Anguilla Police Report April 27th, 2015


Police arrest two for possession of cannabis and obstruction

On Thursday 23rd April, 2015 police arrested a 25 year old male of Roaches Hill for possession of cannabis and obstruction and a 20 year old male of The Farington for possession of cannabis.

The incident occurred around 8:05pm whilst the police were conducting a routine stop and search.

The offenders were on Saturday 25th April, 2015 at about 11:30 am charged with the offences.

They were both taken before the Magistrate’s Court today Monday 27th April, 2015 where he was offered bail with one surety each. Both offenders were unable to make the bail conditions and were therefore remanded at HMP.

The offender is due back in court on Friday 19th June, 2015 at 9:00am.


Police arrest a North Valley man and charges him with nine offences

Police on Friday 24th April, 2015 at 11:35 pm arrested a man from North Valley having responded to a report involving him.

Police later arrested the man and charged him with three counts of assault which included two on police, two counts of resisting arrest, one count of criminal damage and three traffic offences including driving without insurance and driver’s license and taking and conveyance.

The offender was arrested and brought to The Valley Police Station and charged with the above offences on Saturday 25th April, 2015.

The offender was taken before the Magistrate’s Court today Monday 27th April, 2015 where he was granted bail in the sum of EC $20,000.00 with one surety. His bail conditions are that he is to be good behaviour and to have no contact by himself or his agent with the witnesses in the matter especially the complainant.

He is due back in court on Tuesday 16th June, 2015 at 9:00am


Police receive thank you for role in recent election

The Commissioner and members of the Royal Anguilla Police Force received much thanks for their role in the recent 2015 election.

The remarks came from Her Excellency the Governor Christina Scott and the Supervisor of Election, Ms Arjul Wilson.

In a letter dated 23rd April, 2015 HE stated, I am writing to thank you and all the officers of the Royal Anguilla Police Force, for the policing of the entire election, both leading up to and especially including polling day itself. I fully appreciate all the hard work and professionalism of the RAPF, which has been a key part of the success of the overall election process.”

The said sentiments were expressed to the Commissioner of Police by Ms. Wilson in an email to him on Monday 27th April, 2015.

The 2015 Election Campaign began in early 2014 and continued up to election eve with all parties and candidates having meeting on a regular basis. The meetings were stepped up after the agreed Lentent break when all parties conducted meetings simultaneous every night thereafter.

The Commissioner of Police himself has praised the men and women of the RAPF for their hard work and commitment to the job of serving and protecting during the grueling election campaign. “Police are often times called upon to go above and beyond and the RAPF did just that during the 2015 Election Campaign. We performed our duty without fear or favour and ensured that all political parties were treated the same,” he concluded