Police Updates (February 7, 2015)

PoliceUpdatesFilePhotoB(ZIZ News) — High Court Convictions

Nelson Challenger, Shenroy Francis, Jomui Rawlins, Glenroy Smithen and Moses Challenger were convicted for the Murder of Gregory Zakers, which was committed between 10th and 12th April 2008, and were sentenced to twenty five (25) imprisonment each. The time spent on remand, which is seven (7) years, will be deducted from their sentence.

Darrel Sutton and Roy Murray were convicted for Unlawful Wounding, which was committed on 28th October 2011 and were each sentenced to sixteen(16) months in prison. The time spent remanded was deducted from their sentences; ten (10) months were deducted from Roy Murray’s sentence and eleven (11) months were deducted from Darrel Sutton’s sentence.

In other News: On Wednesday 4th February 2015 about 3:00pm a report was made to the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force of a passenger of a cruise ship that was docked at Port Zonte went on a volcano tour with friends and he cannot be found. A search operation team was comprised of members of St. Paul Police Station, Fire Department and Tourism Department was organised and went in search of the missing passenger.

An extensive search was made along the trail and immediate environs and about 5:30pm the passenger, Mr. Gavin Scott Vehey of USA was found in the company of a local resident of Newton Ground in good health. Both local and Mr. Gavin Scott Vehey were questioned by investigators, which revealed that Mr. Vehey lost way when he was returning from the volcano, and he was found by the local resident in Fahie Village in Newton Ground. Further arrangements and accommodations were made to ensure that the tourist re-joins the ship he embarked from

Commissioner C G Walwyn takes this opportunity to congratulate all security entities for responding so quickly and locating Mr. Gavin Scott Vehey, and the local resident who assisted Mr Vehey.

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