(St. Lucia News Online) — Police officials are confident that arrests will be made after 84kg of suspected cannabis was discovered on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at Ti Trou, Dennery.
Police said the seizure was made during a joint operation with officers of the Drug Unit and the Special Services Unit.
No additional information was provided.
Investigations continue into the matter and police sources said that their leads are promising.
This news comes as the police revealed that two men from Dennery were arrested and charged after they were each discovered with a pistol and ammunition.
“On Thursday, October 22, 2020, about 11:50 p.m. Lester Eugene alias Circle of La Pointe, Dennery and Lencius St. Juste of Derniere Riviere, Dennery, were arrested and subsequently charged, after each was found in possession of a pistol and ammunition. They were both charged for the unlawful possession of firearm and ammunition. They were granted bail in the sum of $10,000 (Possession of Firearm) and $5000.00 (Possession of Ammunition),” police said in a statement.