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Special Police Constable Charged for Hosting Unlawful Gathering

On Sunday, March 14, 2021, officers attached to the Gros Islet Police Station received information that a social gathering, with accompanying loud music, was being hosted at a location in Beausejour, Gros Islet.

According to officials from the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force, no permits for social gatherings or the operation of loud speakers have been granted by the office of the Commissioner of Police, nor any other duly authorized individual.

“Officers proceeded to the said location and a conversation with the apparent host ensued. Requests were made to shut down the activity which were not adhered to. The host of the activity, who failed to comply with the lawful directives was subsequently arrested” a release stated.

Caron Samuel, the apparent host of the unlawful gathering, was formally charged on Monday, March 15, 2021. She appeared before a magistrate, today, March 16, 2021, where she was granted bail in the sum of $500.00 cash or suitable surety. The matter was adjourned to May 12, 2021 for case management. Samuel, is employed as a Special Police Constable within the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force.

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