POLICE BLOTTER

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ARRESTS

Anthony Daniel and Sheldon Woolward both of West Farm were on Friday 1st August 2008 arrested and charged with the offence of wounding with intent, an offence that was committed on 25th July 2008.

Vernon Lake of Newton Ground was arrested and charged on Friday 1st August 2008 with the offences of rape and indecent assault, offences that were committed on 27th July 2008.

Cleve David of Government Road, Nevis, was arrested and charged on Friday 1st August 2008 with the offence of building breaking and larceny. The offence was committed on 29th July 2008.

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Jason Thomas of Half Way Tree was on Monday 4th August 2008 arrested and charged with the offences of threatening language, indecent language, throwing missiles, battery on police, resisting arrest and assault.

Kevin Jeffers of Lime Kiln was arrested and charged on Monday 4th August 2008 with the offence of insulting language.

Joseph Hanley alias ‘Limes’ of Fiennes Avenue was arrested and charged on Monday 4th August 2008 with the offence of possession of cannabis.

Jermaine Browne of Sandy Point was on Monday 4th August 2008 arrested and charged with the offence of robbery, an offence that was committed on 21st June 2008.

Timothy Akers of Tabernacle was on Monday 4th August 2008 arrested and charged with the offence of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Leroy Daniel of Water Works, Cayon, and Elvis Roberts of Sarah Bowry, Upper Cayon, were both arrested and charged on 4th August 2008 with the offences of possession of cannabis, possession with intent to supply and cultivation of cannabis.

Donald Amory of Prospect, Nevis, was arrested and charged on Monday 4th August 2008 with the offence of possession of cannabis.

OPERATION

On Saturday 2nd August 2008 Police conducted stop and search operations in the Basseterre area and a number of individuals and vehicles were stopped and searched for illegal drugs, arms and ammunition. Cecil Clarke of Monkey Hill, Mervin Jeremy of Thibou Avenue, Denzil ‘Para’ Williams of Fort Thomas Road and Omax Bye of St. Johnson Village were all arrested and charged with the offence of possession of cannabis after the car they were travelling in was stopped and searched and a quantity of marijuana was found.

CONVICTION

On Friday 1st August 2008 Sherry Roberts of Lower Cayon appeared before the District ‘A’ Magistrate Court and was convicted for the offence of larceny by finding.  The offence was committed when Roberts found a cell phone belonging to Lionel Francis, and failed to ascertain who was the owner and kept the phone for her own use. She was ordered to pay $600.00 in compensation to Mr. Francis by 29th July 2008 or serve one month in prison. The phone was subsequently returned to Mr. Francis.

TRAFFIC CONVICTIONS

Xania Collin of Cayon appeared before the District ‘A’ magistrate Court on Thursday 31st July 2008 and was convicted and fined $150.00 payable in two days or serve 14 days in prison for the offence of driving without a valid or unexpired license. In addition, Collin was convicted and fined $1,500.00 for driving without insurance. The fine must be paid in two days or he will spend 14 days in prison.

Dennis Liburd of Westbourne Ghaut also appeared before the said court and was convicted and fined $100.00 forthwith, or 14 days in prison for parking in a no parking.

Renaldo Ribeiro of Bird Rock appeared before the court and was convicted for careless driving and fined $650.00 to be paid in two weeks or serve one week in prison.

Komal Boyal also of Bird Rock appeared before the said court and was fined $500.00 in two days or serve one month in prison for driving without a valid and unexpired license. She was also fined $1,000.00 in two days or one month in prison for driving without insurance. Boyal was sentenced to one week in prison for driving when disqualified from holding or obtaining a driver’s license. Offences were committed July 26th 2008. On 19th June 2008 she was convicted by the court for driving without a driver’s licence and insurance, and was disqualified from holding or obtaining a licence for 3 months. She was further disqualified from holding or obtaining a driver’s licence for 12 months.

Clinton Merrit of Trafalgar who was charged with the offence of driving without due care and attention also appeared before the court and was convicted and cautioned.

VENEZUELAN EMBASSY DONATES TO POLICE FOOTBALL CLUB

The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force was once again recipient of a generous gesture when on Friday 1st August 2008; Cruz de Jesus Bello donated a cheque valued at US $500.00 to the Police Football Club. Mr. Cruz de Jesus Bello who is the Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to St. Kitts stated that he was happy to assist the Police. Sergeant Adolph Adams president of the Police Sports Club and Constable John Bergan, manager of the Police Football team, were on hand to accept the cheque and expressed their appreciation on behalf of the Commissioner of Police and the entire Police Force for the timely gift. Sergeant Adams pledged to use the monies for the purpose it was intended.

ARRESTS

Valentine Graham of Carty Alley, Newtown, and Joseph ‘Limes’ Hanley of Fiennes Avenue, were both arrested and charged on Wednesday 6th August 2008 with the offence of praedial larceny. The offence was committed on 4th August 2008.

Harsha and Chad Elliot of John England Village were both arrested and charged on Wednesday 6th August 2008 with the offence of robbery, an offence that was committed on 2nd August 2008.

Jamie Charles of Phillips Village was arrested and charged on Wednesday 6th August 2008 with the offence of indecent assault, an offence that was committed on 4th August 2008.

CONVICTIONS

Synrick Hendrickson of Dieppe Bay appeared before the District ‘B’ Magistrate Court on Wednesday 6th August 2008 and was convicted for beating Charles Duggins of Dieppe Bay on 10th January 2008.  He was ordered to pay $500.00 in two months or serve one month in prison.

A 17 year old juvenile from Sprott Street also appeared before the court and was convicted for robbing a 15 year old juvenile on 12th June 2008 at Dorsette Village and sentenced to six months in prison. The 17 year old was also convicted for the offence of battery on police which was committed on 16th June 2008 and sentenced to prison for three months. The sentences are to run consecutively. He was also convicted for carrying abroad an offensive weapon and resisting arrest and was cautioned.

Valentine Graham of Carty Alley, Newtown, and Joseph ‘Limes’ Hanley of Fiennes Avenue both appeared before the District ‘A’ Magistrate Court on Thursday 7th August 2008 and were convicted for the offence of praedial larceny. Hanley was sentenced to one month in prison and Graham was ordered to pay $800.00 in three months or serve one month in prison.  The two were arrested on August 4th 2008 when they were found on the premises of Kelsick Wilkin and Ferdinand stealing mangoes.