Theft & Drugs – Royal Barbados Police Force busy in Season of Love: Trio sentenced & close to 300 lbs of Cannabis seized
An operation was conducted on the morning of Wednesday 15th February 2012 by the Police Drug Squad, assisted by the Barbados Coast Guard at Enterprise, Christ Church, where 246.4 lbs of cannabis concealed in 5 plastic containers and a fishing boat were seized. One Barbadian national was taken into custody.
Investigations are continuing…
In the meantime – the following persons were arrested and jointly charged for 24 counts of theft which occurred across the island between July 2011 and February 2012. Property recovered included generators, welding plants, power washers, hedge trimmers, tools, weed trimmers, and electric drills.
1. Michael Fernando Bullen, 38 years of King Street, St. Michael;
2. Lee Sebastian Medford, 31 years of Phillips Drive, Pine, St. Michael; and
3. Mervin Antonio Niles, 24 years, of Butlers Avenue, Gall Hill, Christ Church.
The remaining case has been referred to the Holetown Magistrate Court, for Wednesday 22nd February 2012.
- David Welch | Inspector
Public Relations Officer of the RBPF