Category: Crime

AG wants Griffith to Probe Inniss

Attorney General Dale Marshall has urged Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith to launch an investigation into allegations of bribery involving former Cabinet minister Donville Inniss and the Bermuda-owned, Barbados-based Insurance Corporation of Barbados (ICBL). Griffith said yesterday someone would first have to report a crime to the police to trigger an investigation by white-collar crime […]

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Bryden Stokes report stolen goods

Be on the lookout for stolen alchohol and cigarettes, Bryden Stokes Limited has warned. In a statement today, the company reported that some of their vehicles were broken into on Wednesday night and a large quantity of cigarettes and alcohol including Pall Mall, Benson and Hedges and Hennessey and Dewars Whiskey were stolen. “We urge […]

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BPSA and Goddard mum on charges, while Prescod searches for surety

Walter Oneal Prescod’s stay in prison has been extended for at least another two weeks. Prescod, one of three Goddard Enterprises Limited (GEL) workers charged with possession, intent to supply, trafficking and the importation of 267 lbs or 121.4 kilogrammes of cannabis with an estimated street value of $534, 160 on July 23, returned to […]

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Police probe sudden death

Police are investigating the sudden death of a 62-year old St George man. He is Michael Sylvester Dunnah of Watts Village. According to lawmen, Dunnah was on a construction job on the compound of the National Petroleum Corporation when he collapsed in the presence of a co-worker.

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Police investigate a suspected case of arson at a St Philip church

Police are investigating a reported case of arson at the St Martin Anglican Church, St Martins, St Philip, which occurred between 11.30 a.m. and midday on Sunday. According to lawmen, someone set fire to the altar, two kneeling stools and a prayer book. The items were extensively burnt. There was no damage to any other […]

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Force remains hamstrung by manpower shortage, says police commissioner

The Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) remains hamstrung by a “significant” manpower shortage, with Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith suggesting that an additional 241 officers were needed to adequately satisfy domestic demand. Of the current compliment of 1,288 officers, there are just over 260 females. During a media conference at Police Headquarters to report on […]

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Man injured in Christ Church shooting incident

  A Christ Church man is nursing a gunshot wound following a shooting incident that occurred around 7:15 a.m., along Silver Hill Drive. 53-year-old Hugh Harewood of Wotton Plantation  was involved in an altercation with another man who allegedly shot him in the groin. He was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance. The  assailant […]

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One man dead; another injured following carpark shooting

One man is dead and another is nursing a gunshot wound to his left thigh following a shooting incident which occurred around 2:30 a.m. on Friday in the carpark east of the Flour Mill, off Spring Garden Highway, St Michael. Lawmen say the two victims had just disembarked the MV Dream Chaser after attending a cruise […]

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2nd UPDATE-Woman shot and killed in Bush Hall

The woman who was shot and killed at Bush Hall, St Michael last night is 38-year-old Pauline Clarke, of Chase Gap, Halls Road, St Michael. Confirmation of this from police who say the victim’s immediate family members have all been notified and have consented to having her name and other identity details published. Clarke was […]

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Police investigate shooting incident

Police are investigating a shooting incident at Civilian Road, Bush Hall, St Michael. Barbados TODAY understands that a female was injured. (more details as they come to hand.)

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UPDATE-Shooting in Westbury Road

Police are continuing investigations into a shooting incident which occurred around 6:45 p.m. yesterday along Westbury Road, St Michael, near the St Leonard’s Church. The victim, 19-year-old Tre Shabarry Hall, of Reed Street, St Michael, was allegedly involved in an argument with another man before he was shot in the head, right hip, chest and buttocks. […]

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UPDATE-Police identify murder victim

Police have identified the body found at Beckles Road, Orange Hill, St James yesterday evening as that of 31-year-old Renaldo Foster, of Six Mens, St Peter. His death occurred between 5:30 and 6 p.m. Tuesday, following a confrontation with another man in which shots were fired. Lawmen say the victim’s lifeless body was later discovered […]

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Update: Police identify lifeless body

Police have identified the man whose lifeless body was found at Thompson Land, My Lord’s Hill,  St Michael earlier today. He is 70-year-old Antoine Edmund of Odessa Mcclean Avenue, My Lord’s Hill, in the same parish. A neighbour, who was also his caretaker made the identification. Edmund is a St Lucian national who has been […]

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Update: Body found at Licorish Village, St Michael

  Police are seeking the public’s help as they continue investigations into the unnatural death of a male. Just after midday, lawmen found the body of a man in a bushy area at Thompson Land, Licorish Village, St Michael. Police are asking anyone who can identify the man or have any other related information to […]

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Body found at Licorish Village

Police are investigating the discovery of a male body at Licorish Village, St Michael. (More details as they come to hand.)

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Police probe unnatural death in St John

Police are at the scene of an unnatural death along Wakefield Road, St John. Lawmen went to the area after receiving a report about a motionless body on the road around 8:40 a.m. After arriving at the scene, police found the body of a male and a motorcycle in a bushy area . Investigations are […]

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‘They killed my child’

A grieving Christ Church mother, whose son succumbed today to the gunshot wounds he suffered at the hands of police in an incident at Maxwell Plains, in the same parish, on Tuesday, is condemning what she sees as his senseless death. “They killed my child,” was the cry of Norma Stuart, as she publicly vented […]

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