Update on operation at Dennery

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Update on operation at Dennery


POLICE PRESS RELEASE –
 On Thursday August 7, 2014, officers attached to the Richfond Police Station preferred charges against two men of Deniere Riviere, Dennery.

30-year-old Kerry “Ribena” Jn. Baptiste was charged for the following offences: Possession of a Controlled Drug, Possession with Intent to Supply a Controlled Drug, Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm, Possession of Ammunition and Possession of Firearm with the Intent to Injure Joel Nelson of Deniere Riviere, Dennery.

47-year-old Nelson “Parkay” Cherries was charged for Possession of Firearm and Possession of ammunition.

Both men appeared before the Second District Court in Dennery on Thursday, July 7, 2014 and were each bailed in the sum of $3,000.00 cash or suitable surety on each charge. They were also bailed with conditions such as reporting to the Richfond Police Station and surrendering of all travel documents. They are expected to make another court appearance on August 18, 2014.

Cherries and Nelson were arrested on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 after officers attached to the Richfond and Dennery Police Stations executed search warrants on their premises.

 

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  1. bailed for possession of unlicensed fire arms,are the govt serious in combating crime in st.lucia,needs an iron fist.

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  2. I really thought a 5 year sentence was mandatory for firearm possession so why this is not implemented? That would surly sent a positive messages.These small fines for intended criminals is a joke.The police work so hard to get the guns off the streets but the magistrates seems to be a joke with their fines.

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