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Police Seize Drugs, Ammunition In Babonneau


On Saturday 8 April, 2023 about 4:30 a.m.  officers of the Criminal Investigations Department and the Special Services Unit, Castries conducted an operation in the communities of Fond Cannie and Hill 20, Babonneau.

During the operation, a search warrant was executed on the premises of Al Joseph of Hill 20, Babonneau. Where a large quantity of Marijuana, Controlled Drugs was recovered. Al Joseph was arrested and detained in Police custody.

Al Joseph of Hill 20, Babonneau was charged for the Possession of Controlled Drugs and pleaded guilty for the offence, he was fined Two thousand, two hundred and sixty-five ($2265.00) dollars to be paid by June, 2023 and in default five (5) months in prison.

A second Search Warrant was executed on the premises of Melvin Saltibus alias Rambo at Fond Cannie, Babonneau. Nothing evidential value was recovered and Melvin Saltibus was escorted to the Babonneau Police Station, where he was interviewed and later released.

After being released another Search Warrant was executed at his home on the same day, where officers recovered seven (7) rounds of ammunition which consisted of three (3) 9mm and four (4) .380 carliber.

Melvin Saltibus alias Rambo of Fond Cannie, Babonneau was charged with two counts of Possession of Ammunition and granted bail in the sum of fourteen thousand ($14,000.00) dollars cash or suitable surety and other bail conditions.

SOURCE: Royal Saint Lucia Police Force

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  1. this doesnt add up. you had a warrant to search you went in his premises and found nothing then you took him to the station for questioning then you released him and another search warrant was issued to search him again the very same day he was released and then you found ammunition? so how comes the ammuniton was never recovered the first time around? anyway good job guys

  2. when will yall execute a search warrant on OTF in bois den jacmel.? it is said the Marigot and Anse La Raye police cant be trusted

  3. Good question, some of so call police are low down and dirty for a few penny they will sell their souls to the devil

  4. You’ll can delete all you’ll want. You’ll have to delete the message that person are mentioning persons name in their comments

  5. These So called Magestrates Contributing to persons having Unlicensed Firearms and Ammunition They Refuse to impose the Maximum Penalty on persons with these illegal guns and Ammunition

  6. I am totally disgusted by the court system and only endangering the police officers, including their families by extension. I also wanted to believed that the magistrate don’t trust the police force in doing their job by cooking up there reports. The delinquency lies between the police and the court.

  7. Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. So tell me, where is the firearm for those bullets that were seized?


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