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Police Arrest Three People After Seizing Illegal Guns, Ammunition

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On Thursday, September 14, 2023, the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force conducted a joint Operation along the Micoud and Mon Repos Highways.

The operation included personnel from various Police Stations and Tactical Units.

Traffic checks formed a major part of the operation, which resulted in two hundred and forty-nine [249] vehicles being checked, and nineteen [19] of these vehicles were searched.

A total of ten [10] tickets were issued: Four [4] tickets were issued for Failing to Produce Driver’s Licences, four [4] tickets were issued for Failing to Display Stickers, one [1] ticket was issued for Riding without Headgear and one [1] ticket for an Unroadworthy Vehicle.

Two [2] out of the nineteen [19] motor vehicle searches resulted in the discovery of illegal weapons: one [1] 9mm pistol with two [2] magazines and forty-six [46] rounds of ammunition and one [1] 9mm pistol with three [3] rounds of ammunition.

The firearms and ammunition were seized, and three persons were arrested in reference to these matters. Charges are expected to be preferred.

The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force would like to thank all those involved in the success of this operation. Saint Lucia belongs to the people; the Police Force is here to serve the people to make our island home a safer place for all.

SOURCE: Royal Saint Lucia Police Force

 

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4 COMMENTS

  1. More regular checks needed to be carried out without notice in various area, also some of the back roads as well, a network is well established to transmit info where police are conducting road checks so more collaborations need to take place on the law enforcement part. BRAVO, lets see if we have any incompetent magistrate now.

  2. Good. Conduct frisk and search at the north and south ends of Bruceville too. Scooter riders and other motor vehicle operators and see how many guns you all will get. I SHOULD KNOW what I’m talking about

  3. Nineteen vehicles searched and two found with weapons. This particular check yielded just over 10% discovery. That’s pretty high under any security condition. I would like to know the results of previous searches this year. Much of the reason for the proliferation of weapons was the lack of vehicle searches.
    For a long time there were hardly any vehicle searches conducted. No one was curious about what was transported. This was a disaster that was in the making. To curb crime, the police must control the road system. This is one of the cardinal rules of security

  4. some police sending messages to their friends letting them know where they having road blocks. Yes no one told me.i know it.

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