During an operation conducted on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, on Martin Luther King Street in Vieux Fort, five firearms and a wide range of ammunition were recovered at a residence. The firearms recovered included an AR15 Rifle and four pistols (three 9mm and one .40mm).
According to the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force, approximately 110 rounds of ammunition, of varying caliber, were also recovered by officers during the operation. Additionally, several black ski masks, two bulletproof vests, as well as a number of controlled drugs, were confiscated.
A series of operations conducted in the Dennery village, commencing on May 5, 2021, resulted in the recovery of one Smith and Wesson pistol, with 7 rounds of ammunition and one Taurus 9mm pistol with 13 rounds of ammunition. Two bulletproof vests were found and seized by officers.
Six individuals were arrested during the conduct of the operations and charges are expected to be preferred in short order.