Crime

French Customs Seize 582 Kilos Of Cocaine In Container From Martinique

French Customs Officers at the port of Marseille have seized 528 kilos of cocaine with an estimated street value of 37 million Euros in a moving container from Martinique. The seizure took...

Babonneau Woman Stable After Shooting

A Hill Twenty, Babonneau woman was in stable condition at the OKEU Hospital after a shooting incident at Roseau on Thursday, police say. Law enforcement officials said around 8:30 pm, officers from...

Police Probe Fatal Stabbing At Marigot

Police are investigating a fatal stabbing at Fond Mange, Marigot, on Thursday night. Investigators have identified the deceased as Asher St. Rose. According to a police press statement, around 11:00 pm, officers from...

Masked Men Shoot Morne Serpent Resident

On Wednesday, two masked men pursued a Morne Serpent, Gros Islet resident, shooting him in the left arm. Police said the 25-year-old man was in stable condition at the OKEU Hospital. According to...

Ministry Of Equity Expresses Outrage Over Increasing Trend Of Assaults Against Homeless Persons

Officials at the Ministry of Equity, Social Justice and Empowerment are expressing outrage over what they say is a sad and criminally distasteful trend affecting the homeless within the Castries city...

Two Men Injured In Marchand Shooting

On Monday, two men sustained injuries after a suspected drive-by shooting in Marchand, Castries. Police said the incident occurred about 8:30 pm along Marchand Road. A police release said investigations revealed that one...

Police Identify Deceased In Jacmel Shooting

Police have identified the deceased in the fatal shooting at Jacmel as 34-year-old Gavaska Shangoo of Odsan. According to a police statement, about 12:30 am on Monday, August 8, 2022, officers attached...

Desir Acknowledges Need For Outside Help Amid Violent Crime Wave

Police Commissioner Milton Desir has acknowledged the need for outside help amid Saint Lucia’s current violent crime wave. The country has recorded 41 homicides this year, including three fatal police shootings. “At that...

Police Lay Charge In Death Of Saltibus Woman

Police say they have arrested Shern Curt Emmanuel of La Perle, Saltibus, and charged him for intentionally causing the death of Mary Julietta Charles of the same community on November 2,...

Police Probe Jacmel Homicide

Police have opened a homicide investigation after the discovery of a man's body on the road at Jacmel. According to reports, the body had apparent gunshot wounds. Sources told St Lucia Times that someone discovered...

Police Probe Gros Islet Drive-By Shooting

Police are investigating a drive-by shooting at Gros Islet on Saturday afternoon, resulting in a 23-year-old man sustaining a gunshot wound to the leg. Law enforcement officials said the shooting occurred around...

Police Identify Deceased In Babonneau Shooting

Police have identified the man who succumbed after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds on Friday night in Babonneau as Shaquille Auguste, 27, alias 'Smiley'. Law enforcement officials said about 10:22 p.m. on Friday,...

Police Open Homicide Investigation After Death Of Woman In Choiseul

Saint Lucia police say they are treating the death of a woman at Choiseul as a homicide. A police statement identified the deceased as 72-year-old Diana Theodore. "About 12:00 am today, August 6,...

Police Probe Fatal Shooting At Babonneau

Police are investigating a fatal shooting at Paix Bouche, Babonneau. According to law enforcement officials, a man in his twenties sustained multiple gunshot wounds in a drive-by shooting on Friday around 10:20...

‘I Did Not Want Him To Die So Young’

The mother of a Saint Lucian teenager reported shot dead last week in Martinique, has told reporters here that she did not expect him to die in the way that he...

UN Chief Blasts Human Trafficking As ‘All-Out Assault’ On Rights, Safety And Dignity

Human trafficking is a horrific crime and “an all-out assault on people’s rights, safety and dignity,” Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday, the eve of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. “Tragically,...

Shots Fired In Gros Islet – Two Men Hospitalised

Two men were in hospital after separate shootings in Gros Islet within hours of each other. According to a law enforcement official, one of the men sustained injuries to the face and...

Police Probe Shooting At Marc, Bexon

Police are investigating a shooting incident at Marc, Bexon, where one man sustained gunshot wounds. The circumstances surrounding the early Friday morning shooting were not immediately clear. But the Saint Lucia Fire Service...

Alvina Reynolds Calls For Vigilance Amid Violent Crime Surge

Former Government Minister Alvina Raynolds has called for societal vigilance amid a violent crime surge, including attacks on women. Reynolds made specific reference to the recent discovery of a partially decomposed body...

Police Probe Fatal Shooting At Corinth

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at Corinth, Gros Islet, Friday. Law enforcement officials told St Lucia Times that the shooting occurred near the Riverstone area. The deceased's identity has...

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