A court has granted bail to a Conway, Castries resident arrested and charged with attempted murder and drug possession.
Police identified the accused as Brendan Thomas, alias Brendan Charles.
A police press release indicated that officers executed a search warrant on his premises during an early morning operation on Friday in Dennery and the Central Division.
The officers found 30 foil wraps of Cannabis Resin, a quantity of suspected Crack Cocaine, a quantity of suspected marijuana, and $2055.55.
At the end of the search, the law enforcement officials arrested Thomas for possessing the items and for attempting to cause the death of Carlton Biscette.
Biscette sustained a gunshot wound to the chest on Thursday in Conway at the hands of a ‘known individual’.
Emergency personnel from the Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) rushed the victim to the hospital, where he was reported in stable condition.
According to the police, when Brendan Thomas alias Brendan Charles appeared before the court charged with drug possession and attempted murder in the Conway shooting incident, he received bail as follows:
Possession of Cannabis Resin – seven hundred dollars ($700.00)
Possession of Crack Cocaine – seven hundred dollars ($700.00)
Intent to Supply Cannabis Resin – one thousand dollars $1,000.00)
Intent to Supply Crack Cocaine – one thousand dollars ($1,000.00)
Attempted Murder – ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00)