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The Government of Barbados is on the war path to shoot down the “unnecessary” importation of guns, as the Attorney General expresses worry over a rising number of people applying for licences. Speaking to reporters at the end of a business luncheon organized by the Barbados International Business Association at Hilton Barbados Resort this afternoon, Adriel Brathwaite lamented that there were […]

Police probing two shootings

Police are probing two more shooting incidents which occurred over night, with law enforcement officers being the target of one of the attacks. The first gun assault, in which a detective was slightly injured, happened at around 11 o’clock last night in Chapman Lane, The City, about six hours after a 21-year-old man was shot […]

Shooting at Haynesville

A 25-year-old man has been hospitalized after being shot early this morning at Haynesville, St James. Police say  Shamir Nicholas, of the same address, was injured in his right shoulder and neck during the altercation with with another man. Nicholas is undergoing surgery at the QEH.  

Three charged after illegal gun seizures

One of the three is also facing 22 burglary charges.

Police seize illegal firearms

Police have seized four illegal firearms and are questioning two people in connection with the find. In the first seizure, one automatic firearm was found on “a person of interest”, Police Public Relations Officer Inspector David Welch said in a statement issued today. The other three – two Tech-9 machine pistols and one 9 mm […]

Boat captain on money laundering charge

Police say boat was leaving Barbados with US$22,650 and $21,115 in Barbados currency.

Priest remanded

  Head of the Anglican Church in Barbados, the Most Reverend Dr John Holder, has declined to comment on the remand of the Reverend Frank Gill to HM Dodds after lawmen found 60 rounds of ammunition at his residence at Friendly Hall, Hothersal Turning, St Michael. When contacted by Barbados TODAY, the Archbishop of the […]

‘Let go death penalty’

Barbados again urged to stop capital punishment.

Wanted man captured

Carlo Devere Hinkson, alias “Birdman”, is now in police custody after several months on the run. Police PRO Inspector David Welch says the man – formerly described as armed and dangerous – was captured by lawmen. Hinkson has not yet been charged.

Police find murder suspect

Police have found the man wanted in connection with last weekend’s murder of a woman in Oistins but sources tell Barbados TODAY he had to be taken to hospital. Details of his condition are not known at this time. The man had been sought after 45-year-old Linda Tull was found dead in her car, parked […]

Clarke a ‘cool guy’

It should never have happened to him –– the muted words of friends and neighbours of Ronnie Omar Clarke of Crusher Site Road, Prospect in St James. “He was a cool guy who stayed away from trouble. He never got into any high words with anybody. [We’re] distraught. The way things happened, they shouldn’t have […]

Police investigate murder

            Police are investigating the unnatural death of Ronnie Omar Clarke, 35 years of Crusher Site Road, St. James, which occurred about 11.00 pm on 3rd November 2013.   Clarke was sitting outside his residence when he was shot several times.  He sustained gunshot injuries to his left arm and […]

Youth charged

    PRESS RELEASE   UPDATE ON NELSON STREET MURDER   Police have arrested and charged a male 12 year old juvenile with the offence of murder in relation to the unnatural death of Andagan Smith 14 years of Cyprus Street, Bridgetown, St. Michael, which occurred about 5.30pm on 1st November 2013, at the junction […]

Suspected murder at Nelson Street

  PRESS RELEASE         Police are investigating the unnatural death of Andagan Smith 14 years of Cyprus Street, Bridgetown, St. Michael, which occurred about 5.30pm on 1st November 2013, at the junction of Nelson Street and Waterloo Alley, Bridgetown, St. Michael.   Smith was playing a game at the time with other […]

Shooting in pleasant hall

Residents of Pleasant Hall in St Matthias, Christ Church, had a scare when two armed men, on foot, shot at a man and his wife, who were driving along that stretch of road after ten this morning. Police public relations officer Inspector David Welch said that as a result the husband lost control of the […]

Unnatural death

The sleepy St Thomas district at Fisherpond #2 was this morning plunged into mourning after one of its own died under what one resident termed “the most brutal of circumstances”. Fifty-three-year old Moreta Doreen Forde’s body was discovered at her home by neighbours in the early hours of this morning. This followed a fire at […]

Pleasant Hall shooting

    PRESS RELEASE    SHOOTING INCIDENT AT PLEASANT HALL     Police are investigating a shooting incident which occurred on Pleasant Hall Road, St. Matthias, Christ Church, about 10:20 am on Thursday 31 October 2013.   Two persons (husband and wife) were travelling along Pleasant Hall Road in their motor car, when they were […]

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