Crime

Man Hospitalised After Bloody Attack In Castries

A 42 year old man is in hospital following a bloody attack in Castries Friday afternoon. Emergency officials told St Lucia Times the attack occurred at the Castries Waterfront. It was not immediately clear what precipitated the incident. However a Saint Lucia...

Two Arrested For Recent Soufriere Shooting

Saint Lucia police have arrested two individuals and charged them in connection with a shooting incident in Soufriere recently. The two have been identified as Gordon Pascal and Torrel Pascal of Fond Bernier, Soufriere. They are suspects in a shooting that...

Thieves Target Sea Moss Farmers

Thieves are making life difficult for sea moss farmers, at a time when there's a huge demand for sea moss. The Praedial Larceny Unit says it has received numerous reports of sea moss farms in Aupicon, Vieux Fort and Praslin...

White Woman Charged After Racist Central Park Confrontation

NEW YORK, United States (AP) — A white woman who called the police during a videotaped dispute with a Black man over her walking her dog without a leash in Central Park was charged Monday with filing a false...

Body Of Male Who Was Shot Dead At Bois Patat Identified

Police have identified the body of a male who was shot dead at Bois Patat, Castries. They say he is Simeon Shamal Christopher. The body of the 26 year old was discovered last week in a yard, reports say. According to law...

Gunman With Shopping Basket Attempts to Rob Gros Islet Business

A gunman with a shopping basket fled a Gros Islet business establishment after a failed robbery. The man who pretended to be a shopper, attempted to pull off a robbery earlier this week. But the attempt on Thursday about 1:45 pm...

Male In Hospital After Shooting in Soufriere

A male individual is nursing a gunshot wound to the thigh following a shooting incident in Soufriere Friday night, police say. According to a law enforcement official, the shooting occurred about 11. pm at Fond Bernier. The victim is reported to...

Homicide At Bois Patat, Five People Shot At Marigot In Separate Incidents

Police are investigating a homicide at Bois Patat, Castries. According to reports, the lifeless body of a male was discovered in the community Wednesday morning with what appeared to be gunshot wounds. Just hours earlier, five people had been shot in...

Oklahoma Woman Shot While Trying To Remove Nazi Flag

BBC News:- A US woman has been shot while trying to remove a Nazi flag from someone's front yard in the state of Oklahoma. Garfield County Sheriff's office said the woman had been at a party nearby when she took one...

Jamaican Cops Arrested In the United States For Cocaine Possession

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — Four members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force were arrested Tuesday at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina for allegedly smuggling eight kilogrammes of cocaine into the United States. The four constables were intercepted before boarding...

BARJAM Issues Statement On Killing Of Photojournalist

The following is a statement from BARJAM on the killing of Nation photojournalist Christoff Griffith. Griffith, 25, was responding to a report of a body in Bishop's Court, St Michael when he was attacked and killed. Police reported the other body...

Two Saint Lucians Held For Murder In Martinique

Two Saint Lucians have now been arrested for a murder that took place in Martinique six years ago, local reports say. According to Martinique 1ere, the two are suspected in the case of the murder of Rodny Moundras, on February...

Barbados Photojournalist Among Two Killed

A Nation photojournalist was attacked and killed this afternoon by an unknown assailant while covering the death of an unidentified victim on the heavily wooded grounds of Bishop’s Court, the derelict former residence of the Anglican Church bishop from...

Media Photographer Attacked And Killed In Barbados

A Nation photographer who was responding to a report that a man was killed at Bishop’s Court Hill, St Michael, was attacked and killed today. The man, whose identity is being withheld at this time, arrived ahead of the police. The...

Saint Lucian Shot Dead In Martinique, Family Wants Justice

A Saint Lucian is dead following a shooting incident in neighbouring Martinique on Sunday, June 14, 2020. Law enforcement authorities and family members have identified the victim as Courtney Owen Smith, 31. Casimir Louis, the father of the deceased, told St...

Jamaica Woman Accused Of Killing Man With Hot Oil Granted Bail

Jamaica Observer:- A woman who allegedly killed her common-law partner by dousing him with hot oil was today offered bail. Melissa Sinclair, 32, has been in custody since May 14 when Orville Pitter was killed inside the St Andrew home they...

Police Seize 50 Illegal Guns, Hundreds Of Rounds Of Ammunition During 2020

Saint Lucia police have seized 50 illegal guns and hundreds of ‘articles’ of ammunition so far for the year 2020. The disclosure comes from police spokeswoman, Anne Joseph. Joseph told the National Television Network (NTN) Tuesday that the illegal weapons and...

Colleagues Remember Cops Killed By Gunman In Jamaica

Jamaica Observer:- AS he lay wounded from the gunman's bullets early Friday morning, Detective Corporal Dane Biggs managed to call his colleagues, but he couldn't get the words out. That is the last memory his team, the intelligence unit for the...

Youth Found Dead In Vieux Fort With Gunshot Wounds

Police are investigating the death of a 21 year old man whose body was found in Vieux Fort with gunshot wounds, a law enforcement official says. The deceased has been identified as Nailuj Zinadine Henry. According to reports, the Bruceville, Vieux...

Babonneau Youth Shot Multiple Times

Police are investigating a case in which  a known assailant shot a Babonneau youth multiple times in both legs on Sunday. Law enforcement officials have identified the victim as Jovanay Cadet, 23 who is currently admitted at the Owen King...

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