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Canadian nabbed with $32,000 worth in drugs

Canadian nabbed with $32,000 worth in drugs

  A 22-year-old Canadian visitor is due to appear in the District ‘B’ Magistrates’ Court tomorrow after he was nabbed on arrival at the Grantley Adams International Airport here on Friday with four pounds of cannabis, valued at $32,000. Police say a search by customs officers of Gurkirat Singh Sraa’s luggage revealed 16 transparent vacuum-sealed […]

Ifill to answer for $608,000 worth in drugs

Ifill to answer for $608,000 worth in drugs

Police say 28-year-old Jamar Ifill, who surrendered to them last week after he was the subject of a wanted bulletin, has been charged in connection with the discovery of 152 kilogrammes of cannabis, valued at $608,000. This follows a police operation at the Bridgetown Fisheries Complex on December 29 last year in which seven packages […]

‘Sammo’ surrenders

‘Sammo’ surrenders

Police say a 28-year-old man, who was the subject of a wanted bulletin issued last night, is now in their custody. Jamar Leroy Ifill, alias Sammo, of Gall Hill Development #3, St John, today surrendered to police in the company of an attorney-at-law. He is currently assisting lawmen with investigations into a number of serious matters.  

Bajan nabbed with drugs at Jamaica airport

Bajan nabbed with drugs at Jamaica airport

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A 32-year-old Barbadian national was on Tuesday charged with breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act after he was held with ganja at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston. He is Troy Jackman, a technician, of Husbands Garden in Barbados. Reports from the narcotics police are that about 2:15 p.m., the man […]

‘Sammo’ wanted

‘Sammo’ wanted

Police are seeking the public’s assistance  in locating a 28-year-old man, who is wanted in connection with serious criminal matters.   He is Jamar Leroy Ifill, alias Sammo, whose last known address was Gall Hill Development #3, St John. He is about 5’7” in height, slim built, of dark complexion, with average eyes, ears, nose, and mouth. […]

Quiet community startled by deadly gunfire

Quiet community startled by deadly gunfire

The peace of the St Philip community of Foursquare was shattered by the piercing sound of gunshots in the wee hours of this morning, resulting in the death of 20-year-old Romario Lewis of Frere Pilgrim, Christ Church, who was found lying motionless at the neighbourhood shop. Police say the victim suffered multiple gunshot injuries. Following […]

Barbados records first murder for 2017

Barbados records first murder for 2017

Barbados has recorded its first murder for 2017. Police say investigations are continuing into the unnatural death of a 20-year-old Christ Church resident, who was apparently shot and killed sometime after 2 a.m. at Highland, Foursquare, St Philip. The name of the male victim has not yet been released. However, police spokesman Roland Cobbler said his […]

Last chance for youth who broke into mum’s home

Magistrate Douglas Frederick gave a 27-year-old man “one last chance” Wednesday. Everton Rommell Brathwaite, of no fixed place of abode, had been on remand at the Psychiatric Hospital since pleading for help when he first appeared before Frederick on December 28 last year. He had pleaded guilty to entering the home of his mother, Yvonne […]

Accused says he was roughed up by police

Accused says he was roughed up by police

He arrived at the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court after refusing to give his fingerprints or get his photograph taken at the police station. However, after having a long talk with Magistrate Douglas Frederick, 45-year-old Desmond Felicien of Ellis Village, Halls Road, St Michael agreed to “fully cooperate” with police. Felicien pleaded guilty to unlawfully assaulting […]

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