PRESS RELEASE – During a traffic check on the Richfond Highway on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, officers attached to the Richfond Police Station intercepted a white Toyota Swift motor car, registration number PE 172.
At the time of the interception, the motor car was driven by 32-year-old Prince Richardson of Lanse Road, Castries.
Also on that vehicle were: 25-year-old Davis James of Coral Street, 40-year-old Roger “Spooner” Charles of Leslie Land and 23-year-old Ken Louis of La Clery, Castries.
A search was conducted of that vehicle as was well as its occupants. A quantity of green plant material suspected to be Cannabis was retrieved.
All four individuals were arrested and charged for possession of a controlled drug and possession with the intent to supply a controlled drug.
They appeared before the Second District Court in Dennery on Thursday, August 14, 2014. Davis James accepted liability for the drugs and pleaded guilty on each charge.
He was convicted and fined $1,800.00 on the charge of possession of a controlled drug and was Cautioned, Reprimanded and Discharged on the charge of possession with the intent to supply a controlled drug.
The money is to be paid by August 31, 2014 or in default 6 months imprisonment.
The charges against Richardson, Charles and Louis were withdrawn.