Police capture wanted man after nearly 9 months on the run

Curtis Long

BASSETERRE, ST.KITTS, Aug 5 2011 – Investigators of the RSCNPF District B has made tremendous success into two matters under their investigation.

As a result of the continuous information sharing and analysis with the Police and the Community 26 year old Curtis Long of Sandy Point; one of the Federations most wanted was extracted from a House at Sandy Point during Police operations on the 4th of August 2011. Curtis Long who has been evading the Police since the 14th of November 2010 was yesterday also charged with 16 warrants in the first instance for offences committed during the robbery at Brimestone Hill on the 14th November 2010 and in connection with the robbery at the TDC Sandy Point Branch committed on the 29th October 2010.

The Commissioner of Police Mr. Austin Williams wishes to thank all persons who assisted in the arrest of Curtis Long and the other seven persons who were charged with the Brimestone Hill Robbery.

A statement from the police says “this crime has in no doubt caused much embarrassment to our Federation and huge subsequent collateral damage to our economy. The Commissioner of Police is quite thankful to the rank and file for their commitment to duty but applauds and salutes the general Public even more for their invaluable contribution to ensure that persons who are detected are in fact brought to justice.”

On Friday Curtis Long will appear at the Sir Lee Lewllyn Moore Judicial Complex along with the seven others charged where Judicial proceedings will commence at the Preliminary Inquiry.

The Police statement says “As we continue to move on the offensive we are committed in ensuring that confidentiality of information gained is strictly adhered to.”

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