Four Charged with Tourist Robbery Incident

According to information which was given by Assistant Commissioner of Police with responsibility for Crime (ACP Crime), Joseph Liburd, the four men are Junior ‘Q’ Sabratie, Devon ‘X-Man’ Hodge, Grenville ‘Rogie’ Rogers and Elroy ‘Stanny’ Williams.

The four, MiyVue.com understands, were each charged with “armed robbery”.

Public Relations Officer to the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force, Inspector Vaughan Henderson indicated that the men were arrested by police “on suspicion” during the early morning hours of Tuesday, 16th November 2010.

A press release issued by the police force’s PRO, states that investigators have indicated that another individual is likely to be charged, information about which will be provided shortly.

On Sunday, 14th November 2010, approximately 17 tourists were aboard a Caribbean Journey Mastrs tour bus which was en route to the Brimstone Hill Fortress when an attacked was launched. 

Reports which reached MiyVue indicated that a blockade was observed across the bus’ pathway and when the driver disembarked to investigate, two masked individuals who were armed with guns, proceeded to rob the tourists of cash and personal items. The driver, MiyVue understands, managed to leave the scene to summon help from the authorities which was speedy in coming.

“The High Command wishes to express its sincere thanks and appreciation to not only the police officers who have been working tirelessly, but also the general public who have rendered their assistance in the giving of information. The High Command is also making a general appeal for the public to continue to partner with the police and not to let up in their support, while we all work together to reduce crime and violence in our beautiful and peaceful federation. Investigations are ongoing,” the release concluded.

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