Police investigating the death of seventy year old, drug bust incident at Tan Tan and recent robberies

first_img Share LocalNews Police investigating the death of seventy year old, drug bust incident at Tan Tan and recent robberies by: – October 27, 2011 Police Public Relations Officer Sergeant Kenth MatthewPublic Relations Officer of the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force Sergeant Kenth Matthew has confirmed to Dominica Vibes News that an investigation is being conducted to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the death of a seventy year old man of Fond Cole.Michael Joseph, an employee of Redi-Mix Concrete Ltd, was apparently ran over by a forklift while performing his duties at work yesterday.“Michael Joseph, a seventy year old male of Fond Cole, Housing Scheme and the security guard at the concrete firm of Redi-Mix Concrete was pronounced dead at the Princess Margaret Hospital on Wednesday 26th October, 2011 in the evening after he was run over by a forklift owned by the same firm as it was being driven by another employee Kennan Jno Baptiste a twenty-one year old male of Belles The incident occurred on the firm’s premises at Fond Cole around 4pm that same day. The police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.”Sergeant Matthew further reported on a drug bust incident which occurred on Monday 24th October, 2011 in the northern village of Tan Tan in which a resident of Vieille Case and Grand Bay were arrested.“One man of Vieille Case and another of Grand Bay were arrested and are in police custody as a result of the police seizure at Tan Tan of 253 pounds of cured marijuana and one kilogram of cocaine with an approximate total street value of $273, 000.00. This incident occurred at about 10:00pm on Monday 24th October, 2011”The police have also made some headway into the investigation of two recent robberies which occurred on the island last week.Sergeant Matthew told Dominica Vibes News that four men are in police custody assisting them with investigations into the robberies at McMillan’s Filling Station on Castle Street in Roseau as well as the Wade Filling Station robbery in Portsmouth. “Four men are in custody and are assisting us with investigations into the recent robberies that occurred on the island. Three of them are apparently linked to the robbery at McMillan’s Filling Station and the other one is linked to the Portsmouth incident”.According to Sergeant Matthew, “we are following up leads on the others but the leads have not materialized into nothing concrete”.Dominica Vibes News Share Sharecenter_img Sharing is caring! 28 Views   no discussions Tweetlast_img

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