Crime

T&T: PSA Boss on rape charge will not quit

“I will not resign,” a defiant Public Services Association (PSA) president Watson Duke said yesterday, moments after he was released on $250,000 bail following an appearance in the Port-of-Spain Magistrates’ Court on charges of rape and sexual assault of...

Sarah urges youth to stop the violence

Former Castries Central MP, Sarah Flood-Beaubrun, has called on young men of the constituency and across Saint Lucia to turn away from violence. “It is not worth it,” Flood-Beaubrun asserted. She spoke against the backdrop of the multiple shooting this morning...

Police probe Vieux Fort shooting death

Vieux Fort police are investigating a shooting death which occurred in the town this morning. Dead as a result of the incident is a man identified as twenty-five year old Dwight Amos Mc Farlene. It is reported that he was shot...

Teenager shot multiple times

A teenager, identified as Gregory Stephen, was shot multiple times in the early hours of this morning. According to reports, Stephen was shot some seven times on Chaussee Road. The incident occurred at about 2.22. am, the Times was reliably informed. The...

Jamaica police warn against fake cops

HOUSEHOLDERS are being urged not to rush to open their doors to people claiming to be members of the police force. Superintendent Merrick Watson said that people should first seek to ascertain the identity of individuals claiming to be policemen...

Police probe alleged attack on visitor

Marigot Police are investigating an alleged attack on a visitor from Britain. Yasmin Gideon Albert from London told Choice Television that she and a group of friends went into an establishment at Marigot called – the Great View. Albert said as...

Principal says criminals desperate

The Principal of the La Croix Maingot Combined schools has asserted that criminals who broke into the school building this morning are desperate. Christina Norley spoke as the school counted the cost of the attack by three masked man armed...

Masked bandits strike again!

Masked bandits armed with sharp instruments attacked the La Croix Maingot Combined School in the early hours of this morning. According to reports, the intruders tied up the Security Guard who was on duty. Thereafter the masked bandits proceeded to go...

Further remand for Flight Attendant

Barbados Today:-The LIAT flight attendant charged with bringing cocaine into Barbados has been further remanded, this time until May 19. Deann Pat Porsha Palmer of LaClery, Castries, St Lucia was not required to answer the four drug charges which Acting...

Break in at Digicel

Saint Lucia Police are investigating reports of a break in at Digicel's Bridge Street outlet. According to reports, the break in occurred this morning. Details are sketchy, but initial reports suggest that a number of items were taken from the store. Digicel...

Police reassure the public

In light of the alleged rape of two (2) teenagers at the Derek Walcott Square on Friday, May 6, 2016 the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) highly condemns this inhumane, barbaric and reprehensible act. The RSLPF will maximize the...

Police report decrease in sexual offences

Amidst national concern and outrage over a spate of alleged rapes, the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) has reported a decrease in reports of sexual offences for the first quarter of this year. Superintendent George Nicholas of the Crime...

Crime Chief condemns alleged rapes in City

Assistant Commissioner of Police in Charge Of Crime Management, Milton Desir, today condemned the alleged rape of two teenage girls at the Derek Walcott Square on Friday. Addressing a news conference this morning, Desir pledged to maximize the use of...

T&T: Fined for leaving kids to party

Trinidad Express:- Thirty-seven-year-old Sparkle Woods-Thomas, of Moriah, Tobago, was ordered to pay $8,000 or face four months in jail after she pleaded guilty to abandoning her four children. Woods-Thomas, according to police, left her children without supervision at home last...

Minister’s response to rapes criticized

National Security Minister, Victor La Corbiniere, has come under fire over his response to the alleged rape of two teenagers at Derek Walcott square on Friday. The criticism has come from Norbert Williams, the head of Speak Out Saint Lucia...

Gale questions government over rapes

The leader of the opposition, Doctor Gale Rigobert, has said that people are left to wonder whether the government is no longer alarmed by incidents of rape. Rigobert said if the government was at all alarmed, it would give greater...

La Corbiniere speaks on rape

National Security Minister, Victor La Corbiniere, has said that on the issue of rape,  that there are a number of important issues that have to be addressed. La Corbiniere told reporters that the substantive issue involved relates to violence against...

Crisis Centre seeing many rape victims

The Saint Lucia Crisis Centre believes a “sex hype” may be contributing to the spate of rapes on the Island, resulting in many clients seeking the services of the institution. “There seems to be a sex hype because even the...

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