Grenadian WI Cricketer arrested in Dominica

| June 2, 2015
West Indies cricket news. WEST INDIES and Windward Islands cricketer Andre Fletcher was arrested at the Douglas Charles Airport in Dominica. According to Dominica News Online, the 27-year-old Grenadian wicketkeeper allegedly had 50 rounds of ammunition in his possession.

Andre-Fletcher. Photo courtesy usportt.com

Andre-Fletcher. Photo courtesy usportt.com

It is understood that Fletcher has been in Dominica for several days practising with his Caribbean Premier League team, the Windward Island Volcanoes. Manager of the Volcanoes, Lockhart Sebastian, told the online news outlet that he was aware of the arrest and will give Fletcher his full support.

“I will support him, I will not abandon him … that is the job of a manager,” he remarked. He said Fletcher was leaving the island when the incident occurred.

He is expected to appear in court soon. Fletcher last played for the West Indies in a T20 match against South Africa in January. Article courtesy NB/Dominica News Online

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