POLICE PRESS RELEASE – About 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 7, 2014, officers attached to the Marine Unit of the southern division intercepted a French built fiberglass canoe, about 6 nautical miles southwest of Choiseul.
The vessel was boarded and a search was conducted on it, as well as its two male occupants. The officers discovered two large polythene bags containing what is suspected to be cannabis.
The men were arrested and subsequently charged for drug related offences on Monday, September 8, 2014. They are 26-year-old Garvin Emmanuel of Marigot and 42-year-old Ericson Leo of Jacmel, Anse La Raye.
The men are expected to make a court appearance at the Second District Court in Soufriere on Tuesday, September, 9, 2014.