Category: Crime

Teenager charged with murder

  A teenager and a 23-year-old man will appear in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court tomorrow on a murder charge. 17-year-old Daron Devon Thompson of Odessa McClean Drive, My Lord’s Hill, St Michael and Romel Hose Marville of Hawkings Gap, Westbury Road, are accused of taking the life of Donasun Husbands, formerly of Fairfield, Black […]

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Bim tarnished

A day after rating agency Standard & Poor’s sunk this country’s creditworthiness into default territory, Government today declared that the Donville Inniss money laundering scandal has tarnished Barbados’ investment and international business reputation. Some investors were already pondering whether to remain here in the wake of the former business minister’s indictment by a United States […]

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‘No charge’ for now

The Crown’s top prosecutor is yet to have the last word, but so far the police chief has no plans to add to the legal troubles of former Cabinet minister Donville Inniss, unless a complaint is made to the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF). Although Inniss is accused by a US federal grand jury of […]

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Police continue search for stolen Bryden Stokes items

  Police are continuing investigations into the theft of several items valued at $96,000 owned by Brydens Stokes, Barbarees Hill, St Michael. According to lawmen, a large quantity of Hennessy Brandy, several cartoons of Embassy, Benson & Hedges and Paul Mall cigarettes and a quantity of Monster drinks were stolen from the company’s sales trucks […]

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Update – One man dead; two injured following St Lucy shooting

One man is dead and two others were injured in a shooting incident that occurred at Hope Road, St Lucy, around 7:10p.m. Police spokesman Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss said the deceased died on the spot. The other two men – one was injured in his lower spine and right shoulder while the other received an […]

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Police investigate shooting at Hope Road,St Lucy

One person is reportedly dead and two others injured following a shooting incident at Hope Road, St Lucy. No details are available at this time. Police investigations are underway.

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Final suspect

The third person held by police in Monday’s $3 million drug bust aboard the luxury yacht Ecstasy, owned by Goddard Enterprises Limited, has been identified as Walter O’Neal Prescod. According to multiple sources intimately involved in the four-day long investigation, Prescod, 55, was the third crew member aboard the vessel along with Charles Herbert, the […]

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Ecstasy exposed

There is still no indication as to if or when police will charge two prominent businessmen and an unknown third person being questioned in connection with a $3 million drug bust aboard the luxury yacht Ecstasy, which is owned by Goddard Enterprises Limited. Charles Herbert, the chairman of Goddard Enterprises and head of the Barbados […]

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Major seizure

Police have launched a major investigation following the seizure of approximately $3 million worth of illegal drugs found aboard the yacht Ecstasy, which is owned by Goddard Enterprises Limited. Official sources this afternoon told Barbados TODAY the yacht returned to Barbados from Grenada over the weekend with its captain Chris Rogers, a non-executive director with […]

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Disturbing!

Criminals here are not thinking twice about using public events as the launching pad from which to exact revenge on their enemies, or to try to take out their rivals, according to the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF). And as they become more brazen in their approach, they are not shy to openly shoot their […]

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Crime plan

Barbadians are likely to experience some level of inconvenience for the remainder of the Crop Over season as the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) ramps up its crime fighting efforts. Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith said there would be an increase in searches, and some people may come under additional scrutiny as lawmen execute a […]

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Stop the guns!

One of Barbados’ largest private sector groupings is calling on Prime Minister Mia Mottley to implement a comprehensive strategy to tackle the issue of illegal guns. In a direct appeal this afternoon to the country’s leader, President of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) Edward Clarke said he was especially concerned that the […]

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Wild west!

When gunshots erupted just around noon today outside the home of Rafik Patel in Pickwick Gap, St Michael, his thoughts immediately turned to his granddaughter with whom he often plays near where the shooting was taking place. “This shooting so close to my home isn’t a good thing at all. Usually I play with my […]

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Senseless!

Cease and desist immediately! That was the impassioned appeal made today by the management of the MV Dream Chaser to perpetrators of violence in and around its vessel, following the shooting death of 26-year-old Donasan Husbands who was gunned down in the car park east of the Flour Mill, off Spring Garden Highway, St Michael […]

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Murder outside the Gym

The tears streaming down the face of 69-year-old Hazel Clarke tell the story of a mother’s unbearable grief and intense regret over the killing of her youngest child. What started as an evening at the Pro-Fit Gym in Civilian Road, Bush Hall, St Michael ended fatally for Clarke’s daughter, Pauline, around 8:30 last night. Police […]

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Police investigate shooting incident

Police are investigating a shooting incident, which occurred at Westbury Road, St Michael this evening. More information as it comes to hand.

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He could’ve killed me!

Sixty-one-year old Michael Grazette was certain he was staring death in the eye yesterday, as some 4,000 pounds of metal “swung” at him. “I thought he was going to kill me,” Grazette recalled today of the hit-and-run driver who came within a whisker of ending his life at the Passage Road Junction in Baxters Road, […]

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