Police officer accused of two counts of fraud

A 50-year-old police officer has been formally charged with two counts of fraud.

Station Sergeant Cecil Taylor of 7th Avenue, West Terrace, St James appeared before Magistrate Christopher Birch in the St Matthias Magistrates’ Court today where he was not required to plea to the indictable offences, which allegedly occurred on January 30th this year.

Taylor, who is attached to the Criminal Investigations Department, was granted bail in the sum of $5,000 with one surety.

He was also ordered to surrender his travel documents and must report to the Holetown Police Station every Tuesday and Thursday before 9:30 am.

Taylor appears in the Oistins Court on May 9.

10 Responses to Police officer accused of two counts of fraud

  1. Mike Baje
    Mike Baje May 5, 2017 at 6:21 pm

    Police Station Sargeant!

  2. Carson C. Cadogan May 5, 2017 at 8:36 pm


  3. truful May 5, 2017 at 8:48 pm

    Hi Carson ,I missed your comments but today we are on the same side.His family and associates we must pray for them.

    • harry turnover May 6, 2017 at 6:20 am

      Pray for someone who is ACCUSED of FRAUD ???? why not PRAY for the VICTIM/S and their FAMILIES ?

  4. gsmiley May 5, 2017 at 9:13 pm

    So how come we don’t know what the offences are?

  5. Nanci May 6, 2017 at 9:37 am

    So he got charge for fraud and some comments said pray for him? It don’t matter if you a beggar or police Sargent, he needs to pay for his crime. Barbados needs to stop having two sets of laws, one for the ordinary citizen, and the other for those who should know better. This guy should know better. I hope the victims sue his estate or property, and get their funds back. I don’t care if he is what, he is a criminal. He needs to be off the job. I heard about a prominent person knock down a cyclist, but was able to sue the cyclist for damaging his car. Only in barbados where the rich can buy up beach property and close it off from the general public. Or put huge rocks where was once picnic spots to prevent people from accessing the area

  6. Nanci May 6, 2017 at 9:41 am

    I pass by a hotel up ch ch, they enclose that entire beach area. You can only access that beach if you a guest at the hotel. Then they have a tiny space to access the beach, but it says… private property. Barbados getting sold off. Citizens lucky they have a few beach spaces

  7. Nanci May 6, 2017 at 9:46 am

    Charges will be swept under the big rug, don’t trust anyone these days. The biggest criminals are the ones who think they above the law. He will contact his friends to get the charges disappear. The victims have to get a lawyer. That’s why customs clerks treat Caribbean visitors with gross disrespect and get away with it, because we give these people too much respect and trust they don’t deserve. At the end of the day, they are the same humans like all of us.

  8. Raysymbolic May 6, 2017 at 12:21 pm

    …..who’s policing the police ?

  9. Police news May 6, 2017 at 12:38 pm

    Pray for this family or him no no ….. he is very dishonest he took up those Bulgarian fraud card and went to ATM machines around barbados with his daughter Cecilia Taylor and withdrew thousands of dollars the same daughter was quickly shipped away to England when the investigation started
    He is wicked and dishonest…. but I’m glad for him


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