This week in crime…

Israel Williams of Roxborough Street, Newtown was arrested, formally charged and cautioned for the offence of driving a motor vehicle without insurance. 

Calvin Browne of Stapleton Village was arrested, formally charged and cautioned for the offences of assault, obstruction and use of indecent language. He was granted bail in the sum of EC$5000 for his appearance at the Basseterre Magistrate Court on November 6.  

Skadeaj Dickenson of Stapleton was arrested, formally charged and cautioned for the offences of battery of a police officer, use of threatening language, resisting arrest and obstruction. He was granted bail in the sum of EC$5000 for his appearance at the Basseterre Magistrate Court on November 6. 

Crispin Crossley of Basseterre was granted bail in the sum of EC$10,000 for his appearance at the Basseterre Magistrate court on November 13. 

In matters at the District A Magistrate Court, presided over by His Honour Mr. Benjamin the following convictions were reported:

Wilford Grey of Jamaica who resides at Buckley’s Estate pleaded guilty to false pretence and escaping custody at the RLB International Airport and endangering persons. He was sentenced to twelve months suspended sentence and pay compensation in the sum of $5,500 forthwith and three months in prison for endangering persons.

Asgarille Rogers of McKnight was found guilty for abusive language and was remanded for sentencing.

Shereene Francis of Park Range was found guilty and placed on a bond to keep the peace for six months or return to court for sentencing.

In matters at the the Charlestown Magistrate Court presided over by Her Honour Ms. Yasmine Clarke the following convictions were reported:

Britany Paola Peets of Malone Avenue, St. Kitts was convicted and sentenced to four years imprisonment for the following offences: two counts of importing cocaine, making a false declaration to a customs officer, making a false statement to a customs officer, possession of cocaine, and possession of cocaine with intent to supply.

Jeffery Lewis of Fountain was convicted and fined EC$800 to be paid in three months or, if in default, serve six months imprisonment for the offence of battery.

Akeem Dos Santos of Church Ground was convicted and fined EC$1000 to be paid in three months or, if in default, serve six months for the offence of larceny. 

The St. Kitts and Nevis Police Force have responded to three reports of house breaking and larceny which occurred during this period in the areas of Victoria Road, Taylors Extension Project and Bladens.

The Police have continued to conduct stop and search exercises, vehicular check points, searches at ferry terminals and marinas, as well as mobile patrols around the Federation. These are being completed to remove illegal firearms, ammunition, illegal drugs and instruments that can be used to commit crimes in the community.