Crime

Good Samaritan stops attack on teenager

A Good Samaritan intervened this morning and stopped an attack on a diminutive sixteen year old boy. The attack took place at about 11 am in the parking lot of Super J supermarket at La Clery. The sixteen year old was...

‘Ninja Dan’, co-defendants sentenced

Jonathan ‘Ninja Dan’ St Rose and his co-defendants were today sentenced by the High Court, outside of which several police officers were stationed. St Rose, Mervyn Nelson and Lynden Blasse were charged with the February 14, 2009 murder of Dwayne...

La Toc resident on money laundering charge

PRESS RELEASE:- On Monday, June 13, 2016 Charles Cervin Charles aka Cervin Griffith of La Toc, Castries was formally arrested and charged with the offence of Money Laundering for the sum of EURO $14,360.00 and EC$ 800.00. He made an appearance...

Crime fighting efforts need help – Minister

Local crime fighting needs all the help it can get, National Security Minister, Hermangild Francis, has indicated. Francis, a former Deputy Police Commissioner, commended members of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF), for doing a good job over the...

Interference with Witnesses

INTERFERENCE WITH WITNESSES (CRIMINAL CODE OF SAINT LUCIA 2008)  CAUSING PERSON TO REFRAIN FROM GIVING EVIDENCE AT CRIMINAL TRIAL A person, who, with intent to defeat, obstruct, or pervert the course of justice at the trial of any other...

Saint Lucian flight attendant fined

Saint Lucian flight attendant, Deann Pat Portia Plummer, has paid fined totaling $52,000 after pleading guilty to drugs charges, Loop News reported today. Plummer arrived in Barbados by air on April 26, 2016. She was interviewed by Drug Squad personnel and...

Tributes paid to killed British Labour MP

BBC:- Tributes have been paid around the world to Labour MP Jo Cox, who died after being shot and stabbed. The 41-year-old was attacked before holding a constituency surgery in Birstall, West Yorkshire on Thursday. Among those who honoured Mrs Cox was...

SDA Minister condemns US mass shootings

Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Minister, Doctor Franklin Bray, has condemned the mass shootings at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The incident left 49 people dead. A gunman armed with an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside the crowded...

Rape attempt – Response of Cops criticized

A rape attempt on an elderly woman has brought accusations from her family that Vieux Fort police were tardy in their response. The accusation is currently under investigation, with well-informed sources telling the Times that there may have been a...

Fifty dead in US nightclub shooting

SKY NEWS:- Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the Orlando nightclub shooting which killed 50 people and injured 53 others. according to the Amaq news agency. A statement carried by the Amaq news agency, which is tied to IS, said the...

Bandits attack Babonneau couple

Bandits attacked a Babonneau couple at Paix Bouche, Babonneau, robbing them of a gold chain and mobile telephones. According to information obtained by the Times, the man and his wife had driven to Plateau, Babonneau, to drop off a friend. On...

Attempted rape of elderly Mom – 3 held

The attempted rape this morning of a mother, believed to be in her seventies, has resulted in the arrest of three individuals. One of those currently in police custody is a man, estimated to be in his twenties. He has been...

Police investigate sexual assault in Vieux Fort

Vieux Fort police are investigating reports of a sexual assault against a woman this morning. According to information obtained by the Times, a mother from the community was engaged in a fitness walk at about 5:00 AM when she was...

Teenager wrongly convicted of 4 murders

SKY NEWS:-A prison inmate who confessed when he was 14 to the murders of four people has been released a day after his conviction was thrown out. Davontae Sanford, now 23, walked free from a western Michigan facility on Wednesday...

Nepalese students appeal to new PM

Nepalese students who are here awaiting the outcome of a protracted court case against men whom they say lured them here with false promises of an education and jobs in the United States, are appealing to new Prime Minister,...

T&T: Man killed at surprise party

Trinidad Express:- A SAN Fernando man who was a guest at a surprise birthday party was ambushed and killed near the celebrations in Marabella just after midnight yesterday. Kernel John, 20, also known as Kernel Harridass, was shot at least eight...

Police investigate threat against PM

Saint Lucia Police have launched in investigation into a threat against Prime Minister Doctor Kenny Anthony, a Senior Police source has confirmed. The source told the Times that a Facebook post is being viewed as a serious threat to Anthony. In...

Father throws himself at daughter’s killer

Sky News:- Court footage has captured the moment a father threw himself across a courtroom table to attack the man who killed his daughter. Van Terry, the father of Shirellda Terry, was giving a victim-impact statement at the court in Ohio...

Francis: Cop brutality has economic impact

Attorney at Law, Mary Francis, asserting that a new direction has to be followed in Saint Lucia when it comes to policing, has said that police brutality has an economic impact on the country. “I think we do not understand...

Barbados top Cop says no to brutality

Barbados Nation:-AN INTENSIVE PROBE has been launched into a recent report of police brutality and the police chief is insisting that no such conduct will be tolerated within the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF). Acting Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith...

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