Crime

Gunman Robs Members Of Two Castries Families

A lone gunman robbed members of two Balata, Castries families on Friday morning shortly before 10.00 am. One of the victims, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told St Lucia Times that the incident occurred at a two storey apartment...

Teenager Shot In Soufriere

A teenager is nursing a gun shot wound to the leg following an incident in Soufriere Thursday night, police say. The youngster has been identified as Wendel Joseph, 19. Another male whom police say is Tyran Burt, was injured in the...

Vieux Fort Couple Charged For Illegal Gun, Ammunition

Police have charged a Vieux Fort couple for possession of an illegal gun and ammunition. The two have been identified as Theophilus Robinson of Cedar Heights and Kurtisha Augier of Augier. The police say officers attached to the Choiseul station conducted...

New Charges For All Four Ex-Cops In George Floyd Killing

BBC News:- New charges have been announced against all of the sacked police officers present at the death of African American George Floyd in Minneapolis. The charge against Derek Chauvin has been elevated to second-degree murder, court documents show. The other three...

‘Betty’, Nadeige Granted Bail On Drugs Charges

Roberta Prudent also known as ‘Betty Clarke’ and Nadeige Suffren have both been granted bail on charges of possession of controlled drugs and possession of controlled drugs with intention to supply, police say. Click here to join our Telegram notification...

George Floyd Died Of Asphyxia, Private Post-mortem Finds

BBC News:- George Floyd, the African-American man whose death has sparked civil unrest, died from asphyxia (lack of oxygen), a private post-mortem examination found. He died due to compression on his neck and back by Minneapolis police officers, medical examiners hired...

Wife Of Officer Charged With Murder Of George Floyd Says She’s Divorcing Him

NBC News:- Kellie Chauvin, the wife of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, said she is filing for divorce after 10 years of marriage. In a statement issued by her attorney, Kellie Chauvin said she is devastated by the killing...

Botham Jean’s Mother Speaks On The George Floyd Incident Amidst Protests In The U.S

NBCDFW:- George Floyd’s final moments, captured on a cell phone camera, have been seen worldwide by millions, including by the mother of Botham Jean who couldn’t help but think of her son. “When I saw this police officer keep his...

US: Ex-Officer Who Knelt On George Floyd’s Neck Charged With Murder

CNN: The fired Minneapolis police officer seen in a video with his knee on George Floyd's neck has been arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter, according to Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman. "The investigation is ongoing," Freeman said,...

Bar Owner Shoots Burglar In Coolie Town

A bar owner shot a burglar in Coolie Town  in the wee hours of Monday morning, police have confirmed. According to law enforcement officials, the businessman is the owner of a licensed firearm. The bar owner is reported to have shot...

PM Says Fake Instagram Account Created In His Wife’s Name

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has disclosed that a fake Instagram account has been created in the name of his wife, Raquel Du Boulay-Chastanet. "This account has been messaging persons about supporting causes and other financial opportunities," Chastanet wrote on his...

VIDEO: Burglars Break Into Gros Islet Home, Steal Groceries

Two burglars broke into a home at Grande Riviere, Gros Islet, Saturday morning and made off with a quantity of groceries, persons in the community say. The burglars struck close to 4:00 am. The break in was captured on CCTV camera...

Stolen Goats Recovered In Vieux Fort

Saint Lucia's Southern Praedial Larceny Unit says it has recovered some goats that were reported stolen. A unit spokesman told St Lucia Times that unit and SSU officers conducted an operation in Vieux Fort  on Friday during which five of...

Sexual Predators On The Rampage In Jamaica Since COVID-19 Restrictions

Jamaica Observer:- SEXUAL predators have gone on a rampage since the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions started in March, assaulting a number of children who were forced to stay home after Government ordered school shut in the face of the pandemic. Head...

Chinese Parents Find Son Snatched In Hotel 32 Years Ago

BBC News:- A Chinese couple whose son was abducted in a hotel in 1988 have been reunited with him after 32 years. Mao Yin was snatched aged two, while his father stopped to get him some water on the way...

Victim Stable After Stabbing In Castries

The victim of a stabbing in Castries was reported stable Monday, after being transported to the Owen King European Union Hospital (OKEUH). According to Saint Lucia Fire Service spokeswoman Stacy Joseph, emergency personnel at the Castries Fire Station responded to...

Homicide In Vieux Fort – Man Shot Dead

There has been a homicide in Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia police have confirmed. Law enforcement officials have identified the deceased as Makai Mondesir. They say he was shot dead Monday night. There are no further details at this time.

‘Pitbull’, ‘Parrot’ Charged With Attempted Murder In Dennery Attack

Police have charged Kieran Matthew alias ‘Pitbull’ and Ike James alias ‘Parrot’ with non-capital attempted murder in connection with a stone attack in Dennery. The attack was captured on CCTV camera and shared on social media. Matthew of Victoria Street, Dennery...

Police Report Activities That Are ‘Not Regular’ Since Lifting Of Liquor Ban

Acting Police Commissioner Milton Desir says since the recent lifting of the suspension on liquor licences, law enforcement has witnessed activities which he describes as being 'not regular'. It was an obvious reference to a spate of criminal activities. "I cannot...

Police Interview Teenage Female In Probe Into Abandoned Baby

Saint Lucia police have interviewed a 16 year old female in connection with the discovery last week of an abandoned baby at Bois Patat. Police spokeswoman, Anne Joseph, made the disclosure Monday on the National Television Network (NTN). "The officers received...

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