ARRESTS Trevor Sweeney of St. Johnson Avenue was on 28th November 2008 arrested and charged for the offence of possession of cannabis. Jason “Axe” Stevens of Keys Village was arrested and charged on 28th November 2008 for the offences of resisting arrest, disorderly conduct by fighting and for escaping lawful custody. Devon Hodge of Farm’s Housing Project was arrested and charge on 1st December 2008 for the offence of robbery, an offence that was committed on 28th November 2008. Wilfred Thomas of Fig tree, Sandy Point, was on 1st December 2008 arrested and charged for the offence of battery on police. Carlton Tyson of Jessup’s Village was arrested and charged on 1st December 2008 on two counts of obstruction and battery on police. The offences were committed on 29th November 2008. Ivan Hull of Conaree Village was on 27th November 2008 arrested and charged for the offence of threatening language. The offence was committed on 25th November 2008. Talbert Warner of Verchilds was arrested and charged on 27th November 2008 on two counts of embezzlement, offences that were committed on 24th January 2005 and 2nd February 2006. Cedric Dias of West farm was arrested and charged on 27th November 2008 for the offence of unlawful carnal knowledge. A 17 year old juvenile from Lower Shear Lane was on 29th November 2008 arrested and charged for the offence of possession of cannabis. Denzil “Para” Williams of Fort Thomas Road, Devon Ryan of Temple Alley and Bernard Berry of Mc Knight were all arrested and charged for the offence of possession of cannabis on 27th November 2008 after the car they were travelling in was stopped and searched and a quantity of marijuana was found under the seat. COURT CONVICTIONS Curtlyn Walters of Sandy Point appeared before the District “B” Magistrate Court on 28th November 2008 and was convicted and ordered to perform 10 hours of community service at the Sandy Point Police Station. Marlon Kelly of Boyd’s Village was convicted for beating David Kelly of the said village having appeared before the District “B” Magistrate Court on Tuesday 2nd December 2008. He was ordered to pay $800.00 in three months or serve one month in prison. Chad Seaton of Bird rock appeared before the District “A” Magistrate Court on Wednesday 3rd December 2008 to answer the charges of battery and harassment and was convicted and fined $750.00 to be paid in one month or serve one month in prison. In addition, Seaton was also convicted for the second offence and was ordered to keep the peace for a one year period during which time he is expected to be of good behavior. He was also ordered not to have contact with, and to stay at least 100 feet away from and the complainant. Dion Phillip of LaGuerite also appeared before the same court and was convicted and fined $450.00 payable in three months or serve one month in prison. Phillip was also disqualified from holding a driver’s licence for a one month period. Additionally, Phillip was convicted for having cannabis in his possession and was ordered to pay $800.00 in three months or serve one month in prison. ARMED ROBBERY INVESTIGATION Police are investigating a robbery that occurred on Monday 1st December 2008 at Upper Monkey Hill at about 11 a.m. Investigations reveal that a man was held at gun point at his home by two masked gun men who demanded money. The man was struck at the back of his head with a gun and the perpetrators made their escape with $300.00 which was stolen from the home owner. Investigations are ongoing. DRUGS FOUND Police discovered and uprooted 200 marijuana seedlings and 10 three feet tall marijuana trees while conducting patrols on 1st December 2008 in the Upper Monkey Hill area. The plants were taken into custody but no one was held accountable for the find. Routine stop and search operations were also conducted in the Basseterre area for illegal drugs, arms and ammunitions. Twelve (12) individuals were stopped and searched along with a vehicle. A quantity of marijuana was found in a nearby building while executing a search. The drugs were taken into custody but no one was held accountable.
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