A St. Lucian and Haitian national are currently in St. Lucia police custody, pending their arraignment, after being arrested for possession of fraudulent documents, some of which came from Dominica.

St. Lucia News Online (www.stlucianewsonline.com) -a sister publication reported that Solomon Justin Descartes of La Clery, St. Lucia and 31-year-old Stephenson Kelly John of Haiti were arrested, after a search warrant was executed, on the guest house they occupied at La Clery, Castries, about 6:30pm on Tuesday, April 13, 2010.

According to Constable Tamara Wilfred-Charles of the Police Press Relations Office, a total of 17 Haitian passports, a quantity of work permits, along with job letters from Dominica, four rubber stamps, including an Extension Of Stay Stamp and six refusal visa letters corresponding to the passports from the Immigration Department of  the Dominica Police Force were recovered from the men. One stamp from the Inland Revenue Division of Dominica, and one paid stamp were also found in the room occupied by Descartes.

The two men are expected to be charged in St. Lucia later, and appear before the court to answer their charges.