Vendors in Westmoreland are upset over what they say is the threat posed to their livelihood by measures introduced by the Police to deal with crime on the streets of Savanna-la-Mar.

Speaking at a Town Hall meeting on Monday, vendors vented their frustration at what they say are the draconian measures being implemented by the Commanding Officer for Westmoreland, Deputy Superintendent, David White.

National Security Minister, Robert Montague and Police Commissioner, Dr. Carl Williams, attended the meeting.

The vendors were supported by the Councillor for the Savanna-la-Mar division, Devon Thomas.

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Councillor Thomas says the crime fighting strategies introduced by the Police to the town, are making life unnecessarily hard for vendors.

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One woman appealed to Minister Montague to prevail upon the Police to allow vending on the streets of Savanna-la-Mar.

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