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Teens charged for setting bush fire

Police have charged two teens with the offence of causing a nuisance after they allegedly set fire to grassland at Chancery Lane, Christ Church on Wednesday.

The 17-year old of Foul Bay, St. Philip and the 16-year-old of Worthing Road, Christ Church are due to appear at the Oistins Magistrates Court on Monday.

Lawmen say the two were charged today after investigations and interviews with residents, who complained about the effects of the fire.

20 Responses to Teens charged for setting bush fire

  1. Poetry Dancer
    Poetry Dancer April 12, 2014 at 8:12 pm

    make them pick up snails and clean toilets in dodds

  2. Wayne T Griffith
    Wayne T Griffith April 12, 2014 at 8:18 pm

    I wouldn’t incarcerate them but sentence to serious community service.

  3. Pamalea Payne
    Pamalea Payne April 12, 2014 at 8:19 pm

    Dam nuisance carry them n d cotton ground from sun up till sun down

  4. Ryan Henry
    Ryan Henry April 12, 2014 at 8:21 pm

    Whip dem. my neighbour son is a serious asthmatic, they had no idea of what pain and danger dem put other ppl tru

  5. Veronica Straker
    Veronica Straker April 12, 2014 at 8:33 pm

    Put them both on the highway to weed grass, cut bush and pick up litter for 3 months with a sign on each of their backs saying “I will be a productive citizen and not a pest”.

  6. Ryan Bayne
    Ryan Bayne April 12, 2014 at 8:42 pm

    That serve them right.

  7. Princess Tiny Neferua
    Princess Tiny Neferua April 12, 2014 at 8:43 pm

    They will spend the next 5 yrs working at all the fire stations washing off the trucks and cleaning the stations..they will see how hard a fireman has to work to protect the things that they want to destroy…..

  8. Matthew Clarke
    Matthew Clarke April 12, 2014 at 8:52 pm

    Bajan Firefighters they caught some of the culprits putting your men in danger and the public

  9. Jan Keizer
    Jan Keizer April 12, 2014 at 9:05 pm

    Don’t let them escalate into full blown arsonists! Teach them the law now. They need to pay for their crime. Suppose someone’s house was burned or someone died from this stupidity? It’s sad and scary.

  10. Wayne P Hoyte
    Wayne P Hoyte April 12, 2014 at 9:19 pm


  11. Janette Reifer
    Janette Reifer April 13, 2014 at 1:19 am

    At 17 years and doing such wickedness. Take off their fingers. Its time to get tough with these criminals. They are way out of course with no returning at all.

  12. Pamela Emelda Straker
    Pamela Emelda Straker April 13, 2014 at 2:05 am

    Lock them up and throw away the key.

  13. Charly Bamboo
    Charly Bamboo April 13, 2014 at 2:07 am

    what a statement to make about cotton field, After a lot of our ancesters worked in the cotton fields as slaves and even died there you brainwashed negropeans.

  14. Angel OfThunder
    Angel OfThunder April 13, 2014 at 3:04 am

    Make them cut all d rest a cane an not a cent…

  15. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce April 13, 2014 at 5:29 am

    Lack of guidance in the household. Where are their parents? They need to be accountable also. Hope the teens will reflect on they actions and realise playing with matches is dangerous. Arson is a serious offence lives could of been lost. I totally agree with Veronica Straker comments.

  16. Doria Alleyne
    Doria Alleyne April 13, 2014 at 11:09 am

    Lock them up at night and make them keep the park clean with chains on their feet.And they will lean that when they play with fire they would get burn.Happy Sunday

  17. Sanderson Rowe April 13, 2014 at 10:38 pm

    This type of thing will always happen when we do not provide young people like these,with adequate avenues with which to vent their energies. Like the old saying, the Devil finds work for idle hands.
    I am not one to cast the first or any stone at these young men, having been down that street.

  18. Lisa Taylor-Henson April 14, 2014 at 2:59 pm

    Let’s just thank god that no one did get hurt and that no ones house burned down.
    People can not hold the boys responsible for what MAY have happened. Only for what DID happen.
    It is very easy to speculate and in hindsight to condemn someone after something like this.
    People must stick to the facts and not speculate on the if’s and but’s.
    They clearly did not know what the extent of their actions would lead to.
    Ignorance is a sad thing. You can’t blame the parents for the actions of a child if that child chooses to go against what they are
    taught how can that be the parents fault?
    Children learn from their mistakes and although this is a terrible mistake on their part. I am very sure they now realise they did wrong and are very sorry.

  19. monica wilson April 15, 2014 at 1:21 pm

    A slap on the wrist for a very serious crime. My friend is still mopping and cleaning up.

  20. kiki April 15, 2014 at 7:41 pm

    Smfh ..If it was 2 black young men that had done the same thing in a white neighbour hood definitely wont b any bail for them..just proves how mess up the laws in Barbados are..hmmmm Smfh


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