Two individuals from Sandy Land, Five Cays, Providenciales, have been arrested and charged by the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force with drug and firearm-related offences and are set to appear in court.
Chabo Capron, aged 39, and Belika Been, aged 25, who both reside at the same address, face multiple charges resulting from an incident that took place in January 2023. They are currently being held in custody awaiting their court appearance.
The charges filed against Capron and Been include one count each of possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition. Additionally, they face two counts of possession of controlled drugs and two counts of possession with intent to supply.
The specifics of the incident that led to their arrest have not been disclosed in this report. However, it appears that law enforcement authorities have gathered sufficient evidence to bring forth the charges against the accused individuals.
The court appearance will provide an opportunity for the accused to present their side of the story and for the legal process to proceed accordingly. Further details regarding the charges, evidence, and potential penalties will likely emerge during the court proceedings.
The local community will be closely following this case, as it involves serious firearm-related offences and drug charges.
Authorities said they are committed to ensuring that such cases are thoroughly investigated, charges are brought against the perpetrators, and appropriate legal actions are taken.