POLICE BLOTTER

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AUTOPSY RESULTS

BASSETERRE, St.Kitts, (August 18th 2008)-Pathologist Dr. Stephen Jones performed a post mortem examination on the body of Delvis Romney on Saturday 16th August 2008 and he reported that Romney died as a result of gunshot injury to the chest with hemorrhage and shock. Delvis Romney, 23 years old of Parsons Village was shot in the chest area of his body by another person, while at a bar in Lynches on Monday 11th August 2008. He was taken to the JNF Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Elroy Williams aka Stanney, of Crab Hill Sandy Point has since been charged for the murder of Delvis Romney.

Doctor Jones also performed an autopsy on the body of five year old Malique Thomas of Tabernacle Village and he reported that the cause of death was drowning. On Wednesday 13th August 2008 at about 4:30 pm, Police responded to a report at the Marriott Hotel. On arrival they met Malique lying at the side of a swimming pool being treated by the EMS. Investigations reveal that the child was playing in the pool with other children and some adults when the children drew it to the attention of the adults that Malique was under the water. He was taken out of the pool and attempts were made to revive him, without success. The EMS was called but was unable to revive him. He was subsequently pronounced dead by the Hotel’s doctor, Dr. Leroy Richardson.

POLICE DESTROY MORE MARIJUANA

BASSETERRE, St.Kitts, (August 18th 2008)-On Friday 15th August 2008 Police conducted an island wide operation and made several searches for illegal drugs, arms and ammunitions. A total of 69 persons were stopped and searched as well as several vehicles and buildings. A quantity of marijuana was found and taken into custody but no one was made answerable.

DRUGS FOUND/DESTROYED

Police conducted search operations on Saturday 16th August 2008 in the Christ Church area and a total of 100 marijuana plants were found growing in a cane filed. The plants, which ranged in height from seedlings to three feet were uprooted, taken to the Tabernacle Police Station and later destroyed by fire. No arrest was made for this find.

MAN ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER

Vonya Akers of Cayon and Shareka Blake of Temple Alley were both arrested and charged on Sunday 17th August 2008 with the offence of battery. The offence was committed on 10th August 2008.

Vernon Nias of Conaree Village was arrested and charged on Saturday 16th

August 2008 with the offences of obstruction and possession of cannabis.

On Thursday 14th August 2008 at about 10:25 pm Police responded to a report at Soho Village and met Denver Fyfield of Stapleton Village with bleeding wounds about his body. Fyfield was transported to the JNF Hospital where he underwent surgery and was warded. Following investigations Quinn Nisbett of Stapleton Village was arrested and charged for attempted murder.

POLICE AND FIRE OFFICERS ATTEND TRAINING WORKSHOP

BASSETERRE,St.Kitts,(August 18th 2008) – The Ministry of National Security in collaboration with the Canadian Government is coordinating a one week workshop on “Improving Performance through Strategic Planning”. The workshop runs from August 18th to 22nd 2008. Twenty-four officers from the Royal St.Christopher-Nevis Police Force and the Fire and Rescue Services are attending the workshop, which is facilitated by Mr. John Pilgrim of the Barbados Productivity Council. Mr. Wendell Wattley, Force Personnel Officer in addressing the gathering at the opening ceremony indicated that the participants were selected to attend based on their current supervisory and leadership responsibilities, or the potential supervisory and leadership roles which they may find themselves in, in the near future. He admonished them the interact with each other across the different agencies and share their knowledge and experiences, and become involved in the process thereby enhancing learning. In giving a brief overview of the workshop, Mr. John Pilgrim said that a number of topics such as effective leadership, Time management, major management challenges, becoming an effective manager, Performance measures in the Police Force and Fire Services, and how to conduct appraisals effectively, will be covered. In declaring the workshop open, Assistant Commissioner of Police Mr. Joseph Liburd admonished the participants to always lead by example. He said that our customers require of us improved performances geared towards quality services, our organizations require of us the deliverance of improved performances geared towards greater efficiency, while our employer requires improved performances from us so as to achieve maximum productivity. The workshop which is held at NEMA Headquarters, is funded by the Canadian-Caribbean Cooperation Fund (CCCF).

ARRESTS

Leonard Gumbs of Parray Village was on Monday 18th August 2008 arrested and charged with the offence of wounding, an offence that occurred on 15th August 2008.

Clyde Murray of The Alley, Sandy Point, was arrested and charged on Monday 18th August 2008 with the offences of disorderly conduct by making noise and for throwing missiles.

Leon Thompson of Stoney Grove, Nevis, was arrested and charged with the offence of obstruction. The offence was committed on 16th August 2008.

Collis King of East Street, Newtown, was on Thursday 14th August 2008, arrested and charged with the offence of assault.

Lendon Gilbert of Dorsett Village was arrested and charged on Thursday 14th August 2008 with the offence of driving when he was not the holder of a valid driver’s licence.

On Thursday 14th August 2008 Robelto Glasgow of Sandy Point was arrested and charged with the offence of assault. Committed on August 14th 2008.

Devon Albertine of Ottleys Village was on Thursday 14th August 2008, arrested and charged with the offence of wounding, an offence that was committed on 13th August 2008.

Conrad Dore of Stadium View, Sandy Point, was on Thursday 14th August 2008, arrested and charged with the offence of larceny. The offence was committed on 30th July 2008.

On August 20th 2008, Police on Nevis arrested and charged Neville Fahie of Stoney Grove, Nevis for taking a motor vehicle without the consent of the owner, driving without due care and attention, driving without insurance and leaving the scene of an accident.

Llewelyn Williams of Fountain was arrested on August 20th 2008 for driving without a drivers licence and for driving when he was not covered by insurance.

These persons were released on bail and will appear in court shortly.

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