UPDATE-Five firearms discovered in food barrel

Skye Murray

A 29-year-old woman has been remanded to jail after she was nabbed at the Bridgetown Port last Thursday on two firearm offences.

Skye Yasmin Lecreta Murray of Perry Gap, Roebuck Street,  St Michael reportedly went to the Bridgetown Port to clear a barrel labelled personal effects. During a search by Customs officers, five disassembled firearms were discovered concealed among food stuff in the barrel.

The matter was reported to the police and Murray was taken into custody and subsequently arrested and formally charged with importation and possession of firearms.

This morning, Murray appeared in the District ‘A’ Court before Magistrate Douglas Frederick but was not required to plead to the indictable offence.

She was remanded until January 12.

36 Responses to UPDATE-Five firearms discovered in food barrel

  1. John Wick
    John Wick December 19, 2016 at 12:59 pm

    I feel she get setup

  2. Shanny Chandler
    Shanny Chandler December 19, 2016 at 1:02 pm

    Lovey Donna P

  3. Lovey Donna P
    Lovey Donna P December 19, 2016 at 1:05 pm

    Shanny Chandler I was saying the same thing.I feel she get set up that poor girl maybe in know bout nothing so .I would of rat out all of them.

  4. Zabeeda Abdool
    Zabeeda Abdool December 19, 2016 at 1:13 pm

    That’s a set up….no one in their right mind will do such foolishness…come on….A barrel have to check-in and check out…why would she do that…is she retarded….ppl don’t trust anyone….life is weird

  5. Cat Rock
    Cat Rock December 19, 2016 at 1:22 pm

    The sender should be charged as well

  6. Marcelle Kelly
    Marcelle Kelly December 19, 2016 at 1:32 pm

    As i keep saying ya cannot trust a fellow in these time ppl does plan for ya

  7. Isolene Evans
    Isolene Evans December 19, 2016 at 1:36 pm

    The sender should be investigated and charge also.

  8. Lashann Lala Whyte
    Lashann Lala Whyte December 19, 2016 at 1:42 pm

    Stupessss de only set up that was is who ever she clear de barrel for talk nuff n somebody tell de police, n yes some ppl is that foolish cause them feel them barrels might not get search all de time n some times they dont even search de barrels fully

    • Eugene Lavine
      Eugene Lavine December 19, 2016 at 2:11 pm

      Even if a barrel don’t get physically searched all the way they still have to pass through x-ray scanners and explosive detectors and whats not. The fact that they searched the barrel all the way to the bottom was probably because they knew the guns were there from the scans and took them out to detain her and have her arrested. A lot of the time when they find illegal stuff they are just waiting on the ppl to collect them to arrest them.

    • Lashann Lala Whyte
      Lashann Lala Whyte December 19, 2016 at 2:16 pm

      Yea true them just waitin fa de person to come

  9. Philippa Joseph
    Philippa Joseph December 19, 2016 at 1:48 pm


  10. Oats Walton
    Oats Walton December 19, 2016 at 1:53 pm


  11. Lola De Palma
    Lola De Palma December 19, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Person who sent it should be charge with trafficking firearms. Federal crime.

  12. v Elaine Van huis December 19, 2016 at 2:21 pm

    My first thought was she trusted someone she should not have and my first thoughts are usually right on. She needs to talk.

  13. Gail Agard Wallace
    Gail Agard Wallace December 19, 2016 at 2:38 pm

    I guess I don’t understand why someone would just send her 5 firearms for the heck of it. They are costly. Something seems fishy. If she was set up , why not just send one. Not 5

  14. Rick December 19, 2016 at 2:39 pm

    They need to find out from her who sent the barrel and try to get that person extradited to bim to face chages, if that is not possible at least put out a warrant for his/her arrest so if he/she ever enter bim they can be held accountable.

  15. Shamaine Andrew
    Shamaine Andrew December 19, 2016 at 2:47 pm

    Y not give her bail at least….if it is a first time offence

    • Peter December 19, 2016 at 4:18 pm

      There is always a first time for everything. Ask any former virgin.

  16. Peter December 19, 2016 at 4:16 pm

    That was not a set up. One gun would have done the same job. Don’t need five. The sender can easily be a non-existing person and a false senders’ address. Drugs and firearms in parte can and are popularly disguised and hidden in personal effects such as foodstuff, toys and electronics. They easily pass the untrained eye. A keen customs officer only needs one decipherable part of a part to trigger their curiosity, elaborate computers can identify that part from many angles matches it and ask Carolitta the rest. She knows everything. My point here is I think she knows damn well what was coming for Christmas. The probably thought the port officials and customs would have been too busy to notice an unsuspecting part of a part.

  17. Eulene Rollock
    Eulene Rollock December 19, 2016 at 4:24 pm

    I hope u had nothing to do with this, if someone use u pray tell the Lord what u want he will make a way when its seems to be no way.

  18. Lennox hewitt December 19, 2016 at 5:10 pm

    She did not get ser up she is just and idiot i does collect barrells from port 3 times a year so i no it’s a big chance bringing thing illegal n barrells cause there pick down your barrells so don’t try it .

  19. Lennox hewitt December 19, 2016 at 5:18 pm

    Peter correct i can post a letter with a rong name and adress postman only interested in where the letter going not who send it yes only need one gun for set up she no just what she comming to collect.

  20. Sherry Ann Alleyne
    Sherry Ann Alleyne December 19, 2016 at 5:53 pm

    I am sorry for what happen to you sky hope you come home soon we love you

  21. Eddie Forde December 19, 2016 at 7:21 pm

    Checks by custom officials should be more stringent. The less guns on the street the safer for everyone.

  22. Ashanda Coward
    Ashanda Coward December 19, 2016 at 7:21 pm

    From how the story going HER OWN FRIEND SET HER UP. Hmmmm sad the people we call friends and the girl dont have a clue what going on. Your friend come an tell you they want a barrel in your name obviously you would say yes as its your friend and asking a friend to put a barrel in they name seem fishy hmmm. I would have said no but she looks so soft though.

  23. Eddie Forde December 19, 2016 at 7:40 pm

    Don’t fool yourself, she knew what she was getting into. Maybe she was being paid to colect the merchandise. Lock her up and the person who sent her too.

  24. Phillsop December 19, 2016 at 9:15 pm

    This is just the tip of the iceberg. Do you know how many guns come in this island?

    Young woman are used to transport guns because it is long thought that it is the men that are responsible. While it may be true that the men are the ones behind it the women are either paid of are accomplishes in the act.

    There is more to this picture than is being seen right now.

    I cannot give you more at this time.

  25. Troy December 19, 2016 at 9:18 pm

    Wow listen to all the people who knew what went down. Wunna is de judge and jury? No use she going court cuz wunna sentence she. If she was wanna family or girlfriend wanna would have sang a different tune.

    • Peter December 19, 2016 at 10:25 pm

      Troy, you sound like you should be her defense attorney. five guns not one. all in parts at different locations in that barrel. Computer programs are so advanced that they can detect suspicious looking parts and parts of parts from any angle and alert customs officials. Fake senders and senders’ address could be used too. Look man those guns would have been reassembled and either sold or rented for serious criminal activity. Five lives at least just got saved.

  26. Tan tan December 19, 2016 at 9:52 pm

    I know her and no one not even me knows what happened! Stop judging people! If she knows or doesn’t it’s not for us to decide her fate!!! I believe she is innocent even though u don’t judge a book by its cover but at this time of the yrr knowing it’s Christmas do u think she would do that to herself as she has a young daughter ???

  27. North Point December 20, 2016 at 12:10 am

    even if she was nice all year, look wha de hell she gone and do, get naughty just so, I wonder if she gine blame santa fuh sending she de wrong barrel. I believe that when she get she first fone call at Dodds, she should get in contact with santa and ask him what went wrong with de barrel, and see if he is willing to tek it back, ho, ho, ho,ho. happy new year to yuh. “Typee Griffith yuh rite like sh..e, de guns coming tru de port yuh.


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