The City Police Department has warned that it will be cracking down on carnival revellers who choose to urinate in public.
“The City Police will be out in full force over the carnival season and will be on the lookout for persons committing violations against section 503 of the criminal code,” the department said in a release to St Lucia Times.
The release made special mention of individuals who use the area of the Dennery bus stand as a ‘urinal zone”.
This week a 42 year old male construction worker pleaded guilty to the offence of indecent exposure on Carl Crescent Street and was fined $500 when he appeared in the First District Court, it was reported.
According to the City Police, the accused was given two months to pay the fine and in default, one month in prison.
Earlier this month, the City Police announced that they had recorded a total of fifty arrests for indecent exposure in the Saint Lucia capital between March 2018 and June 2019.
Indecent exposure accounted for most of the arrests followed by 28 cases of the possession of dangerous weapons and 26 for disorderly behavior, the law enforcement officials stated.