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Police probing sex video involving minor

Police probing sex video involving minor

An official investigation has now been launched into a disturbing sex video circulating on social media, in which a 14-year-old boy is seen performing oral sex on an older man. The Child Care Board (CCB) has released a terse statement confirming that it had become aware of the video and police were now probing the […]

BAM wants Kadooment to go down another road

BAM wants Kadooment to go down another road

In the wake of Monday’s shooting incident which left one man dead and marred the climax of the annual Crop Over festival, a spokesman for masqueraders is calling on the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) to change the current Kadooment route. President of the Barbados Association of Masqueraders (BAM) Chetwyn Stewart today suggested that this was […]

No shooting at QEH, says James

No shooting at QEH, says James

Management of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) is refuting reports circulating on social media of a shooting incident at the state-run medical facility on Kadooment Day. However, the hospital was Monday forced to initiate mass causality protocols following a shooting incident on Spring Garden Highway during the climax of the annual Crop Over festival that […]

Police appeals for video of Spring Garden shooting

Police appeals for video of Spring Garden shooting

As the police continue their investigations into the shooting incident which occurred sometime after 6 p.m. on Monday in the area of the  Spring Garden Highway, they are appealing to anyone who may have captured video footage or cellular phone recordings of the incident to share it with them. Twenty-year-old Taried Junior Rock of 3rd […]

Man held with firearm during Foreday Morning Jam remanded

Man held with firearm during Foreday Morning Jam remanded

A man who was held with a firearm and a quantity of marijuana during Saturday’s Foreday Morning Jam appeared before Magistrate Cuffy-Sargeant in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today. Twenty-three-year-old Darron Denico Austin of Glebe Land, St George was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of four rounds of ammunition and unlawful […]

Canadian sisters held with drugs at GAIA

Canadian sisters held with drugs at GAIA

Two Canadian sisters were held at the Grantley Adams International Airport on Saturday, August 5 and slapped with several drug-related charges. They are 31-year-old Caleece Whitney Schrouder and 38-year-old Kiyha Calissa Schrouder. Caleece Schrouder was charged with unlawful possession of cannabis, unlawful possession with intent to supply cannabis, trafficking cannabis, importation of cannabis, unlawful possession […]

QEH dispels rumours of lock down

QEH dispels rumours of lock down

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) has responded to rumours circulating on social media that it is on ‘lock down’ and that shooting incidents have occurred on the wards and in and around the immediate vicinity of the hospital. Communications Specialist Lyn-Marie Deane has refuted the rumours, saying such statements are all false and unfounded. She […]

UPDATE-Shooting death mars Crop Over climax

UPDATE-Shooting death mars Crop Over climax

Police are investigating the shooting death of 20-year-old Taried Junior Rock of 3rd Avenue, Chapman Lane, St Michael. It occurred after 6 p.m. on Monday during the Grand Kadooment climax on the Spring Garden Highway. Lawmen say a number of gunshots were heard, and officers, who were on duty along Spring Garden at the time, […]

Small rides away with top designer prize

Small rides away with top designer prize

With a cloud of controversy still hanging over his victory in this year’s Kiddies Kadooment contest, 25-year-old designer Kevin Small has still managed to drive away with top honours in this year’s Grand Kadooment parade. When the final results were announced by the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) tonight, Small emerged as the clear winner in […]