Category: Crime

Broken dream

An afternoon cruise aboard the popular party boat MV Dream Chaser came to a bloody end yesterday because of a stabbing incident that sent passengers into a state of shock and panic. The four-hour ISSA VYB cruise was coming to an end at around 4:50 p.m. and the vessel was preparing to dock at Cavans […]

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Ince gets ten year jail term

  The clerical officer who stole over a million dollars from the Psychiatric Hospital, which was held at the Central Bank of Barbados, has been sentenced to ten years in prison. Madam Justice Michelle Weekes today handed down the sentence on 43-year-old Anderson Ryan Ince, of Hannays, St Lucy in the No.2 Supreme Court. Last […]

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Police identify body found at Wakefield, St John

Police have identified the man whose lifeless body was found at Wakefield Road, St John this morning. He is 38-year-old Antonio Mapp of Sherbourne #3, in the same parish. Mapp’s body was found in a bushy area along with a motorcycle. Investigations are continuing.  

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Christ Church man shot by police remains stable at QEH

  Thirty-two-year-old Dwayne Omar Ward alias Lil Yosh of Dayrells Hill, Christ Church who was shot at Maxwell Plains, Christ Church yesterday remains in a stable condition at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. According to police public relations officer Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss, lawmen were in Maxwell Plains carrying out investigations into a report they received. […]

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Rapid gunfire

The quiet in Maxwell Plains, Christ Church was disturbed this morning by rapid gunfire as police fired off 13 shots, leaving one man in critical condition. It was around 11:30 a.m. when the incident occurred. At the time, investigating officers were approaching a resident to make some inquiries when a series of loud explosions were […]

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Police probe Christ Church shooting

Police are continuing investigations into a shooting incident at Maxwell Plains, Christ Church this morning that has left one man hospitalized in critical condition. Dwayne Omar Ward alias Lil Yosh of Dayrells Hill, in the same parish, was shot around 11:30 a.m. According to police public relations officer Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss, lawmen were in Maxwell Plains carrying […]

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Living in fear

Residents of Brittons Hill, St Michael are expressing concern for their safety after one of their own was attacked and robbed at his home early this morning. Police say 24-year-old Roscae Chandler was left nursing a gunshot wound to his upper left arm after five armed bandits broke into his home around 2:50 a.m. Chandler, […]

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Five school boys injured in altercation at Daryl Jordan Secondary

Police are investigating an altercation on the compound of Daryl Jordan Secondary School, Trents, St Lucy, yesterday which resulted in various bodily injuries to five school boys. During the lunch period, a group of school boys became involved in a fight in the area of the canteen. Three of boys were stabbed about their bodies […]

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Man, 65, shot and injured in Fitts Village

Police are investigating a shooting incident which resulted in the injury of one man. This occurred sometime around 5:45 a.m. on today at Risk Road, Fitts Village, St James. Sylvester Small, 65, was shot in his upper right shoulder. Police say Small was at his residence standing outside his door when a young man approached […]

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Ugly turn

There has been another ugly stabbing incident involving secondary school students. This afternoon emergency responders, including ambulance and police, were summoned to Daryll Jordan Secondary School in St Lucy after an altercation between students turned bloody around midday during the school’s lunch break, leaving five males injured. Police Public Relations Officer Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss […]

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Burglars caught

Police have made a breakthrough in a series of burglaries in the south of the island, arresting three of the burglars, including a woman, and solving a number of cases in the process. While Acting Senior Superintendent of Police in charge of the Southern Division Bruce Rowe made no mention of an organized ring when […]

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Prisoner escapes lawful custody

Police are searching for 24-year-old Rodney Darian Clarke, of 6B Bottom Close Wildey, St Michael, who escaped lawful custody around 5 p.m. yesterday along St Michael’s Row, The City. Clarke is five feet four inches tall, of brown complexion with brown eyes, a small nose, lips and eyes. He has a low haircut with moustache and […]

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Gunned down

A Christ Church family is today in a state of shock over the untimely and unexpected death of 51-year-old Winston Bynoe, who was gunned down a short distance away from his St Matthias home last night. Bynoe was at the residence of a friend when two masked men pounced around 11:30 p.m. Police say the […]

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Fatal shooting at St Matthias

Police are probing the unnatural death of 51-year-old Winston Trevor Bynoe, of Block 4C, St Matthias Housing Area, Christ Church. Bynoe was shot multiple times around 11:30 last night whilst at the residence of a friend in his community. Reports are that two masked men entered the gate of the home and fired gunshots, causing […]

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Police confirm wanted husband’s death

Five days after his body was laid to rest in a private ceremony, police late Saturday confirmed the death of 47-year-old David Dacosta King, who was being sought by them for the April 14 killing of his wife Onica. The 36-year-old Guyanese nail technician was stabbed to death at her Swan Street store in the full […]

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Senior cop vows to end ‘chaos’ at van stand

The Royal Barbados Police Force has described the conduct of some vendors and public service vehicle (PSV) operators in the Constitution River Bus Terminal as chaotic, and is warning that it intends to restore order to that facility, particularly with the planned opening soon of a new terminal. However, during a surprise tour of the […]

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Police investigating death of 33-year-old man

Police are investigating the circumstances which resulted in the death of a 33-year-old man about 5:30 this morning following an incident at the ‘Mad Pub Bar’ located at the junction of Combermere Street and Bay Street, St. Michael. Police say they received a report from medical personnel at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital that an unknown […]

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