Head of Nevis Division appeals for Public’s Assistance in Stalled Criminal Investigations

Basseterre, St. Kitts (RSCNPF) — Head of the Nevis Division of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF), Superintendent Hilroy Brandy, is seeking the assistance of the general public in efforts to solve a number of stalled criminal cases on Nevis.

According to the Nevis Division Head, these matters include, the murders of Banker, Everette Hanley, Albert Myers, Pableto Hanley and others, the shooting of Rolston Jeffers as well as a number of other robberies and break-ins.

“… All efforts are being made to solve these crimes, bring justice and give closure to the families, but, the police cannot do it alone, members of the community have to get involved. The involvement of the community is critical, people may have seen or heard something and it is your civic duty and responsibility to get involved,” said Superintendent Brandy.

He added that there has been doubling of efforts and resources to press forward in these investigations and stated that the division is currently being assisted by a 3 member team of British Advisers who are in the Federation to give of their expertise and experience to the Police Force.

“This initiative is certainly welcomed and the officers are very enthusiastic of the presence and assistance provided by the British experts. Apart from myself and the officers under my command, the Hon. Premier and the Nevis Island Administration are pleased with the presence and assistance of the British experts, he said.”

A number of concerned business persons on Nevis have put together a reward fund of $15,000.00 East Caribbean Dollars, to encourage citizens to share any information they have about these crimes. The money is offered to anyone who can/has provide(d) any information that leads to the arrest and prosecution of the perpetrator(s) in any of the incidents, noted Brandy.

Superintendent Brandy said, “if you see, hear or know something regarding any of these ongoing cases or any criminal activity, say something. Contact your nearest police station, or use the anonymous tip line, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477(TIPS) to report any criminal activity,” he stressed.

The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force thanks those who have assisted and continue to assist the police in their investigations and providing various items of equipment to enhance the capability of the police, added the Nevis Division Head.

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