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Rough day in court for Foster

Rough day in court for Foster

A 44-year-old conductor will know his fate in a week’s time after he pleaded guilty to theft and assault in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court Friday. Adrian Pedro Foster of Kings Village, Kings Street, St Michael admitted before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant to stealing $420 belonging to Elvis Lavine on May 12. He also confessed to […]

Stench returns

Stench returns

The perennial stench returned to the south coast tourist belt Friday morning, after an electrical outage at the sewage plant in St Lawrence, Christ Church resulted in a shut down of one of the pumps. Head of the Waste Water Department at the state-run Barbados Water Authority (BWA) Patricia Inniss confirmed the development, which she […]

Painful loss

Painful loss

Family members of Sydney Simmons are having a difficult time expressing in words how they feel about the loss of the former teacher and broadcaster who died in hospital on Tuesday. His grieving wife Monica had been at Simmons’ side throughout his ailment until he breathed his last breath. Still shaken and in shock, she […]

Police foul up

Police foul up

A St Michael man was Friday allowed to walk free of a four-year-old drug charge after the two arresting officers gave different dates for when the offence allegedly occurred. James Jeffery Hunte of School Lane was arrested and charged on September 4, 2013 with possession of 2.36 grammes of cannabis after he was reportedly caught […]

Police identify body that washed ashore

Police identify body that washed ashore

The body of a man that washed ashore in the early hours of this morning has been identified as that of Terry Winston Stowe of Ulster Road, Grazettes, St Michael. The 32-year-old was seen in the sea at Worthing Beach, Christ Church just after 11 p.m. on last night, and was later observed floating face […]

Update: Unnatural death at Worthings Beach, Christ Church.

Update: Unnatural death at Worthings Beach, Christ Church.

    Police have identified the man who died at Worthings Beach, Christ Church last night. He is 32-year-old Terry Winston Stowe of Ulster Road, Grazettes, St Michael. Stowe was seen floating face down in the water around 11 p.m. His body later washed ashore around 1:25 a.m. Police say a post mortem will be […]

Police search for missing Christ Church teenager

Police search for missing Christ Church teenager

Police are seeking the public’s assistance to locate a missing teenager. Fourteen-year-old Shamia Simpson of Charnocks, Christ Church was last seen by her mother Tameisha Simpson at home around 11.30 p.m. At the time she was wearing a white armhole shirt, a black acid wash short pants and slippers. Simpson is 5 ft 5 in […]

Police probe unnatural death

Police probe unnatural death

  Police are investigating the unnatural death of a man said to be in his 30s, at Worthing Beach, Christ Church last night. The man, whose name has not been disclosed, was seen in the water just after 11 p.m. Sometime later he was  observed floating face down, before disappearing under water. The body washed […]

Woman’s boyfriend threatens her son’s father with crowbar

Woman’s boyfriend threatens her son’s father with crowbar

A 46-year-old St George man has been ordered to keep the peace for the next six months, otherwise he will either have to pay the court $1,000 forthwith or spend a month in jail. Magistrate Douglas Frederick handed down the sentence Thursday to Sherwyn Orlando Small of 2nd Avenue, Newbury after he pleaded guilty in […]