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Missing girl found

Missing girl found

  Police report that missing 12-year-old Shayria Maricia Maynard of Frenches, St George has been traced and is safe. The Royal Barbados Police Force thanks the public and the media for its assistance.

Four injured in St Michael accident

Four injured in St Michael accident

Four people suffered injuries in an accident involving a route taxi and a Transport Board Bus along Belle Road, St Michael around 2:20 p.m. The route taxi was driven by 25-year-old Andre Atkins of Pilgrim Road, Christ Church while the Transport Board bus was driven by 42 year-old Reuben Hinds of Two Mile Hill, St […]

Hoyte remanded to Dodds

Hoyte remanded to Dodds

Fifty-eight-year-old Leon Dacosta Hoyte has been remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds after appearing before Magistrate Ian Weekes at the District ‘D ‘ Magistrate Court this morning on a number of gun related offences. Hoyte, who is also referred to as Leon Dacosta Sealy of Porey Spring, St Thomas is charged with unlawful possession of […]

12-year-old girl missing

12-year-old girl missing

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 12-year-old girl. She is Shayria Maricia Maynard of Frenches, St George. The Grantley Adams Memorial student was last seen by her grandfather sometime around 6:45 a.m. on Tuesday when he transported her to the Fairchild Street Bus Terminal to catch a bus to school. At the […]

Confessed killer gets life

Confessed killer gets life

Confessed killer Ryan Antonio Oneal Bullen has been sentenced to life in prison for the death in 2007 of 14-year-old Kalifa Downes. Madam Justice Jacqueline Cornelius handed down the maximum sentence this afternoon in the No.5 Supreme Court saying there was a need to protect society for the convicted man. Bullen pleaded guilty to manslaughter […]

No Christmas break for dope addict

No Christmas break for dope addict

A desperate plea by Gary Dimitri Riley to let him spend Christmas with his family fell on deaf ears as Magistrate Douglas Frederick remanded him to HMP Dodds for the next 28 days for possessing cocaine paraphernalia. The 30-year-old Riley, of no fixed place of abode, was arrested on Nelson Street, The City on Saturday […]

Predator

Predator

Public service vehicle (PSV) driver George Lamar McLawrence will not be plying any routes for at least another six years or so after he was sentenced to jail today for serious indecency against a 19-year-old male. McLawrence, who in October was found guilty of the offence, was told by Madam Justice Jacqueline Cornelius in the […]

Cadogan to spend Christmas at Dodds

Cadogan to spend Christmas at Dodds

If 58-year-old Joseph Henry St Clair Cadogan is to celebrate the spirit of Christmas he must do so behind the prison gates at HMP Dodds. The perennial thief of no known address was today remanded to prison until January 9, 2018 on charges of stealing a car, among other items. Cadogan, who appeared before Magistrate […]

Wage talks postponed until Friday

Wage talks postponed until Friday

There has been a further delay to the planned resumption of stalled salary negotiations between Government and the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW). After receiving word last week from the Ministry of the Civil Service of the December 13 restart to the talks which have been fitful since last year, NUPW President Akanni McDowall […]