Police Lay 68 Charges After Seizing Illegal Guns, Ammunition In Vieux Fort

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Press Release:- Officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department in Vieux Fort preferred a total of sixty-eight (68) charges against several males, following an operation conducted between 2:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 on Martin Luther King Street, Vieux Fort.

During the operation, a total of five (5) firearms and over one hundred (100) rounds of live ammunition were recovered. 

Irkey Leonce Bernard, Marlon Preudhomme, Arenato Soumere, Dante Jn Baptiste, Shaquille Joseph and Dahved Augustin all of Martin Luther King Street, Vieux Fort were charged for the offences of Unlawful Possession of Firearm and Possession of Ammunition.

Dante Jn Baptiste and Marlon Preudhomme were also charged for the offences of Possession of a Controlled Drug to wit; “Cannabis” and Possession of Controlled Drugs to wit; “Cannabis” with the Intention to Supply. 

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The defendants were remanded in custody in relation to the charges of Possession of Firearm and Ammunition, to reappear before the Second District Court on Tuesday, June 8, 2021.


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