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Police are reporting success in their crack down on crime following a series of joint operations conducted simultaneously in various communities in the Northern Division on Monday this week.

One such operation, was conducted was along the Millennium Highway, during which time, thirty nine tickets were issued, one stolen motorcar recovered, five motorcars and one motorcycle were impounded.

A quantity of weapons, ammunition and drugs including two firearms: a .38 Revolver with five (5) rounds of ammunition and a 9mm Beretta with eleven (11) hollow point rounds, three (3) cutlasses, four (4) pairs of scissors, ten (10) knives, two (2) pounds of cannabis, and one quarter pound of cocaine were also recovered.

During another operation conducted in the communities of Gros Islet and Babonneau, ninety one (91) tickets were issued for various traffic violations, nine (9) motor vehicles were impounded and a small quantity of narcotics was seized.

A total of nine individuals have been arrested as a result of the police operations in relation to various offences along the Millennium Highway.

Ricardo Peterson of Ciceron, Castries and Eldon Palton of Jn. Baptiste Street, Castries, were charged with the offences of Possession of Controlled Drugs and Possession of Controlled Drugs with Intent to Supply. They were escorted to the First District Court on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, where they were each granted bail in the sum of $4000.00, cash or suitable surety.

Earlan Auguste of Entrepot, Castries, Kauda Tuitt of Goodlands, Castries, Jefferson Louis of Waterworks Road, Castries, Mark Grant of Bocage, Castries and Brad Armstrong of Ciceron, Castries were charged with the offences of Possession of Firearm and Ammunition. They were brought before the First District Court, where they were all remanded in custody, to reappear on February 15, 2018.

Junior St. Claire and Jn. Marie Pelage both residents of La Pointe, Dennery, were charged with the offence of Possession of Controlled Drugs. They are scheduled to reappear before the First District Court on March 2, 2018.

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