POLICE BLOTTER

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SEARCH WARRANT EXECUTED

On August 27th 2008, Police in Nevis executed a search warrant on the premises of Delisha Smithen Bridgeman, situated at Brown Hill, for controlled drugs arms and ammunition. A quantity of marijuana was found at the premises, as a result the occupants Delisha Smithen Bridgeman, Jason Campbell, Ezekial Parris and Gary Smithen were arrested and charged with possession of the illegal drug.

Police also executed a search warrant on the premises of Gavin Patterson alias ‘Trini’, of Brown Hill for control drugs arms and ammunition.  A quantity of marijuana was found.  As a result Patterson was arrested and charged for possession of Marijuana.

The persons arrested were granted bail and are expected to appear in court shortly.

MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR LARCENY

Jeff Anthony of Basseterre who was charged with the offence of Larceny, appeared before the District ‘A’ Magistrate Court on Monday 25th August 2008. He was convicted and sentenced to one year in prison.

The offence was committed between July 11th and 18th 2008, when Anthony stole two batteries valued at EC$700.00 from the truck of Melvin Hewlette, which was parked at his band house on College Street.

POLICE UPROOT MARIJUANA PLANTS

Police on Nevis conducted routine search operations at Clifton Estate on Saturday 23rd August 2008 and a total of 20 marijuana plants were found growing in several pots. The plants, which ranged from one to four feet in height, were taken into custody. No one was arrested for the find.

A similar operation was also conducted in the Cotton Ground area and a total of 105 marijuana plants were found growing on a vacant plot of land. The plants, which ranged in height from one to five feet along with several containers, were taken into custody. No one was held accountable for the find.

ARRESTS

Drewen Phillip of Jessup Village, Nevis, was on Friday 22nd August 2008 arrested and charged with the offences of driving without insurance and for driving without a valid and unexpired licence.

Latoya Mills of Nicko Drive, Tabernacle, was arrested and charged on Saturday 23rd August 2008 with the offences of driving without insurance and for driving without a valid and unexpired licence.

Chad Williams of Basseterre was arrested and charged on Sunday 24th August 2008 with the offence of house breaking and larceny, an offence that was committed on 3rd August 2008.

Kevin Boone of Crab Hill, Sandy Point, was arrested and charged on Sunday 24th August 2008 with the offence of possession of cannabis. The offence was committed on 22nd August 2008.