Between June 12-14, 2007 the following persons were arrested and charged with criminal offences:

On 12th June 2007, Vernon Parris of The Alley, Sandy Point was charged with the offence of “Larceny” committed on 30th May 2007.

On 13th June 2007, Elvis James of Dieppe Bay Village was charged with the offence of “Unlawful Carnal Knowledge” committed between 1st and 30th June 2007.

On 14th June 2007, nineteen-year-old (19) Macheste Viera of Rectory Road, Basseterre was charged with the offence of “Wounding with Intent to cause Grievous Bodily Harm”, when he shot a 21 twenty-one year old male of the Basseterre area in his leg on Friday 1st June 2007 on Cayon Street.

Viera is the third individual charged in a separate firearm related incident committed over the past week. A fourth person will also be charged at a later date in connection this incident.

On Tuesday 12th June 2007 at the Sandy Point Magistrate Court presided over by Her Worship Mrs Jenkins, the following persons were convicted:

Analdo Davis of St. Pauls was convicted on a charge of “Larceny” committed on 11th June 2007 at St. Pauls Village. He was placed on a bond in the sum of $500.00 for a period of six (6) months and also ordered to perform two hundred (200) hours of community service at the St. Pauls Police Station.

Elsworth Boddie of Tabernacle Village was convicted of the charge of “Possession of a Controlled Drug” to wit cannabis committed on 29th May 2007 at Tabernacle. He was placed on a bond in the sum of $1000.00 for a period of six (6) months and also ordered to perform three hundred (300) hours of community service at the Tabernacle Police Station.