harm, Unlawful Wounding and Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm, the case was traversed to 17th January, 2017 for PTR.
In case D.P.P vs Sylvester Crossley, Vance Thomas and Kimo Flemming who were indicted for Murder, the case was traversed to 17th January, 2017 for PTR.
In matters at the District A Magistrate Court, Vernon Richardson AKA Tommy of Newton Ground who charged was pleaded guilty to Battery and other small charge offences including Battery on Police, Resisting Arrest, Threatening Language, Obstruction, Escaping Lawful Custody on September 28 and was sentenced to 9 months in prison for Battery on Police and no additional time to the other charges.
– Rasheen Gaskin of Cayon who was charged for the following offences (1) Possession of Firearm (2) Possession of Ammunition and pleaded not guilty on both counts. He was found guilty and was sentenced to 3 years imprisonment Hard Labour on both offences to run concurrently.
In matters at the Charlestown High Court in the matter D.P.P vs Craig Halliday and Dexter Somersall both indicted for the 2008 murder of Leon Westerman, the case was sent to the Jury for deliberation after which they returned with a Not Guilty verdict.
Search Warrants Executed: Police executed a number of search warrants in during the period covered by this report, they were executed in Cayon, Ponds Pasture and Godwin Ghaut.
House Breaking and Larceny: Police is investigating a report of House Breaking and Larceny on Happy Hill Alley, Nevis. One person of interest is being sought by the police. Investigations into the matter are ongoing.
House Breaking and Larceny:- Police is investing a report of House Breaking and Larceny in Conaree. Police Inquiries revealed that at about 8:10 a.m on November 11, the VC, secured the home and went to work leaving everything intact. At about 4:35 p.m upon return, discovered the house broken into and his 32” black TCL flat screen television value $1399.00 missing from the entertainment centre in the living room. The scene was processed, investigations continue.
Traffic Accidents: There were seventeen (17) traffic accidents on the federation’s roadways in during the period of this report. Sixteen(16) in St. Kitts and one(01) in Nevis.
Citizen Safety: Police continue to conduct stop and searches, vehicular check points, searches of ferry terminals and marinas and mobile patrols around the Federation. These are being done in efforts to remove illegal firearms, ammunition, illegal drugs and instruments that can be used to commit crimes from our communities.
Citizen Engagement: The High Command met with rental car owners/operators to discuss concerns regarding the potential use of rental vehicles in criminal activity. Police continue to visit all schools in the Federation to promote wise choices amongst our youth. Police continue to engage local businesses with crime prevention and physical security information.