(ZIZ News) — Collaboration between Police and Customs Officers Resulted in Drug Seizure and Arrest
The keen observation and quick thinking by customs officers of Her Majesty’s Customs and Excise Department at the Robert LLewellyn Bradshaw International Airport, lead to a collaborative investigation with the police which lead to the discovery and seizure of just over a half a kilogram of cocaine, and the arrest of a citizen of the Federation who was returning to the country.
Ellia Indira Jeffers of Lockhart Street was formally arrested and charged for Importation of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine Intent to Supply, Importation, Possession of Restricted Goods – Cocaine, Signing an Untrue Declaration, and Making an Untrue Statement to a Customs Officer, which were committed on Saturday 6th September 2014 at the Robert LLewellyn Bradshaw International Airport . She is presently remanded at Her Majesty Prison.
Commissioner CG Walwyn therefore takes this opportunity to praise the customs and police officers who were instrumental in this investigation, and encouraged this type of collaboration among all Law Enforcement Bodies to safe guard the safety and security of our beautiful Federation.
Wanted Man Surrendered
Javell Leon Leader of Molyneaux Extension who escaped police custody on Friday 27th June 2014 and was in hiding from police since his escape, surrendered to officers of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), accompanied by his Lawyer, on Monday 8th September 2014. At the time of his escape he was arrested for the offence of Fraud which was committed on 29th July 2013 at Inland Revenue.
He was formally arrested and charged for Fraud which was committed 29th July 2013 and Escaping Lawful Custody which was committed on 27th June 2014.
Commissioner C G Walwyn therefore takes this opportunity to thank all those persons who were instrumental in the surrender of Javell Leon Leader, including the media houses.
Toddler struck by moving vehicle
Officers at the Old Road Police are investigating the circumstances by which a two (2) year was struck by a motor omnibus TA210 that was travelling along the Island Main Road at Challengers in the vicinity of Emile Davis Metal Craft Shop, on Monday 8th September 2014, which resulted in the toddler being transported to the hospital for medical attention.
Initial investigation revealed that the toddler from out from an alley and was struck by the vehicle which as travelling from Palmetto Point towards Old Road.
Commissioner CG Walwyn therefore takes this opportunity to inform parents and guardians that they are responsible to ensure that their young children under their control and in view at all times especially in public areas. They are also to ensure that they teach road safety to the older ones to encourage them to use the roads safely and wisely.