Category: Crime

Arson accused remanded to Dodds

A 58-year-old salesman, accused of setting fire to a building housing several businesses on Bolton Lane, The City, was remanded to HMP Dodds today. Ricardo Anderson Riviere, of Fairfield Main Road, Black Rock, St Michael appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick today on a single arson charge. He is alleged to have destroyed by fire the […]

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Police investigate the discovery of a body

Police are conducting investigations into the discovery of a badly decomposed body on top of a well along the Cummins section of the ABC Highway leading to Hinds Hill, St Michael. Lawmen said they received the report about 9:30 a.m. ( more details as they come to hand.)

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Wanted man: Jamar Kevin-lee Blackman

Police are on the hunt fo  a man wanted in connection with serious criminal matters. He is 25-year-old Jamar Kevin-lee Blackman of Millionaire Road, Ashton Hall, St Peter. Blackman is dark in complexion, has a stocky build and is about five feet, four inches tall. His hair is plaited. He has a tattoo of two […]

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Three men charged in connection with seizure of guns, ammunition and drugs

Three men were arrested and charged in connection with the seizure of guns, ammunition and illegal drugs during a recent police operation at Roach Village, St George. Officers from the Anti-Gun and Gangs Unit, the Major Crime Unit, the Tactical Response Unit , the Canine Unit and the Drug Squad conducted the exercise at the […]

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Christian Mission Church became the latest scene of a shooting on Sunday afternoon.


A church in Lightfoot Lane proved no sanctuary from the gunplay plaguing the nation, as the Christian Mission Church became the latest scene of a shooting on Sunday afternoon which left a Bush Hall, St Michael man wounded. “Disgraceful,” was how resident Keith Bond Agard described the incident in which Wayne Barker, 38, was shot. […]

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CEO of Washington University to face multiple charges

The Chief Executive Officer of Washington University (Barbados) Inc is set to appear before the St Matthias Magistrates’  Court on multiple charges today. Rao Venkata Gopi, 42 of #11 Falcon Crest, Tuscany, Oldbury, St Philip was charged in the District ‘C’ jurisdiction with three counts of evading liability at Casa Grande Inc for three dishonoured […]

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Update: Shooting incident Lightfoot Lane, St Michael

A 38-year-old St Michael man is nursing gun shot injuries following a shooting incident at Lightfoot Lane, St Michael earlier this afternoon. Wayne Barker of Bush Hall, St Michael suffered a gun shot wound to his abdomen. Police are continuing investigations.

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Police probe shooting incident at Lightfoot Lane, St Michael

Police are investigating a shooting incident at Lightfoot Lane, St Michael. Barbados TODAY understands that a male was injured. (more details as they come to hand.)

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Police probe shooting at Country Road, St Michael

Police are currently on the scene of a shooting incident at Country Road, St Michael. One man sustained injuries and was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by a private vehicle. (more details as they come to hand.)

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Cheryl Willoughby

‘Outsiders may be gun attackers in neighbourhoods’

It’s possible that the gun violence shattering some communities may be perpetrated by outsiders and not by residents, the Government’s chief criminologist has suggested. And it’s a hypothesis she plans to test as the island grapples with the recent spate of shootings. “My hypotheses is that the violence that we are seeing may not be […]

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Teen charged with New Orleans, St Michael shooting

Police have arrested and charged an 18-year-old male in connection with the shooting incident that occurred at New Orleans, St Michael, between September 23 and 24. He is Mahindra Alexander Thomas, of Redman Road, Deacons, St Michael. The accused has been charged with unlawful use of a firearm, use of a firearm without a valid […]

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One of the houses damaged by bullets in New Orleans, St Michael after a weekend shooting spree.

Terror in Orleans

Masked gunmen opened fire indiscriminately in a weekend shooting spree in the inner-city community of New Orleans, grazing at least one resident as she scampered for safety over a two-day reign of terror. A Barbados TODAY team found residents reflecting on the gun attack, tell-tale bullet holes, a slow police response, and their lucky escape […]

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The scene of this morning’s shooting incident in Kingsland, Christ Church.

Woman shot after ‘quarrel’

Police were up to news-time still questioning a man said to have quarrelled with a young woman moments before she was shot and injured at Kingsland, Christ Church this morning. The woman, whose identity is yet to be disclosed formally, is nursing a gunshot injury to the arm following the shooting incident around 9.30 this […]

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Update: Police probe unnatural death

  Police are continuing investigations into the unnatural death of a male at 5th Avenue, Rowans Park North, St George. Acting Police Public Relations Officer Sergeant Michael Blackman told reporters that around 5 p.m., police responded to a call to visit the location and upon arrival they discovered the lifeless body of a male at a […]

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Murder accused remanded

Two St Lucy men accused of murder were remanded to Her Majesty Prison Dodds today. Forty-year-old Dwayne Carlo Griffith and 20-year-old Shaquan Shawdon Ramario Mascoll, both of Stroud Bay, appeared before Magistrate Wanda Blair at the Holetown Magistrate Court charged with the death of Zico Bowen, formerly of Salmonds, St Lucy. The duo was also […]

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Two remanded to Dodds for fish vendor’s murder

Murder accused 24-year-old Dave Fedel Aristide James and 34-year-old Verena Isilma Vasilka Cuffy were this morning remanded to HMP Dodds until October 11.   The two, of Wavell Gardens, Black Rock, St Michael, who appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant, are charged with the September 7 murder of fish vendor Stephen “Molly” Small. They were not […]

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Police probe murder in Haynesville, St James

Police are investigating the unnatural death of a man, which occurred in the wee hours of this morning at Central Close, Haynesville, St James. Dario Ramon Greaves who lives in the same community and was formerly of Grape Hall, St Lucy received multiple gunshot injuries in a shooting incident. He was taken to the Queen […]

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