| Update on Drugs found in Moule-a-Chique!!!!
The Southern section of the Police Marine Unit hauled in an unusual
catch during a successful ‘fishing’ expedition. At 10:43
pm Saturday 30th April 2005, one of the Unit’s patrol boats
spotted a suspicious vessel just off Moule-a –Chique, Vieux
The Patrol craft called on the vessel to stop, but instead,
the fiberglass fishing canoe named “Explorer” sped
off into the darkness. The Police Officers however gave chase
and were eventually forced to disable the engine of the fleeing
boat. A total of 192.5 pounds (87.5kilos) of marijuana was found
All five occupants were charged with Possession of Marijuana,
Importation of Marijuana and Possession with intent to supply.
1. Coressa Dane Foster 28 a vendor of Babonneau;
2. Dexter Vitalis aka ‘Marlon’ 29 (the boat captain)
3. Kervin Joseph aka ‘Jah Love’ 23 of Babonneau;
4. Alwin Cadore aka ‘Greensman’ 43 a Grenadian national;
5. Saymoste Emmanuel aka ‘Poisson’ 37 of Dennery.
The Captain Dexter Vitalis was also charged with Refusing to Stop.
They appeared before the Second District Court on Wednesday 16th
November 2005. Kevin Joseph pleaded guilty to the possession of
the drugs and was sentenced to three years imprisonment. Alvin
Cadore was fined the sum of $350 to be paid forthwith. The charges
against the rest of the persons involved were withdrawn.
For further information contact the RSLPF Public Relations Office:
Tel: 456-3726/7, or Fax 456-3728. Email email@example.com