Men to be charged today

A number of men who have been in custody since last Thursday in connection with investigations into a drug bust and shooting of a police officer are expected to be charged sometime today.

Barbados TODAY understands that the men are currently being processed at Central Police Station and charges should be laid soon.

During the drug raid on Wednesday at Storey Gap, Codrington, St Michael, a police officer was hospitalized after being shot in the arm.

Up to yesterday, he was still a patient of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

The police also seized 5,789 cannabis plants, some up to six feet tall.

9 Responses to Men to be charged today

  1. Alex Alleyne January 3, 2016 at 1:48 pm

    Good news. Things moving along. There is Law and Order in BIM.

  2. Violeta Patricia Piggott
    Violeta Patricia Piggott January 3, 2016 at 2:14 pm

    Job well done RBPF

  3. Tristan John
    Tristan John January 3, 2016 at 2:26 pm

    RBPF hard at work as usual and keeping Barbados safe. We would always be the best destination for tourists to travel.

  4. jrsmith January 3, 2016 at 4:34 pm

    This is a big operation,5,789 plants seized, some up to six feet tall, so sugar cane , is totally out. but the good news, our BPF guys got them, hope none of these people ,get bail.

  5. Ashanda Coward
    Ashanda Coward January 3, 2016 at 5:13 pm

    What!!!!!! 6 feet and 5789 plants what d bird no wonder they shoot at the police (not saying they right peoples) but the men tell them self they money get hold smh why cant people just make a honest living?????

  6. Roger Gibbons January 5, 2016 at 3:25 pm

    Police doing good job. Speedy recovery to the constable.


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