Three gov’t employees among four charged for cocaine

cocaineFour men, including three government workers, who were arrested in a drug bust last Sunday have been slapped with drug charges.

Inspector Richmond Valentine has identified them as Garneth Jolly, 46, of Loubiere, an employee of the VAT Unit, Orlando Moise, 30, of Petite Savanne who works with the Ministry of Finance, Francis Moise, 26, of Petite Savanne, an employee of the Ministry of Education and 32-year-old Clinton Harriete a bus driver of Petite Savanne.

All have been charged with possession of cocaine and possession with the intent to supply cocaine, Inspector Valentine said.

The drug bust took place in the Dos Dane area at about 4:30 pm on Sunday.

Thirty kilos of the illegal substance and three vehicles were seized, the police said.

The four are set to appear in court on Thursday.

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90 Comments

  1. July 20, 2013

    allu will leave them t savanne boys alone doh is nt they first is not them last allu too like to give comments on wat allu do not know the hell about…always like to jude ppl too dam bleddy fast hmmmmm clinty doh worry with dem na u n olando n francis n garnet

  2. July 18, 2013

    yes garnet jolly is the boy father

  3. Doc. Love
    July 18, 2013

    Maybe if them public servants were paid their 5% increase they would not be in all that trouble.

  4. %
    July 18, 2013

    GREEDINESS. I’m sorry to anyone who take offence. At least three are young boys/men in the prime of life, EMPLOYED…. FOR HEAVENS SAKE TAKE ALL YOU TIME. Why should all of you be thinking the same devilish way.
    Why should you all want to live the high life style so quick brothers.
    I feel for you all because I know you all well, but I can’t do anything.
    Sometimes the cat has to fall in the hot water before it learns.
    THIS IS NOT THE END OF LIFE. HOPE YOU ALL REGBUKE THE WHITE POWDER, and try to be good citizens of the land man.
    DON’T BE JEALOUS of what people have. My deceased mummy always told me “Son don’t be jealous of what other people have because you do not know how they got it”.
    Wanting to life “big” has so many of the young men and women of my country mad and crazy. LET’S STOP AND THINK MAN!

  5. July 18, 2013

    Make example of them, take all they own, sell to the highest bidder

  6. no name
    July 18, 2013

    his sun

  7. gunz out
    July 18, 2013

    Well is dat d country hav yea.its never who u expect to b in dat.even d workin ppl feelin it too,farless d unemployed.everybody wanna shine!

  8. fedup
    July 18, 2013

    @ Just Asking,
    Yes Garneth Jolly is his father

  9. OneLintonPolicy
    July 18, 2013

    Clinton Harriette, geez, This has been my biggest fear. The tone for a country is set by its leaders and this current crop of leaders whose only concern is to get rich. They can NEVER enjoy those riches……now the children of the country are suffering! God help us!!!!

  10. Rasta man
    July 18, 2013

    But wait..dominicans makin like they don’t kno is them man In high office that wearin jacket an tie that importin cocaine in the country..hmm smfh stale news that!! Jus why I had like magistrate mr Tyani he wasn’t much too concerned about the little pushers on d street but the bigger heads that was importin it he was worried about..an you kno wat they did about dat : dey kicked him off as a magistrate so wat u expect???smfh!!!!

  11. D/ca style
    July 18, 2013

    You Guys a destroying the surname Moise My Grand Dad has work had to preserve.His had work as police and then magistrate of the Court Island wide is now being tarnished,,None of his 36 children which i know would do that,,this have to be the work of Grand children,,Lord Save them,,

    • July 18, 2013

      First it is not about the Moise family it is about what intelligent young men have done. I am sure that they were not raised that way. And there are many more ways that a family name can be put to shame.

  12. July 18, 2013

    i would like to know this, seeing they call from petite savanne which direction where they traveling.where they dropping the drugs in some part of the north?or where they taking it out from the north.and i would like to know.and what
    kind of a father would have their kid involve in drugs?

    • dachica
      July 18, 2013

      I believe those investigating the case are the only ones who need this info at this point… allu too fast!!!!

  13. I just don't know
    July 18, 2013

    You can see our young boys and even our young girls on the street…out of their minds addicted to that white devil called cocaine. We call them parro but that parro is someone’s son or daughter who got hooked on drugs that is so commonplace in little D/a now. Who funds these cartels? Who brings the guns and drugs to our shores? Which malaway that can organise those high scene there from point A to point B? And what that hurts me the most is that we know those big fishes, we know those big pappas…but guess what…we respect and fear them because of their status in society. We have been sitting like moomoo while they drive their fancy cars, sleep in their expensive homes, spend and roam lavishly at the expense of ourselves and our children who they sell their rubbish to

  14. real
    July 18, 2013

    this is really sad, they are trying to get rich by destroying the lives of others. have mercy upon our children of this nation dear Lord

  15. dominican in us
    July 18, 2013

    afterall I am from Petite Savanne, I am ashamed. These guys all game from good families and are educated greed greed greed shame

  16. repping
    July 18, 2013

    Well DNO i find this very hypocritical of you, i hope there is a good reasons why you have no picture of the accused up. Magwasah.

    • Realness!
      July 18, 2013

      Oh shut up!!! Stupezzzz… Allu lucky DNO there to give the news! Ungrateful!!!

  17. DNO
    July 18, 2013

    They worked in Vat, Finance, Education . Everyday we see more and more wasted life in little Dominica. Their Pension gone to [email protected] I’m satisfied with what the good Lord provides. There are three job openings to be filled. I’m not a Skeritt supporter so I won’t even bother apply. Make them talk! someone had to provide them with the deadly substance. When I’m in town I see plenty fancy Vehicles driven by ‘KAWATS’ with no Jobs.

  18. July 18, 2013

    What can we i say its the begining of sorrow people we must seek god before its to late thats what happening on the earth now exspect these things :-|

  19. Lougaoo Mem
    July 18, 2013

    It’s just the tip of the iceberg re: drugs particularly cocaine that goes through our beautiful island. I believe they should pay the max in fines and face long term confinement if found guilty. It’s a matter of time; there are many more in the trade protected by unscrupulous law enforcement officers.

  20. Anonymous
    July 18, 2013

    Mr. Commissioner please secure the file in a vault and you are the only one with the keys because this file will dissapear

  21. Anonymous
    July 18, 2013

    Hope the file will not disapear. Mr commisssoner your better but the file in a vault and you alone should have they keys.

  22. Marlpardee
    July 18, 2013

    My belovef country is heading to the gutters! Jesus please save dominica.

    • Marlpardee
      July 18, 2013

      Meant beloved

      • drugs
        July 18, 2013

        U on DNO for the wrong reasons, we don’t need English teachers on there

  23. SHAME SHAME SHAME
    July 18, 2013

    HE not flipping from LOUBIERE

  24. dachica
    July 18, 2013

    U knw what’s not so funny about this, when it hits home, it’s the most heartbreaking situation ever. Never would I have imagined a relative would be involved in such. So for those who come on here being so judgemental and quick to point fingers, be very careful what you say, someone close to you may be involved in similar acts right beneath your noses and you have no clue. It’s very wrong to partake in such behavior, but please do not rejoice over another’s downfall. You don’t know how any of them could have been lured into this situation. Their families are not going through the easiest time right now.

    • July 18, 2013

      Making excuses for them :-D

    • Vince in Antigua
      July 18, 2013

      Good afternoon, I support Dachica, Jolly is my cousin and not because it is so, but like you said all who are rejoicing and have kind of manner of evil to say, lets not rejoice. Pray that things work out for all of those guys and the Court be with a heart with they. will be praying for you Garneth Jolly.

  25. W>>>T>>>F>>>.to dat
    July 18, 2013

    hmmm @ of them work in ministry of EDUCATION!!!WAW…such irony there.

  26. ama
    July 18, 2013

    i need a job please.

  27. July 18, 2013

    This is a shame. Some people are blessed to have a job to be able to provide honestly for their families but yet they let the devil tempt them and get themselves involved in all kinds of illegal things. The bible says an honest day work for an honest day pay. Now that they have been caught what example is that for their children if they have and the rest of the youth of the community and the country. People we need not let easy money burn our eyes and we must not lust over the things we want and not need.

  28. CIA on the Watch
    July 18, 2013

    Once again public servants are seeing right before their very eyes the politicians are helping themselveso its ok for them

    • sandra
      July 18, 2013

      Dumb response so if the politicians jump over a bridge they wil juml too. People just like to live abovetheir meanz

    • Justice and Truth
      July 20, 2013

      How can you make such a statement without proof? Hearsay and speculation are not enough. You need proof. Otherwise it is defamation of character. You could be sued.

  29. lovely
    July 18, 2013

    How can drugs slip into a tight system without any authority.

  30. i in that
    July 18, 2013

    THEY are just the small fish the king fishes still out there

  31. jahcure
    July 18, 2013

    am not surprise are you; birds of a feather folk together;never good to be jealous of them fellas;99 days

  32. AIZEN
    July 18, 2013

    ALL I can say is life is really unpredictable…

  33. Anonymous
    July 18, 2013

    They are all from Petite Savanne. Garneth probably just residing in Loubiere, but mister was born and raised in Petite Savanne.
    What a Shame for such a tiny community and the families of those involved.

    • DA/ man
      July 18, 2013

      What is shamefull about trying to make ends meet by selling a substance made illegal by man and not by god,

      • Anonymous
        July 18, 2013

        I hope yoru children will be the ones buying the coke the sellers and pushers making ends meet with.

      • Justice and Truth
        July 20, 2013

        Who said it is not illegal in the eyes of God? God knows how these illegal drugs are dangerous and can destroy lives and cause early demise. God is dead-set against it. Many have died from ingesting them and trafficking in them.
        Furthermore, to disobey the Law is not only a national crime but a sin against God. Holy Scripture – St. Paul told us to obey authority. Read/study the Holy Bible.

    • Vince in Antigua
      July 18, 2013

      Yes he is from Petite Savanna, remember we all are one and from Dominica whether he was from Roseau or Portsmouth does it make any difference. when you point one finger at him remember the rest is pointing at you. when you dig one remember to dig two because you may ended up in the same thing. No body knows the reason why the drugs ended up amount them.

      • Justice and Truth
        July 20, 2013

        ‘among’

        They are not innocent children. They are adults. They knew very well how the drugs ended up among them. It was all pre-planned. They did not get their by chance.
        All the same I feel sorry for them that they found themselves in this dilemma. The three gov’t. employees will surely lose their jobs. No doubt they already lost it. This is a tragedy for them and for their family.

  34. Lady
    July 18, 2013

    This is crazy the adults who suppose to protect the youth are the ones who is killing our children send their greedy a to jail and bury the keys under the jail

  35. JA4DA
    July 18, 2013

    Sitautions vacant at the Ministry !!! Ssome jobs for some youths who deserve it !!

    • Roz
      July 18, 2013

      memsi it vacant, you still need a pull string to get it. Is who you know and who know you that raining these days. Not degree, proven expertise, honesty, integrity, fair days work for fair days pay. some people bawling to see how their pull string turn out to be arrested for alleged cocaine trafficking

  36. Cumfreda
    July 18, 2013

    Oh Lord

  37. ??????????????
    July 18, 2013

    They are fortunate that they are employed, but they still go dealing in cocaine.
    GREEDINESS!

  38. Anonymous
    July 18, 2013

    Pictures please where are the mug shorts

    • Stuppeesss
      July 18, 2013

      That’s the most important thing? Pictures STUPESSS

  39. yogi
    July 18, 2013

    Suprise!!!!! Suprise!!!! Suprise!!!!! to haer who are the main supplier of the drug and where they are working, then tell me what example are they setting to student. And here the PM is try his best to get DRUGS out from schools when it is right under his nose.

    • Realness!
      July 18, 2013

      Why is it that everything involves the PM!!! Free de man up!!! He is not GOD…. Y’all need to put blame where blame deserves to be!!!

  40. ________________
    July 18, 2013

    I am working for so long for so little, and i will not think of dealing in drugs,and these young men just start working,and already want to be wealthy? Well the law will deal with them.
    COCAINE WE! DEAL WITH THEM!

  41. Anonymous
    July 18, 2013

    Does it mean that these persons are hiding under Government jobs?

  42. No Hope
    July 18, 2013

    Two from the Ministry of Education – what hope have our children got? When they came to review our ‘Stay Away From Drugs’ huge display, as part of the school’s against drugs awareness week, these guys must have been laughing their heads off. The Ministry of Education needs this like a hole in the head – they are already facing an uphill battle trying to educate the teachers on how to teach properly whilst inside their own organisation the few resources they have are rotting away the few brains they have left.

  43. Serving the Public!!
    July 18, 2013

    Was it an afternoon drive they were taking with Jolly and found themselves ties up in this mishap or what?

  44. Anonymous
    July 18, 2013

    idiots trying to get rich,and causing damage in our society,hope the four of you rot in jail,spoilig the young vibrant kids.

  45. Notnice
    July 18, 2013

    Kudos to the police. 30 kilos of coca, is no way that was intended for Dominicans. That’s a wealthy man drug; well partners it seems as if Allu on that American mentally- die rich or die trying.

  46. July 18, 2013

    Shame shame shame! It is the saddest and most disappointing news reflecting on the Government this year! It is definitely impossible to separate poverty from desperation and crime. When the Governments own employees dissatisfied with their wages and seek alternate means in order to have a better life it speaks monumentally about this Administration’s economic and internal development policies. Not investing in the Island’s work force and creating productivity and instead borrowing heavily from other nations to build infrastructure to support an already dismal tourist industry was a colossal mistake on behalf of the Government. If we dare to believe that this is an isolated incident we are sadly naive or deceiving ourselves! This type of activity is without doubt far-reaching and involves far more prominent figures in Dominica. Thirty kilos is in fact a drop in the bucket. Drug smuggling, human smuggling and money laundering is BIG BUSINESS in Dominica and, believe it or not, is the only thing preventing a total economic melt-down and collapse. Sad but very true!

    • July 18, 2013

      You are too damnnn stupid.These mean are all employed.Well you self join the dumb group.Go pedal d cocaine.

    • Domnichen
      July 18, 2013

      Papa Met – The true scholar
      Who are you trying to impress with your writing style? Just keep it simple so the average Dominican can understand what you’re trying to say. Did I make a colossal mistake?

  47. Sa Sa Yeah!!
    July 18, 2013

    You guys are bringing down the name of your village and parents to the gutter. All of you are have comfortable lifestyles and from good families. You do not need drug money to survive. Your fathers raised you all as decent Christians. Go back to your roots. Jolly, shame on you too.

  48. Friend
    July 18, 2013

    :( Omg clinton i can’t believe u….come on men smh

  49. dissapointeddd
    July 18, 2013

    wayyy papa!!! Shame!! wonder wat example dese pple tryin to set for the young…. :-?

  50. Moi sav
    July 18, 2013

    but wa happen to dem t savanne partners nuh smh

    • Vowarsitay
      July 18, 2013

      ehshass yo ehshass! before they start to work they want high roller! they too great to travel on bus or save their money till they have enough1 then there is competition for women n material things!!! n these things require money especially if their women in competition too for material things so it boils down to greed n arrogance n leaving illusions of “i am all that” guys just be real n satisfy with what u have!!

  51. Yes Fada!
    July 18, 2013

    Cocaine…killing our youth. POISON! Lord help us.

  52. mother mary
    July 18, 2013

    ha country tight my brother the P M ave to do something they all working in the ministry wow

    • Realness!
      July 18, 2013

      The PM did something!!!! He gave dem Jobs!!!! They messed it up!

  53. Anonymous
    July 18, 2013

    Orlando works in the Ministry of Finance not Education. It is really very sad, disappointing and shocking see those the guys involved in this. what a shame.. :(

  54. budman
    July 18, 2013

    Garnett your days done boy.

  55. Shameless
    July 18, 2013

    Take them down officers! No letting the pressure up. Law and order must be maintained at all cost. Period!

    Assertive, NOT Agressive!

  56. tro
    July 18, 2013

    Faces DNO ..Faces ..since they have been officially charged let the public see who we are dealing with.

  57. July 18, 2013

    All am gonna say is yes Jahhh. never be jelious of the people you see on the street playing high and mighty. You never know where and how they get the stuff they may be flashing all about.

    Guess government pay not enough for the life style.

    • papa bat
      July 18, 2013

      Amen to that!!!!

  58. good news d/a people
    July 18, 2013

    lol lol what a thing in Dominica that’s not good news at all for this guys but as we say in d/a thay want it and thay want it now

  59. Nacortic unit
    July 18, 2013

    No bail & when found (green tea)guilty 25 yrs minimum.
    No if ,no buts nor maybes.
    Sending a clear message. We have to change the rules of the game.
    I should be in the head of Anti-social ministry.
    Other infidel behaviour more so for corruption and corrupt gov’t officials should be firing squad after i have my morning coffee. Like Mamo did to newton in 1982.

    • Nacortic unit
      July 18, 2013

      Hi it 9.05 a.m and I had my mrning coffe 3.5 hrs ago. So Just imagine where would a corrupt infidel in gov’t be just about now! At the Morgue you said? You are correct.

  60. sad
    July 18, 2013

    jail them.. fire them from their jobs too.. make an example out of those who are suppose to know better!

  61. Pro
    July 18, 2013

    From what I heard, the police report said one of the men works in the ministry of finance. Please cross check and make changes dno.

  62. Jack
    July 18, 2013

    Look at what our young formally educated men are resolving to. This is another indication that this government is exploiting us badly! The ridiculous salaries skerrit and his crew are paying and they are fleecing the country! Very sad day! Skerro pay ppl what they deserve! U too wicked!

  63. Just Asking
    July 18, 2013

    Is Garneett Jolly related to the Jolly that was arrested a few weeks ago for another drg related and kidnapping incident?

    • Realness!
      July 18, 2013

      Yes…. The jolly tht was arrested a few weeks ago is his son.

    • Anonymous
      July 18, 2013

      Yes. Father and Son

    • Vince in Antigua
      July 18, 2013

      Instead of asking you should your work before coming on there asking. Respect to the Jolly family.

    • EH HEH
      July 18, 2013

      yap! thats his son! what shame n grief for their family! father n son!

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