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Police seize guns, suspects apprehended

Several men are currently assisting police with investigations into the seizure of a number of firearms. Lawmen were conducting an operation at Kew Road, St Michael, on Sunday, May 20, around 9:30 p.m., when they intercepted a vehicle occupied by the men. Police Public Relations Officer Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss said the illegal weapons were […]

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UPDATE: Police investigating unnatural death at Tudor Bridge

Police are investigating the death of a 34-year-old man which occurred about 3:45 p.m. on Saturday. The Black Rock Police said they received a report that a group of men who were liming and playing a game of dominoes at Seales Avenue, Tudor Bridge, were approached by a man armed with a gun. The man fired […]

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Police investigating unnatural death at Tudor Bridge

Police are at the scene of an unnatural death at Seales Avenue, Tudor Bridge, St. Michael. Details are sketchy but Barbados TODAY understands the victim is a 34-year-old man. More details as they come to hand.

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Jamaican national to appear in court on drug charges

  Jamaican national Patrick Junior Gray is expected to appear in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court today on a string of drug related charges. The 47-year-old of Leith Hall District, St Thomas, Jamaica has been charged with unlawful possession of cannabis; unlawful possession with intent to supply cannabis; trafficking cannabis and importation of cannabis. Gray […]

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Murder accused nabbed in St Lucia

Police have arrested a 37-year-old man with the May 2017 murder of Sherwin Success, of Kingsland Terrace, Christ Church. Adijah Jahmani Younge, of Lot 119 Wotton Terrace, Christ Church, was nabbed by St Lucia police on Monday and brought back to Barbados by officers of the Royal Barbados Police Force on Tuesday. He is scheduled to […]

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PSV workers remanded to Dodds

Two Public Service Vehicle workers charged with yesterday’s fracas in the River Van Stand have been remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds. Thirty-year-old Travis Tremaine Brathwaite of Sealy Hall, St Philip and 34-year-old James Anthony Andrews of Apple Hall Terrace in the same parish appeared before Magistrate Graveney Bannister in the District ‘A’ Traffic Court […]

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Man who attacked Barbados’ Foreign Minister gets 18-month jail term

  The St Philip man who robbed Foreign Affairs Minister Maxine McClean and committed several other crimes between December 2017 and February this year has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. Magistrate Graveney Bannister handed down the sentence in the District A Traffic court today on 30-year-old Ansley Lamar Worrell, of Woodbourne Park after […]

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Update: Police identify man fatally shot at Deacons Road last night

  Police have identified the man who was fatally shot last night at Deacons Road, St Michael. He is 36-year-old Dwayne Lyndon Dublin of Phillips Road, St Stephens Hill, St Michael. Dublin was shot on the compound of Channel Supermarket around 8:12 p.m. Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to call the […]

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Police investigate shooting at Black Rock, St Michael.

Police are investigating the shooting death of a man in the carpark of Channell Supermarket, Black Rock, St Michael. (more details as they come to hand.)

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Vincentian pastor and family charged after scalding man

SOURCE – CMC – A magistrate Monday sentenced a pastor, his wife and daughter to four years in prison after they were found guilty of pouring hot liquid on a man following what they described as a “spiritual warfare” two years ago. Senior Magistrate Rickie Burnett imposed the sentence on Nigel Morgan, his wife Althia, […]

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Vehicles damaged in rock throwing incident outside Combermere

An angry St Michael resident is venting her frustration after a rock throwing incident involving students from the Combermere School damaged two private vehicles and a Barbados Water Authority (BWA) water meter close to her home. The woman, who did not want to be identified, said the incident occurred in Leinester Road, Waterford, St Michael […]

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Free them!

A civil society group that advocates for the legalization of marijuana here is demanding the release of everyone jailed for using the illegal drug. Cannabis Barbados is contending that the use of cannabis ought not be a criminal offence in the first place, therefore, it was wrong to jail people who use it mainly for […]

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Saffrey condemns latest ‘inhumane’ attack on vagrant

President of the Barbados Vagrants and Homeless Society (BVHS) Kemar Saffrey has described as “inhumane”, an assault on a homeless man late last night. Saffrey and his team visited the man at Independence Square, The City today and later told Barbados TODAY the young man was not in bad shape. “He was beaten by a […]

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St James men to appear in court tomorrow on multiple charges

Two men will tomorrow appear in the Holetown Magistrates’ Court on a string of drug and gun related charges. They are 26-year-old Kadeem Chad Remalo Jones of Endeavour #3 St James and 32-year-old Juan Juist Geraldo Clement of Jackman’s Road, Endeavour, St James. Jones was arrested last Friday after police executed a search warrant at […]

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Police probe unnatural death

Police are investigating an unnatural death. A body was discovered behind the Bridgetown Fisheries Complex, Princess Alice Highway,  around 2:50 p.m. Public Relations Officer of the Royal Barbados Police Force Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss told Barbados TODAY police responded to a call from a male who reportedly spotted the body at sea. Police are yet […]

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Be your sister’s keeper, Barbadians told

In light of last Saturday’s fatal stabbing of 36-year-old Onica King, which occurred in the middle of Bridgetown, human right activist Felicia Dujon is calling on Barbadians to be their sister’s keeper and to intervene where possible to provide assistance to victims. “Our women are being terrorized, whether it be psychologically, financially or physically and […]

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No laws broken in filming and sharing dying woman – police

The person who on Saturday filmed and distributed via social media a video of a dying Onica King broke no laws, according to police. The video, which clearly shows the bleeding 36-year-old professional nail technician fighting for her life after she was stabbed multiple times in the presence of her two young children, provoked outrage […]

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