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Court Imposes Fine, Jail Term For Default On SPC For Illegal Gun & Ammunition

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Following a police operation in La Guerre, Babonneau, on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, Special Police Constable Jevon Joseph was arrested and subsequently charged for unlawfully being in possession of a firearm (a .380 pistol) and ammunition (13 rounds of .380 ammunition).

He was placed on suspension from duty by the Commissioner of Police, Crusita Descartes-Pelius, in accordance with the provisions of the Police Act.

On Friday, November 18, 2022, twenty (20) year old Jevon Joseph plead guilty to the above mentioned charges.

He was fined $20,000.00 for Possession of Firearm and $10,000.00 cash for possession of ammunition, in default six (6) months imprisonment on each count.

SOURCE: Royal Saint Lucia Police Force

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3 COMMENTS

  1. 10,000$ USD or 30 grand ECD $ and what…just sign in? …..Come on ParlimentariaNS….. you need to shake sheet up bc it’s not working what YoU ALL are Doin’ obviously! Step it up Magistrates , SSU,RSLP where did the gun come from? Was it forensics tested? Or we can’t do that yet in 2023….!.? Woiii

  2. Shame on this magistrate, all you are the cause of all the crime in St. LUCIA. You should resign with immediate effect. Why 6 months in prison? Where is the 15 years that was passed bin parliament?

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