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UPDATE – Two teenagers among men charged


Javon Joseph (second left) and Shakir Worrell (second right) being escorted by police officers at Central Police Station

Two teenagers are among three men due to appear in court tomorrow to answer 10 charges in connection with last week’s shooting of a police officer and drug bust.

Shakir Deshon Worrell, 19, of Well Gap, Cave Hill, St. Michael, Shem Dario Jackman, 20 years of Bristol Road, Cave Hill and Javon Jerome Joseph, 18 years of Well, Gap, Cave Hill will appear in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court tomorrow charged with wounding with intent, two counts of use of a firearm to endanger life, cultivation of cannabis, possession of cannabis, possession with intent to supply, trafficking, possession of a .22 firearm, possession of two rounds of ammunition, possession of a .45 firearm, as well as endangering life.


A handcuffed Shem Jackman (left) being led away by police

Their arrests follow last Wednesday’s shooting of a police officer during a drug raid in Storey Gap, Codrington, St Michael.

The police also seized 5,789 cannabis plants in the exercise.



26 Responses to UPDATE – Two teenagers among men charged

  1. dave January 3, 2016 at 7:54 pm

    When will the folly stop ?
    Not only growing the herb that is an illegal act –Ok get pass that BUT
    Shooting at the Police is despicable. The Police are here to help us . protect us and they do a very good job. Kudos to the Royal Barbados Police Force. These youngsters want FLOGGING !!!
    The Government of the day must act.

  2. Alex Alleyne January 3, 2016 at 7:55 pm

    Youngsters have guns thinking that they are large and in charge.
    Well you all have crossed the line when you mess with a COP on duty.
    25 years each in DODDS should be good enough and at the same time send a “strong message” to all who think that they can mess with the POLICE in the line of duty.

  3. Alex Alleyne January 3, 2016 at 8:04 pm

    More young “beef” for Dodds. ,,,,,Come into my parlour said the spider to the fly……. Its all inclusive.

  4. Bobby Gilkes
    Bobby Gilkes January 3, 2016 at 8:36 pm
  5. Tristan John
    Tristan John January 3, 2016 at 9:10 pm

    So where d boss man at? Cause sorry, but they don’t look capable of owning and managing 5,000 6ft tall marijuana plants….

    • Violeta Patricia Piggott
      Violeta Patricia Piggott January 4, 2016 at 5:55 am

      You know…. I know these two n only before this I saw dem sitting in d pavilion in Cave Hill talking won’t believe dem into dat..Well up they go hope wanna learn from this now

  6. Adrian Reid
    Adrian Reid January 3, 2016 at 9:12 pm

    When are we as a people going to get serious about these lawless people if no more hanging well shoot them dead don’t bring them in alive to eat out my damn tax money I rather pay for bullets and police wages officers protect yourself against these lawless people shoot to kill all of them should be dead I vex stop making sport at anytime these same lawless people could kill any law abiding citizen and get five years chaa

  7. Susan January 3, 2016 at 9:29 pm

    I am speaking as a visitor. We have been coming to Barbados for almost 30 years and I am very sad to say that each year we see more crime. We are lucky to have never experienced this personally, we stay in The Gap and have just returned from our holiday, a safe one and a wonderful one. We hope Bim does not turn into a DR island kind of place where everything is All Inclusive and one is encouraged to stay within the boundaries of the resort property.

  8. Keep it real January 3, 2016 at 9:55 pm

    I think an effort should be made to blank out the officer’s face

  9. Peachesnaddy Brown
    Peachesnaddy Brown January 3, 2016 at 9:56 pm

    I know it would have to be some young giddy heads they want some good man licks show Dem seh Dem ah bwoy kmt Cho!!

  10. Veronica A. Piggott
    Veronica A. Piggott January 3, 2016 at 10:57 pm

    We need leaders and not followers, while going to school these children are offered money etc so when they get older it becomes the norm and they continue to make money that way but on reflection now they would realize that it is not worth it. We all have to pray for these lost souls, all is not lost and there is time for them to redeem themselves.

  11. Anne Ince
    Anne Ince January 3, 2016 at 11:09 pm

    What is going on? North American influence ?

    • Kevin January 4, 2016 at 10:58 am

      Lack of parental and positive influence.

  12. Kent Bridges January 4, 2016 at 7:07 am

    this is only the start

  13. jrsmith January 4, 2016 at 7:33 am

    @, Trista, John, hail ,hail, happy new year to you, on the button. good shot, The boss man/ woman is sitting it out , enjoying the finer things of life. because they are ,above the law and protected. one day, one day ,it will all come tumbling down…

    Everything is try this, try that and hope something works.

  14. Ryvan Bigman
    Ryvan Bigman January 4, 2016 at 8:03 am

    I blame the parents smh. These parents spoil there children, allow them to come and go as they please, talk back. ” REALLY? ” not in my house, were I pay ALL the bills. Know your children friends.

  15. maxjustina January 4, 2016 at 9:56 am

    Jr Smith

    Each time I read a comment from you, you say always that the politicians are responsible. Forgive my – what to you may seem silly – Were you programmed to speak ill of the politicians on each and every topic? Would you be able to get your imagination stretch to the point where you could consider the effect of generational curses, demonic forces, the deliberate snatching of one’s stars even before they have left their mother’s womb, the effect of sitting and watching movies with subliminal satanic symbols in the background, demonic artists within the music industry, the uninvolved and permissive style of parental guidance, mental disorders, an educational system that takes great care of the “high flyers”, etc. Please jr smith, before you make comments on any other issue, find out about the impact of these few but extremely important topics and make your contribution one that is worthy to be read. May Yahoveh endow you with wisdom and understanding. Leave aside Blame. There are those of us who always look to cast blame on someone other than ourselves when in truth and in fact, the mote in our eye is longer than that of those whom we seek to blame for our own misdeeds.

  16. Olutoye Walrond
    Olutoye Walrond January 4, 2016 at 10:11 am

    I don’t mean to discourage anyone, but praying will get us no where with this. God doesn’t do things for us that we can do for ourselves. He gave us more intelligence than animals and he expects us to use it.

    He gave us a blue print for family relations and he expects us to follow it. He gave us a guide for raising our children and he expects us to use it.

    When we refuse to follow His dictates we must accept the consequences.

    • Coralita January 4, 2016 at 11:50 pm

      Agreed, I could not have said it better myself.

  17. Hunte Omar
    Hunte Omar January 4, 2016 at 12:11 pm

    Hope parents are seeing this. This is a serious reflection of the very poor home environment , our children are exposed to. Unless this is corrected, many of our young people are going end up incarcerated.

  18. Sheryl Smith
    Sheryl Smith January 4, 2016 at 12:33 pm

    What a combination 18, 19 & 20…Not a lotta fun for any parent.

  19. N Day January 4, 2016 at 8:09 pm

    @jrsmith, if there was an article about teaching children ABC’s at nursery you would blame it on the politicians! it’s kinda tiring almost every comment you make politicians, politicians….so wait, who responsible for raising children with morals, boundaries, discipline and guidance? PARENTS, NOT POLITICIANS!

  20. Roger Gibbons January 5, 2016 at 3:17 pm

    Stop blaming politicians for mothers’ failures.Politicians have their own hard mouth children to deal with, you think it easy?Those little idiots would have to be be working for somebody else that got more sense than them. Somebody said to stop flogging? Give me a break for God’s sake. I seh buss de tails wid licks.


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