Bird Rock, Basseterre St. Kitts ( Friday 9th February 2018) – The Board of Directors of the St. Christopher Air & Sea Ports Authority ( SCASPA) raves in satisfaction of its Security officers’ recent detection of an illegal weapon at the Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw International Airport ( RLBIA) with an in-house certificate ceremony yesterday (Thursday 8th February 2018) held at the Seaport Board Room in Bird Rock.

Chairman of the Board, Mr. Don Boncamper, along with other Board members handed over Certificates of Appreciation along with special tokens to the officers who were apart of the illegal weapon detection matter.

Mr. Don Boncamper, Chairman for SCASPA, expressed high satisfaction on the security officers’ recent findings;

“We are very proud of our Security Officers on their diligence and commend them on their recent detection of this illegal firearm. This highlights SCASPA’s fine-tuned security training methods in an effort to provide a safe and secure port whether by air or by sea. This also highlights the Authority’s input in the overall effort of eliminating illegal firearm in our federation”

Also present were Chief Executive Officer Mr. Denzil James, Security Manager, Mr. Jervin Lapsley, and Airport Manager, Mr. Elsworth Warner.

The illegal weapon said to be a Kel Tec .32 Pistol, along with twelve (12) .32 rounds of Ammunition was discovered by SCASPA Security Officers; Corporal Marilyn Cotton, SO Carlette Martin and SO Yazani Kelly while screening a US citizen’s luggage for departure at the Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw International Airport on Monday 22nd January 2018.

Click here to view images of the ceremony: www.scaspa.com

Written by SCASPA Communications Division