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Police appeal to public to stay clear of crime scenes

Police appeal to public to stay clear of crime scenes

Police has expressed concern about public contamination of crime scenes, following videos of the scene of a recent murder in Todds Land, St George, circulating on social media. The Royal Barbados Police Force’s Public Relations Officer, Acting Inspector Roland Cobbler issued a statement today, on the heels of yesterday’s discovery of the body of 48-year-old […]

Wanted: Dario Devon Drayton

Wanted: Dario Devon Drayton

Lawmen are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted in connection with serious criminal matters. He is 25-year-old Dario Devon Drayton, alias ‘Scooby’ or ‘Luke’, whose last known address is Turton Gap, Gittens Road, Government Hill, St Michael. He is about 5’6” in height and slimly built with a light brown complexion. He […]

Semi-finalists named for Pic-O-De–Crop 2017

Semi-finalists named for Pic-O-De–Crop 2017

House of Soca’s Franswaa and AC as well as All Stars’ singing policewoman Charisma were the three first-timers among the 18 chosen for the Pic-O-De-Crop Semifinal showdown on July 21. AC – House of Soca This morning following the judging of All Stars Calypso Tent at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, the much-anticipated announcement was […]

UPDATE-Murder in St George

UPDATE-Murder in St George

Police are investigating the unnatural death of 48-year-old Kenrick Adolphus Spooner of #1 Pool land, St John, which occurred sometime after noon on Thursday at Todds Land, St George. Lawmen say they were alerted to Spooner’s death around 6:02 p.m. They later discovered his motionless body lying face down in a bushy area, with what […]

$10,000 bail on drug charges

A White Hall, St Michael man was placed on $10,000 bail when he appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant in the No. 2 District ‘A’ Criminal Court’ charged with multiple drug possession offences. Recko Antonio Joseph is charged with possession of cannabis, possession of the drug with intent to supply, trafficking the drug, and cultivating it. […]

Alcohol abuse no joke

Alcohol abuse no joke

With several songs over the last few Crop Over seasons seemingly glorifying excessive alcohol consumption, one drug treatment centre has urged Barbadians to take the issue of alcohol abuse more seriously. Director of Clinical Services at Marina House Angela Sealy said while alcoholic beverage manufacturers often urge consumers to “drink responsibly”, people must be aware […]

Text lands conductor in hot water

Text lands conductor in hot water

The next time Tony Antonio Seon Smith sees a text message that he does not like, he will have a $900 reminder to keep his cool. Smith, of Murray Land, Clevedale Road, Black Rock, St Michael, pleaded guilty to assaulting Dionne Daniel, occasioning her actual bodily harm, on July 12. The 29-year-old conductor appeared before […]

Help us!

Help us!

Fuming and frustrated residents of Government housing units in Kensington Lodge, The City say they are in desperate need of help, as they face a wide range of potentially dangerous problems in their homes and community. They say they have been neglected and left to contend with garbage pile-ups, overgrown bush, and homes that are […]

Taxi operators feeling the pinch

Taxi operators feeling the pinch

The vexing National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL), along with increases in petrol prices, is hitting taxi operators in Bridgetown where it hurts most – in their pockets. Several taxi drivers spoke to Barbados TODAY this week on condition that their given names not be used. They described a tale of woe stemming from the steep […]