A shopkeeper of Pauls Avenue has been charged in connection with the seizure of several illegal items.
Cameron Providence, 62, was charged following a joint operation on Thursday, November 10, 2022 in Pauls Avenue.
The operation was coordinated by the Special Services Unit (SSU), Rapid Response Unit (RRU), Special Patrol Unit (SP), and the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF).
A release from the RSVGPF said the operation “targeted the trafficking of illicit drugs, firearms, ammunition, and other forms of illegal activity. ”
During the operation, “authorities recovered 3020 grammes of cannabis, one Beretta 9mm pistol, one magazine containing two blank rounds, and several items suspected of being stolen or unlawfully obtained,” the release said.
EC$2047.50 was also reportedly seized.
Providence will appear at the Serious Offences Court in connection with the seizure.