Category: Crime

Update: Fatal shooting at Chapman Street, St Michael

A man is dead following a shooting incident at Chapman Street, St Michael which occurred around 7:20p.m. Dead is 23-year-old Shaquille Greenidge, of No. 61 Kensington Lodge, St Michael. Police say Greenidge was riding a motorcycle long Chapman Street and Kings Street when masked men travelling in a car opened fire. Investigations are continuing. Lawmen are […]

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Police investigate shooting at Chapman Street, St Michael

Police are currently on the scene of a shooting incident at Chapman Street, St Michael. (more details as they come to hand.)

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Coconut vendor shot in Graeme Hall

Police are currently on the scene of a shooting incident at Graeme Hall Road near Top Rock, Christ Church. Police say one man, believed to be a coconut vendor, is nursing injuries to his chest. The injured man was taken to the QEH by ambulance. More details as they come to hand

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St Kitts gets help from Barbados in fight against crime

The government of St Kitts and Nevis, under the leadership of Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Dr Timothy Harris, is cracking down on crime in the Federation as it pursues its developmental agenda to bring peace, security and stability to the country. The government has once again deployed the Regional Security System (RSS), which […]

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Community police officers returned to Crab Hill on Saturday

Law enforcers were back in St Lucy on Saturday, one days after mounting an operation in the Crab Hill area. On Friday members of the security forces carried out “a robust stop and search intervention” which commenced around 2 a.m. Armed officers from the Royal Barbados Police Force and personnel from the Barbados Defence Force […]

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GUYANA – Attorney General urged to investigate Ukrainians who allegedly attempted to pervert justice

The New York-based Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) is calling on Guyana’s Attorney General, Basil Williams, to investigate allegations that two Ukrainian nationals, criminal defendants in a subjudice case, contacted relatives of a magistrate in an attempt to pervert the course of justice. On Saturday, CGID said the Ukrainians, Vitaly Paraschuck and Maksym Furtak, […]

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Update: School boy injured in stabbing incident on Tudor Street

A Secondary school student is said to be in stable condition at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital after receiving a stab wound to his abdomen earlier this evening. Stefan Hoyte,16, of Black Rock, St Michael, was at Tudor Street in The City when the incident occurred around 4:45 p.m. Hoyte told police he was beaten by […]

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St James man remanded to Dodds

Twenty-six-year-old Alvon Omar Harewood was today remanded to Dodds after appearing at the Holetown Magistrates’ Court on multiple charges. Harewood, of Chapel Gap, Lower Carlton, St James was charged with unlawful possession of a shotgun; unlawful possession of six rounds of 12-guage shotgun ammunition; unlawful possession of cannabis; unlawful possession with intent to supply cannabis; […]

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Police seize guns, ammunition and drugs in St George operation

  Several people are in police custody assisting with investigations into the seizure of guns, ammunition and a quantity of illegal drugs over the weekend. This follows  a police operation on Saturday at the Survival Bar, Roach Village, St George operated by Denis Maynard. The operation included personnel from the Anti Guns and Gangs Unit, […]

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‘Fraud U.’

It was in the waning months of the Freundel Stuart administration, three months before a general election, that Minister of Education Ronald Jones boasted that the island was making great strides as a hub for medical education. Among the earliest and brightest jewels of the adminstration’s thrust was the Washington University of Barbados, housed at […]

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Three St Lucy men remanded to Dodds

Andre Omar Jackman, also known as Lord Evil was remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds after being charged with several criminal matters today. Forty-year-old Jackman of Stroud Bay, Crab Hill, St Lucy appeared before Magistrate Wanda Blair at the Holetown Magistrate Court this morning. He has been charged with using a firearm without a valid […]

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Police probe shooting in Waterhall Land, St Michael

Police are continuing investigations into a shooting incident at Waterhall Land, St Michael last night. Lawmen said no one was injured, but a house and a car were damaged. (more details as they come to hand.)

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Police investigates another shooting in St Lucy

Police are investigating reports of a shooting incident near North Stars Cricket ground. (more details as they come to hand.)    

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One injured in shooting incident in New Orleans, St Michael

One person was injured in a shooting incident at New Orleans, St Michael around 9:30 last night. Police have recovered a large number of spent shells from various types of weapons. The victim sought private medical attention. Police are continuing investigations.  

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JAMAICA – Church condemns murder of young pastor

The Administrative Bishop of the Church Of God of Prophecy, Winston Leith, has condemned the murder of one of the pastors of the church saying, “the temple was desecrated by spineless men who think that they have the right to take a life”. Jamaica police continue their search for the lone gunman who reportedly walked […]

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Kim Ramsay

Gun violence epidemic

Gun violence in Barbados is an epidemic spiralling out of control, fuelled by abundant firearms in an “aggressive society, the Government’s top criminologist Kim Ramsay has suggested. Almost half of the island’s murders were gun-related, Ramsay, criminologist for the Government’s Criminal Justice Research and Planning Unit.  Last year, the murder death toll was 31. Ramsay […]

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Police continue investigations into Tuesday’s unnatural death at Rowans Park, St George

Police say Syberton Miller of 5th Avenue, Rowans Park North, St George remains in critical condition at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Miller is the wife of former chairman of the Barbados Tourism Product Authority Cecil Miller who was found dead at their home on Tuesday evening.  Mrs Miller was found in a semi-conscious state. Investigations are […]

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