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Bajan nabbed with drugs at Jamaica airport

Bajan nabbed with drugs at Jamaica airport

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A 32-year-old Barbadian national was on Tuesday charged with breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act after he was held with ganja at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston. He is Troy Jackman, a technician, of Husbands Garden in Barbados. Reports from the narcotics police are that about 2:15 p.m., the man […]

‘Sammo’ wanted

‘Sammo’ wanted

Police are seeking the public’s assistance  in locating a 28-year-old man, who is wanted in connection with serious criminal matters.   He is Jamar Leroy Ifill, alias Sammo, whose last known address was Gall Hill Development #3, St John. He is about 5’7” in height, slim built, of dark complexion, with average eyes, ears, nose, and mouth. […]

Quiet community startled by deadly gunfire

Quiet community startled by deadly gunfire

The peace of the St Philip community of Foursquare was shattered by the piercing sound of gunshots in the wee hours of this morning, resulting in the death of 20-year-old Romario Lewis of Frere Pilgrim, Christ Church, who was found lying motionless at the neighbourhood shop. Police say the victim suffered multiple gunshot injuries. Following […]

Barbados records first murder for 2017

Barbados records first murder for 2017

Barbados has recorded its first murder for 2017. Police say investigations are continuing into the unnatural death of a 20-year-old Christ Church resident, who was apparently shot and killed sometime after 2 a.m. at Highland, Foursquare, St Philip. The name of the male victim has not yet been released. However, police spokesman Roland Cobbler said his […]

Last chance for youth who broke into mum’s home

Magistrate Douglas Frederick gave a 27-year-old man “one last chance” Wednesday. Everton Rommell Brathwaite, of no fixed place of abode, had been on remand at the Psychiatric Hospital since pleading for help when he first appeared before Frederick on December 28 last year. He had pleaded guilty to entering the home of his mother, Yvonne […]

Accused says he was roughed up by police

Accused says he was roughed up by police

He arrived at the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court after refusing to give his fingerprints or get his photograph taken at the police station. However, after having a long talk with Magistrate Douglas Frederick, 45-year-old Desmond Felicien of Ellis Village, Halls Road, St Michael agreed to “fully cooperate” with police. Felicien pleaded guilty to unlawfully assaulting […]

Partners in crime

Partners in crime

Two siblings and partners in crime will spend the next 28 days at HMP Dodds after admitting to attempted burglary. Jim Ron Fenty, 22, and his older brother Jason Nathaniel Fenty, 23, both of #20 B Down Hill Drive, Eden Lodge, St Michael, are charged with entering Nicole Branch’s home as trespassers on December 30, […]

Community service for breaking traffic laws

An unemployed man must complete 120 hours of community service after pleading guilty to several traffic offences. Chad Mario Delany Elcock, 24, of Block 11A Rosemont, Deacons Road, St Michael admitted before Magistrate Graveney Bannister in the District ‘A’ Traffic Court to riding a bicycle on Barbarees Hill without a bell or any other warning […]

Man admits to assaulting one officer and resisting another

A St Michael man Tuesday pleaded guilty to several charges, two years after he made his first appearance in court. Ryan Curwen Calendar, of Barbarees Gardens, admitted before Magistrate Douglas Frederick to assaulting Police Constable Theodore McClean with intent to prevent his lawful apprehension on August 26, 2014. He also pleaded guilty to resisting Constables McClean […]

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