Category: Crime

Police come under fire

The Royal Barbados Police Force has reported that some of its officers were shot at while patrolling areas of St Michael on  Thursday January 17 around 9:30p.m. “Police from the Anti-gun and Anti-gangs Unit were on routine mobile patrol duty in the areas of Chapman Lane, New Orleans and Murphy’s Pasture. Whilst they were traveling […]

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Canadian visitors admit to importing drugs

Two Canadian visitors who pleaded guilty to importing marijuana into Barbados have been remanded to HMP Dodds. Eighteen-year-old Janella Christy Milord Ashford and 20-year-old Marc Dawins Cimeus, both of Ottawa, also pleaded guilty to possession, possession with intent to supply and trafficking of the illicit substance. The duo was caught on January 13 when they […]

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Two injured in New Orleans shooting incident

Two men were injured in a shooting accident that occurred at New Orleans, St Michael on Tuesday January 15 around 8:05p.m. Both victims are from the aforementioned area. They are 21-year-old Leejay Walker, of 8th Avenue, who was injured in his feet and 52-year-old Henderson Hewitt of 7th Avenue, who received injuries to his thigh, […]

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One man injured in St Martins shooting

A 33-year-old man is nursing injuries to various parts of his body following at shooting incident at St Martins, St Philip. Police say Brian Anthony Orland Hunte, of Harmony Lodge, in the aforementioned parish, was attending a Reddah Fire promotion at Bongles Hideaway around 11:10p.m. when he was shot in the abdomen, left hand and […]

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Update: One dead in Barbarees Hill shooting

Barbados has recorded its third murder for 2019. Senior Investigating Officer, Acting Assistant Superintendent of Police, Victor Forde said lawmen responded to a report of a shooting about 8:48a.m. on Tuesday January 15 at Barbarees Gardens, Barbarees Hill, St Michael. On arrival they found 42-year-old Daryl Harris of the same address injured. Harris was taken […]

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Police probe Barbarees Hill shooting

Lawmen are currently on the scene of a shooting incident at Barbarees Hill, St Michael. According to police a man was shot and transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. More information as it comes to hand.

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Police investigating shooting in St James

Police are asking anyone with information on a shooting at Fox Club Gap, the Garden, St James, to come forward. Shortly before 3 p.m. on Friday, police responded to reports of a shooting incident in the area. On arrival, police said the learnt that Jamar Greaves of Grape Hall, St Lucy had been shot in his […]

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Family in shock over Ronald Rudder’s death

Family members of 25-year-old Ronald Rudder of 1st Avenue, Gills Gap, Eagle Hall, St Michael are in shock over his sudden passing. Around 5:15 p.m. on Friday, the father-to-be was sitting alone at a house located at Ridgeway, The Pine, St Michael when several gunshots were heard. Rudder’s body was discovered lying on the road after […]

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Update: Barbados records second murder for 2019

Barbados has recorded its second murder for the year. Police say the deceased, Ronald Rudder, was sitting alone at a house located at Ridgeway, The Pine, St Michael around 5:15p.m. when several gunshots were heard. Other persons who were in the vicinity socializing ran away.  However, they discovered Rudder lying on the road when they […]

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Barbados records second murder for 2019

Barbados has recorded its second murder for the year. A man was shot multiple times earlier this evening at Ridgeway, The Pine, St Michael. He was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by private vehicle where he was pronounced dead. Police are currently on the scene. More details as it comes to hand

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As soon as Shaquille Toppin (inset) stepped out from his home (on the right) he was gunned down.

A sister’s pain

The brutal killing of 24-year-old tattoo artist Shaquille Toppin has not only left his Danesbury, Retreat Road, Black Rock, St Michael family reeling in pain, but also with many unanswered questions. This afternoon, his sister Zonel Forde told Barbados TODAY that she was struggling to understand why somebody would riddle her younger brother’s body with […]

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Police probe shooting

Police investigations are under way into a shooting incident at Odessa McClean Road, My Lords Hill, St Michael. The shooting occurred about 9:50p.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Acting Police Public Relations Officer Station Sergeant Michael Blackman said lawmen were told that 33-year-old Shane Rashid Omar Brown, of the aforementioned address, received a gunshot injury to […]

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Barbados records first murder for 2019

Barbados has recorded its first murder for 2019. Investigations are under way into the shooting death of 24-year-old Shaquille Toppin, of Danesbury, St Michael. Police spokesman Station Sergeant Michael Blackman said lawmen responded to reports of a shooting at the aforementioned area, near Retreat Road, Black Rock around 9:55p.m on Tuesday, January 8. On arrival […]

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Confidence trickster on the prowl

Police are on the hunt for an unknown man who robbed two elderly citizens of their money on Sunday night. The culprit is between 5′ 9″ and 5′ 11″ tall, of medium build and brown in complexion. His hair is cut low, he wears a thin moustache, has a rotten front tooth and teeth missing […]

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St James woman wanted by police

The Royal Barbados Police Force is requesting the public’s help in locating a woman wanted for questioning in connection with a serious criminal matter. She is Louann Merlaine Gibson, of N0. 4 Thorpes Terrace, St James. The 47-year-old is approximately 5′ 5” tall, brown in complexion, of medium build and has an oval face. Gibson […]

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Man shot in Wanstead Gardens

Police are investigating a shooting in Wanstead Gardens, St Michael. Around 8:10 p.m. last night, police responded to reports of a shooting in the area. On arrival, police said they were told that a young man was shot in the area of his right thigh and had been transported to QEH via ambulance.

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Lawmen kept busy on New Year’s morning

Members of the Royal Barbados Police Force responded to several incidents at the start of the New Year. Police spokesman Sergeant Michael Blackman reported the following: Lawmen responded to reports of gunshots a Greenfield, St Michael about 12:35a.m. On arrival Maxine Vaughn of the same address said she was sleeping when she felt a burning […]

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