Officers attached to the Choiseul Police Station responded to a report of a possible COVID-19 protocol breach on Saturday, March 13, 2021, at Victoria, Choiseul, where a mass crowd activity was ongoing.
Information relayed to officers indicated that a cockfight was in progress.
According to the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force, no mass crowd gatherings are permitted during this period and no approval of any such activity was granted by the Office of the Commissioner of Police. No one acting on behalf of the Commissioner of Police, granted permission to host the activity.
On arrival, the officers conducted enquiries and were able to identify the host of the activity. He was arrested and escorted into police custody. Myron Joseph, a resident of Victoria, Choiseul, was later charged for hosting a mass crowd gathering and was bailed on his own recognizance to appear before the court, on April 26, 2021.