ARRESTS Maria Browne of Half Way Tree was on Monday 27th October 2008 arrested and charged for the offence of obstruction. The offence was committed on 25th October 2008. Curtlyn Walters of Cleverly Hill, Sandy Point, was arrested and charged on 27th October 2008 for the offences of carrying abroad an offensive weapon and for threatening language. On 28th October, Walters was also charged for indecent language and battery, offenses that were committed on 1st and 6th October 2008, respectively. Terry Browne of Half Way Tree was on 28th October 2008 arrested and charged for the offences of assault and wounding, offences that were committed on 25th October 2008. Javier Ottley of Rawlins Road, Gingerland, was arrested and charged on 28th October 2008 for the offences of battery on police and for using indecent language. The offences were committed on 25th October 2008. Elvis Bradshaw of Newton Ground Village was arrested and charged on 29th October 2008 for the offence of indecent assault. Travis Christmas of Dorsette Village was on Saturday 25th October 2008 arrested and charged for the offence of obtaining credit by false pretence. The offence was committed on 6th October 2008. Yvette Elliot of Newton ground Village was arrested and charged on 25th October 2008 for the offence of larceny, an offence that was committed on 20th September 2008. Jermaine Richardson of Cotton Ground was on Sunday 26th October 2008 arrested and charged for the offences of forgery and uttering a fraud document. The offences were committed on 23rd October 2008. Convictions Kerry Bartlette of Low Street appeared before the District “C” Magistrate Court to answer the charge of possession of cannabis and he was convicted and fined $800.00, to be paid in three months or serve three months in prison. Gregory Walters of Stoney Grove also appeared before the court and was convicted for obstruction, possession of cocaine and for resisting arrest and he was sentenced to six months, twelve months and six months for the respective offences that were committed on 26th September 2008 in Charlestown. The sentences are to run concurrently. Steve Walters also of Stoney Grove appeared before the court and was fined $2000.00 for the offence of possession of cannabis. The fine must be paid within four months or Walters will serve six months in prison. Curlis Liburd of Bath Village appeared before the court to answer the charges brought against him and he was convicted and severely cautioned for carrying abroad an offensive weapon and was ordered to pay $2000.00 in six months or serve six months in prison for having cannabis in his possession. Joseph Layden of Cotton Ground was convicted for battery and fined $3000.00 payable in three months or serve twelve months in prison. Shanell Myers of Church Ground was convicted and severely cautioned for driving without due care and attention. Jermaine Wilkerson of Cotton Ground was sent to prison for six months after been convicted forgery. Cleve Davis of Government Road was also given a six months prison sentence after been convicted for building breaking with intent. POLICE OPERATIONS GUN FOUND Police conducted routine stop and search operations in the Basseterre area on Wednesday 29th October 2008 for illegal drugs, arms and ammunitions and a total of 12 persons were stopped and searched and a quantity of marijuana was found in the possession of Glenroy Crossley of Fort Thomas Road. The drugs were taken into custody and charges are being prepared against Crossley. Police conducted routine stop and search operations in the Basseterre area on Friday 24th October 2008 and Kyle Bridgewater of Nevis Street was arrested and charged for possession of cannabis after he was searched for illegal drugs, arms and ammunitions and a quantity of marijuana was found in his possession. The drugs were taken into custody. A search warrant was executed on Friday 24th October 2008 on the premises of Cecil and Akeem Charles of Lower Monkey Hill for illegal drugs, arms, ammunitions, jewelry and electronic items and a number of jewelry and a shot gun was found on the premises and taken into custody. Akeem Charles was also arrested and charged for the offence of possession of firearm. This find brings the total number of firearms recovered for the year to 31, as well as over 1,600 rounds of ammunition, as compared to 21 fire arms for the entire year of 2007 and eight fire arms in the previous year. INVESTIGATIONS Police are investigating two separate shootings that occurred on 26th October 2008 at Pond Road, Newtown and Lime Kiln Project respectively. In the first incident, a jeep was shot at around 4:50 a.m while driving along Pond Road. The driver, Donnel Jacobs of Monkey Hill and two other occupants were able to escape unharmed but the left front door of the vehicle was damaged. Around 5:00 a.m a report was made to the Basseterre Police Station of gun shots being fired in the Lime Kiln area and Police responded to the report and conducted investigations which revealed that a house owned by Nicole Herbert of the said address was shot at. The occupant, Damian “Nashie” Isaac was able to escape without injury but a southern miami shutter window was damaged by bullets.” Investigations into both shootings are ongoing. APPRECIATION The High Command of The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force as well as the graduating class of the 1st Joint Graduation Ceremony of The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force and The St. Kitts and Nevis Fire and Rescue Services, will like to publicly thank the general public for their show of support during the historic passing out parade recently held at the Police Training Complex. Your cooperation and support is always solicited and we look forward toward your future involvement.
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