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  vehicles being checked, and nineteen  of these vehicles were searched.
A total of ten  tickets were issued: Four  tickets were issued for Failing to Produce Driver’s Licences, four  tickets were issued for Failing to Display Stickers, one  ticket was issued for Riding without Headgear and one  ticket for an Unroadworthy Vehicle.
Two  out of the nineteen  motor vehicle searches resulted in the discovery of illegal weapons: one  9mm pistol with two  magazines and forty-six  rounds of ammunition and one  9mm pistol with three  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