On Sunday, 30th September 2012, a joint operation exercise between the Special Services Unit, Criminal Investigations Department, Traffic Department and the Task Force led to the arrest of several individuals.
At 7:00 pm, Alexander Auguste, also Known as Belly of Bay Street, Gros Islet, was arrested and charged for the possession of a controlled drug and possession with the intent to supply a controlled drug. At the time of the arrest, the said individual was travelling on a vehicle which was intercepted at Sunny Acres, Castries.
Meanwhile, on the Bexon Highway, officers stopped a green motor omnibus registration number PJ1870 driven by 45-year-old Keithan Ross Yarde of Sans Souci. A search was conducted on the vehicle as well as its occupants. During the search two live rounds of a 12 Gauge shot gun was recovered and a sum of 7,610 Euros. The occupants were 38-year-old Jacques Palmer of Crown Lands, Bexon, and 43-year-old Fiona Norville of Sans Souci. All three individuals were arrested and charged for possession of ammunition.
On Tuesday, 2nd October 2012, the above mentioned individuals were taken before the court to answer to the said charges. They were bailed in the sum of $1,000 respectively. They were bailed on certain conditions as follows:
1) Surrender all travelling documents
2) Report to the Beat and Patrol Department every Wednesday.
3) Not to apply for any travelling documents without the court’s permission.
The matter was adjourned to Friday, November 23rd, 2012