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Blame the alcohol!

Blame the alcohol!

A Christ Church man who unleashed a severe beating on a woman who was standing at a bus stop, says he was under the influence of marijuana and alcohol at the time. Delano Tyrone Taylor of No. 3, Carvette Apartments, Maxwell, pleaded guilty Friday before Magistrate Douglas Frederick in the No.1 District ‘A’ Criminal Court […]

Missing woman found

Missing woman found

Twenty-two-year-old American Lauren Asele Broomes, who was reported missing yesterday, has been found and is safe. The Royal Barbados Police Force thanks the public and the media for their assistance .

Christ Church man dies following shooting incident

Christ Church man dies following shooting incident

A 34-year-old Christ Church man is this island’s latest murder victim. Closton Robinson of Parish Land, Christ Church died today at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital after being shot in the wee hours of this morning. According to police, Robinson was involved in an altercation with another man while at the Soaliom Bar, in Parish Land […]

American woman missing

American woman missing

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing American woman, identified as 22-year-old Lauren Asele Broomes who has been residing at Maxwell, Christ Church. She was last seen by her grandmother Ruth Dorinal sometime around 9:20 p.m. on Monday, July 24. At the time she was wearing a pink or peach coloured dress, […]

ZR conductor gets bail on wounding charge

ZR conductor gets bail on wounding charge

A ZR conductor was released on $9,000 bail with one surety Thursday afternoon on a wounding charge. Rico Jamal Antonio Forde of Haynesville, St James, appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant in the No.2 District ‘A’ Criminal Court, charged with unlawfully and maliciously wounding Everet Branch with the intent to do serious bodily harm. The offence […]

Cell phone ban was a ‘mistake’, says Jones

Cell phone ban was a ‘mistake’, says Jones

Minister of Education Ronald Jones says his 2009 decision to ban cell phones in schools was a “mistake”. “In Barbados, sometimes out of fear, we are caught up in discussions over whether we should have mobile phones in schools, and I admit banning the use of technology was a mistake I made. “In all honesty, […]

Teen gets wings clipped for Crop Over

Teen gets wings clipped for Crop Over

A teenager who pleaded guilty Thursday to assaulting his mother, will not be allowed to attend any night events for the balance of the 2017 Crop Over season. Eighteen-year-old Roeul Anderson Lavine Husbands of Knights Land, Westbury Road, St Michael committed the offence against his mother, Carla King on July 25, 2017. However, it was […]

Man fined $5,000 for growing weed

Man fined $5,000 for growing weed

A 32-year-old St Michael man was Thursday fined $5,000 for cultivating marijuana in his backyard. Edward Ricardo Kellman, of Number 32, Lodge Terrace, pleaded guilty when he appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant in the No.2 District ‘A’ Criminal Court to growing the illegal drug on July 27, 2017. Kellman also pleaded guilty to possession of […]

Trigger happy

Trigger happy

Residents of Deacons Farm, St Michael got a rude awakening Wednesday night, as the sound of unbridled gunfire took hold of the community in the dead of the night. It was around 11 p.m. when the shots rang out, catching many by surprise and throwing them into immediate panic and despair as they were literally […]