On Tuesday, November 14, 2023, about 10:00 PM, the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force conducted a comprehensive operation in the community of Dennery. The operation involved stop and search exercises, traffic checks, and patrols.
This operation led to a large number of vehicles being stopped and searched. Several traffic violations were also identified and the vehicle operators were charged for the respective offences.
On Wednesday, November 15, 2023, about 2:00 AM officers attached to the Northern Division conducted a mobile patrol along the John Compton Highway near the Castries Harbour.
The officers observed and pursued a group of male individuals near the Castries Fisheries Complex.
This resulted in the apprehension of four male suspects, the recovery of one (1) 9mm calibre firearm and a ten (10) rounds of 9mm ammunition.
Investigations into the circumstances surrounding this incident are ongoing.
The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force is committed to ensuring the safety and security of all people in Saint Lucia.
We will continue to exercise extreme vigilance and utilize proactive approaches to tackling gun violence and other crimes.
The information you provide is crucial in this fight. Let’s continue to collaborate, dial 555 and report anonymously, today.
SOURCE: Royal Saint Lucia Police Force. Headline photo: Stock image.