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No Serious Crime Recorded over Easter Holidays

A release from the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force detailed various breaches around the island, however, “no serious crimes were reported.”

According to the report during the course of the Easter Holidays (April 02, 2021, to April 05, 2021), the following COVID-19 related breaches were recorded  73 curfew breaches with 7 individuals arrested as a result, 2 bar owners arrested for operational breaches (charges expected in both instances), 3 mass crowd gatherings (at beaches and rivers), 2 omnibus operators warned for exceeding the passenger limits and 1 individual cautioned for operating loudspeakers.

Other police operations which were conducted islandwide resulted in 12 arrests, 9 Search warrants executed, 299 Persons searched, 890 Vehicles checked during traffic checks, 21 Vehicles impounded (including 14 motorcycles), 111 Tickets issued, 58 Dangerous instruments seized, 14 Rounds of ammunition recovered and 69 Warnings issued during traffic checks for various infractions.

The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force pleasingly informed the public that together with the recorded breaches and operations undertaken, no serious crimes were reported during the period under review.

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