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Jail for gangs

Jail for gangs

Gang members beware! Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs Adriel Brathwaite today served notice that it could soon be an offence punishable under the laws of Barbados for persons to be associated with criminal gangs. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a National Consultation on Crime and Violence, Brathwaite said Government was preparing […]

Cops ordered to clean up Oistins station

Cops ordered to clean up Oistins station

Health officials have ordered the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) to clean up the Oistins Police Station as a matter of urgency. In a letter dated October 4th 2017, signed by an environmental health officer from the Randall Phillips Polyclinic and addressed to Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith, lawmen were given 14 days to have […]

It was a mistake to campaign on crime and violence, suggests Carrington

It was a mistake to campaign on crime and violence, suggests Carrington

Speaker of the House of Assembly Michael Carrington has warned that Government alone cannot resolve this island’s crime problem. Addressing a Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Christ Church South branch meeting at the St Lawrence Primary School, Christ Church yesterday evening, Carrington insisted that society as a whole had a major part to play in stemming […]

Two arrested in Cane Garden, St Thomas

Two arrested in Cane Garden, St Thomas

Police have arrested and jointly charged 45-year-old Corey Cleophus Parris of Shop Hill, St Thomas and 23-year-old Shakir Omari Maycock of 7th Avenue, New Orleans, St Michael with unlawful possession of a firearm and six rounds of ammunition. Parris was reportedly driving along Sunflower Drive, Cane Garden, St Thomas around 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday, in […]

Judgment stands

Judgment stands

Six years after being sentenced to six concurrent life terms for killing six young women in the Campus Trendz fire on Tudor Street, The City, Renaldo Anderson Alleyne’s challenge against his sentence was this morning dismissed by the Court of Appeal. In delivering the judgment on behalf of a three-member panel of appellate judges, president […]

Cane Vale family living in fear

Cane Vale family living in fear

Relatives of a 19-year-old Christ Church man who was shot just outside his home at Cane Vale Crescent #4 last night say they are desperate for answers. Police are reporting that Renaldo Rolando Sealy was liming in the area with other men when a motorcar approached, and one of the occupants opened fire on the […]

Persons of Interest

Persons of Interest

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identify two persons of interest – a male and a female – wanted in connection with separate criminal matters. Lawmen say the man is about 5ft 5 inches tall, muscular built, dark in complexion, has high cheekbones and small features, while the female is of light brown complexion. […]

Skewed justice

Skewed justice

Local attorneys are viewing with suspicion the speed at which a senior police officer facing ammunition charges was able to secure bail. Mere hours after a magistrate remanded Acting Senior Superintendent of Police John Mark Annel to HMP Dodds until October 23, his lawyers Sir Richard Cheltenham and Shelly-Ann Seecharan were able to secure a […]

Bajan cops could soon be using pepper spray

Bajan cops could soon be using pepper spray

The Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) could have pepper spray as part of its non-lethal weapons arsenal by the end of this year, depending on the outcome of joint study with the Caribbean Law Enforcement Foundation (CLEF). CLEF President David Watson told reporters on the sidelines of the foundation’s launch today at the Regional Security […]