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St Michael duo charged with murder

Two St Michael men, jointly charged with murder, appeared in a Bridgetown Court this morning but were not required to plead to the indictable offence. They are, 20-year-old Christopher Anderson Shepherd, of Queen’s Street and 28-year-old Rico Richan Malcolm Benn, of Dukes Alley in Nelson Street. The duo is accused of murdering LeAndrew Sharvar Coward […]

Former crime fighter granted bail in the High Court

Former senior police crime fighter Ashford Athelbert Rat Brown Jones has been granted bail by the High Court on an ammunition charge. This after his attorney Michael Lashley Q.C., was successful in getting the case against Jones transferred from the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court to the High Court for an urgent application. The accused appeared […]

Attorneys to file urgent bail application for “Rat Brown”

Attorneys for accused former policeman Ashford Athelbert Rat Brown Jones are before the High Court for an urgent bail application on his behalf. This after the 72-year-old, of Goodland, Christ Church appeared before the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court this morning charged with having possession of 100 rounds of .40mm ammunition in his possession without a […]

Former senior officer on ammunition charges

A former senior police officer is expected to appear in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on Friday, October 18, charged with possession of 100 rounds of ammunition without a valid licence to do so. He is 72-year-old Ashford Athelbert Jones, of Goodland Christ Church. According to a release from the Royal Barbados Police Force, officers […]

UPDATE: Body found at Westbury Cemetery

Police have identified the body found in Westbury Cemetery Sunday morning as that of Stephen McDonald Cadogan, 60, of 3rd Avenue, Holder’s Land, Brandons, St Michael. Around 6:15 a.m., police received a call from a woman who said she had just come across the lifeless body of an elderly man in the cemetery. Cadogan’s identity […]

Body found at Westbury Cemetery

Police are at the scene of the discovery of a body at the Westbury Cemetery, Westbury Road, St Michael. Around 6:15 Sunday morning, police responded to a report that a man was discovered with stab wounds and is believed to be dead. Investigations are ongoing.

Shooting in The Pine leaves man dead

A 44-year-old man was killed in a shooting incident at Golden Rock, The Pine, St Michael, Saturday night. Shortly before midnight, police said Keron Anthony Hodge, 44, of #92 Midway Lane, Pinelamds, St Michael, was reportedly liming with other people when a group of men passed by and discharged firearms. Hodge was shot in his […]

Wanted man turns himself in

A 23-year-old man who was the subject of a wanted man bulletin, by police on September 5, has turned himself in. Lawmen say Rahemm Travonte Barnett alias Roper, last known address Wilson Village, Lodge Road, Christ Church, arrived at a police station accompanied by his attorney-at-law. Barnett is now assisting with an investigation, police said.

Man facing firearm and ammunition charges

A 34-year-old man has been charged with gun and ammunition offences. He is Darien Frederick Lester Bailey, of Lot 206 Sweet Pea Drive, South Ridge, Christ Church and South View, Christ Church. Bailey is accused of having possession of the illegal items on August 20. According to police, officers of the Anti-Gun and Gangs Unit […]

Woman 57, shot in New Orleans, St Michael

Police are investigating a shooting incident, which occurred about 3:40 p.m. on Friday in the area of Beckles Avenue, New Orleans, St Michael where Sharon Matthews, 57, was shot in her right hand. Police say they responded to a report of shots being fired in the area and on arrival they found the victim. Matthews […]

Man shot multiple times in Walkers, St Andrew

Police are investigating a shooting incident, which occurred about 10:30 p.m. on Friday in a bushy area at Walkers, St Andrew near the St Andrew’s Parish Church. Deshawn Ricardo Clarke, 25, of Chimborazo, St Joseph was shot multiple times about his body. Police say they responded to a report of shots being fired in the […]

Four charged in connection with serious criminal matters

Police have arrested and charged four men for a number of serious criminal matters involving firearms and ammunition. Andre Jamal Clarke, 21, of Scarborough, Christ Church, was charged for the offences of robbery, endangering life, and use of firearm. Police say these charges were in relation to investigation into a report made on August 3 […]

Two Jamaicans, one Canadian held with drugs at GAIA

Police officers from the Drug Squad of the Royal Barbados Police Force on Sunday arrested and charged two Jamaicans and a Canadian with drug-related offences. The three have been charged with possession of cannabis, possession of cannabis with intent to supply, trafficking cannabis and importation of cannabis. Police say Serena Daniella Gentles, 20, of #7290 […]

Five illegal firearms, 55 rounds of ammunition seized in joint operation

Five illegal firearms and 55 rounds of ammunition were among items seized during a recent police operation. Officers from the Anti-gun and Gangs Unit, Tactical Response Unit (TRU), Suppressing Criminal Activity Threatening Society Unit (SCATS), Police Canine Unit as well as other uniformed police officers, conducted an operation last Thursday. The operation was carried out […]

Taxi operator shot in Oistins

Police are investigating a shooting incident which occurred just before 9 p.m. on Friday in the area known as Granny’s Car Park, Oistins, Christ Church. Carol Anderson Leroy Coultress, the operator of a taxi with registration number ZM344, says he was sitting in his taxi awaiting some passengers he had dropped off at the Oistins […]

UPDATE: Man stabbed to death at Cheapside Terminal

The man who was stabbed to death at the Cheapside Terminal on Saturday, has been identified as 26-year-old Darian Greaves of Union Hall, St Philip. Police say they were called to the Cheapside Terminal shortly before noon on Saturday to investigate reports of a stabbing. Greaves was reportedly involved in an altercation when the stabbing […]

Man stabbed to death at Cheapside Terminal

A 25-year-old man was stabbed to death in Cheapside on Saturday, police say. Police say they were called to the Cheapside Terminal shortly before noon for reports of a stabbing. The victim was reportedly involved in an altercation when the stabbing occurred. He was transported to the QEH by private transport where he was pronounced […]