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Police probe unnatural death

Police are investigating an unnatural death. A body was discovered behind the Bridgetown Fisheries Complex, Princess Alice Highway,  around 2:50 p.m. Public Relations Officer of the Royal Barbados Police Force Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss told Barbados TODAY police responded to a call from a male who reportedly spotted the body at sea. Police are yet […]

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Be your sister’s keeper, Barbadians told

In light of last Saturday’s fatal stabbing of 36-year-old Onica King, which occurred in the middle of Bridgetown, human right activist Felicia Dujon is calling on Barbadians to be their sister’s keeper and to intervene where possible to provide assistance to victims. “Our women are being terrorized, whether it be psychologically, financially or physically and […]

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No laws broken in filming and sharing dying woman – police

The person who on Saturday filmed and distributed via social media a video of a dying Onica King broke no laws, according to police. The video, which clearly shows the bleeding 36-year-old professional nail technician fighting for her life after she was stabbed multiple times in the presence of her two young children, provoked outrage […]

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Cool it, man!

One of the country’s most vocal campaigners for women’s rights is appealing to the male population here to curb their urge to harm partners whom the suspect of cheating. In an intensely moving reaction to Saturday’s stabbing death of 36-year-old professional nail technical Onica King of Lead Vale, Christ Church, Public Relations Officer of the […]

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Wanted man: Christopher Dave Johnson

Police are on the hunt for a St Michael man wanted for questioning in connection with a serious criminal matter. He is Christopher Dave Johnson, who is also known as Tall Up, from Bannister Land, Martindales Road,  or #107 Welches Terrace, St Michael. Johnson is slim and is five feet, eleven inches. He has a […]

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St James man to face gun and ammunition charges

A St James man is set to appear before the Holetown Magistrates’ Court on gun and ammunition charges. 28-year-old Katani Jalani Emmanuel Callender of Risk Road, Fitts Village, St James has been charged with possession of a firearm without a licence and possession of ammunition. Police arrested Callender last Saturday around 5:50 p.m., at St […]

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Wanted man: LeRoss Leandre Burnett

Police are on the hunt for a man wanted in connection with serious criminal matters. He is 29-year-old LeRoss Leandre Burnett, aliases Bin, Ross and CJ of Longford Place, Waterford Housing Area, St Michael. Burnett is five feet, 11 inches tall and has a dark complexion. He is slim and has a Tribal tattoo on […]

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Major drug seizure at Bridgetown Port

Authorities at the Bridgetown Port on Thursday intercepted a vehicle laden with 465.7 lbs of cannabis. The seizure was reportedly made around 12:15 p.m. As a result, two Barbadian males are currently assisting with investigations into this matter, police said Friday in a brief statement on the incident, which remains under active investigation by the […]

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Husband apologizes

Murder accused Applon Ishmael Ithamar Parris today apologized for publicly embarrassing his wife when he sent out an “obscene” video of her via an electronic device on March 26, the same day he allegedly murdered her lover, Police Constable Shayne Welch. Favouring his right leg, the 26-year-old, of Taitt’s Road, Brittons Hill, St Michael, who […]

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‘My sheep gone!’

“I want my sheep back!” This is the cry today of small farmer Cheryl Phillips who said she was robbed of five of her precious livestock by unknown larcenists sometime between yesterday evening and the wee hours of this morning. According to Phillips, the bandits entered through the back gate of her Bibby’s Lane, St […]

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No troublemaker

The father of the young man who was stabbed to death in the River Bus Terminal yesterday is insisting his son was not the aggressor. As a matter of fact, Michael Gooding of Ellerton, St George said his 23-year-old son, Kemar, was a victim of circumstance. “He was not the aggressor yesterday. Somebody was holding […]

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