Officers attached to the Police Marine Unit of the Southern Division intercepted two vessels with cannabis off the coast of Moule A Chique within the territorial waters of Saint Lucia over the weekend.
On Saturday, August 31, 2013, a pirogue viz ‘Wanted’ was intercepted with 21.5 pounds of what appeared to be cannabis. Two Vieux Fort residents were arrested and taken into custody.
On Sunday, September 1, 2013, a second pirogue viz ‘Natural’ was intercepted with 138 pounds of what appeared to be cannabis. Two Dennery residents are currently in police custody.
All individuals are expected to be charged for possession of a controlled drug and possession with the intent to supply a controlled drug.