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Police Operation Results In Several Arrests For Drug Possession

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On Friday April 28, 2023 about 6:00 a.m.  During a joint police operation Officers of the Criminal Investigations Department, Vulnerable Persons Team, Bicycle Patrol and Special Services Unit conducted an operation within the Central Division of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force.

The purpose of the operation was to conduct searches at various locations.

In light of this, a contingent of Officers proceeded to several locations where searches were conducted. During the conduct of that operation a quantity of Controlled Drugs was recovered.

A total of four (4) Search Warrants were executed and a total of six (6) individuals were apprehended for the offences of Possession of Controlled Drugs and Possession with intent to Supply.

During the execution of the Search Warrant on the premises of Justus Leo and Lyn Peterson at Belaire a quantity of Controlled Drugs to wit Cannabis was recovered.

Justus Leo and Lyn Peterson were arrested and charged for the offence of Possession of Cannabis, Possession of Cannabis Resin and Possession with Intent to Supply.

They were escorted to the First District court and granted bail each in the sum of four thousand five hundred ($4500) dollars cash or suitable surety.

During the execution of a second Search Warrant on the premises of Tony Emanius at Belaire several packages of Controlled drugs to wit Cannabis was recovered.

Four (4) persons were arrested and charged for the offence of Possession of Controlled Drugs and Possession with Intent to Supply, they are the following:

1)Tony Emanius of Belaire

2) Karam Emanius of Belaire

3) Kerlana Jackson of Belaire

4) Curlyna Francios of Jacmel

They were each charged for the offence of Possession of Controlled Drugs and Possession with Intent to Supply. They were escorted to the First District court and granted bail each in the sum of five thousand ($5000) dollars cash or suitable surety.

SOURCE: Royal Saint Lucia Police Force

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5 COMMENTS

  1. why are people still being charged for ganja to me.that not making sense. that alone can cause slp to loose next election. there are big tuna in places like cap estate why go after little cawang in Belaire

  2. @meme and who knows some times its a small quantity of drugs. i wish they would go behind those that have the guns in those areas. and like you say about the big tuna i sure nothing has come out for the container that was found with drugs some years ago.

  3. Wow, cannabis? What a waste of resources. There are guns and actual drugs on island and you all are pressed to make operations and arrests for cannabis? As a US citizen who spends a significant amount of time in St Lucia I think that this is a joke! Keep up with the changing times and stop criminalizing your citizens for a natural grown herb. This is embarrassing.

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