Twenty-six people were arrested at a residence in Real Spring, Valsayn, yesterday for breach of the Public Health regulations.

The group, which included six Venezuelans, were allegedly partying when they were held. A 38-year-old man at the gathering was also arrested for possession of 0.4 grammes of cocaine. The group of men and women ranging in age from 20 to 40 are expected to be formally charged today.

According to police reports, the arrests took place during a roving exercise conducted in St. Joseph. It was coordinated by Ag Inspectors Greene and Toorie, supervised by PCs Gangaram and Mahon, and included officers of the St. Joseph Police Station and St. Joseph Criminal Investigations Department (CID).