One woman is in custody following a burglary at the Soufriere Village Council during which over EC$22,000 was stolen.
About $8,000 have been recovered, police PRO, Inspector John Carbon, said.
The woman has not been charged.
He said the office of the village council was broken into between November 29 and December 2 and the money stolen.
It is reported the money was allocated for paupers’ allowance.
Inspector Carbon also said two men have been charged in relation to a burglary at the Delices Village Council.
Junior Stanley Andre, 23 of Bath Estate and Daryl John of Delices, are now facing charges of theft of EC$ 9,964.12.
Two other men who were also in custody were released without being charged.
A total of EC$ 7,925.00 has been recovered.
That money was also allocated for paupers’ allowance.
The men will appear before a district magistrate’s court on December 4, 2013.