Eight foreign individuals have been arrested for illegal entry into Dominica.
This was according to Public Relations Officer of the Dominica Police Force, Inspector Simon Edwards. He was speaking in relation to police operations that were taking place in Coulibistrie on Feb. 22, 2019. One white and green Open Keel vessel was intercepted. The vessel is named “MELANY’S and it’s registration number is “ARSI-3939.” It is also powered by three 75 HP Yamaha engines.
One male individual was arrested on the vessel and charged with Illegal entry. Seven others were found on shore and were also arrested and charged for illegal entry.
The eight individuals are Venezuelan nationals.
More details will be provided subsequently.