Crime

Woman Shot Dead In Monchy, Gros Islet

A woman was shot dead at Monchy, Gros Islet, Monday night after 7.00 pm, law enforcement sources have confirmed. According to information obtained by St Lucia Times, the woman was shot multiple times. There are no further details at this time.  

Five Held For Possession Of Illegal Gun, Ammunition

Five people are currently in police custody in connection with the discovery of an illegal pistol and four rounds of ammunition in the wee hours of Monday morning. The four men and a woman are all in their twenties. Police arrested...

Rastafarian Group Condemns Arson Attack On Vieux Fort Church

The Iyanola Council for the Advancement of Rastafari (ICAR), has condemned as 'unacceptable', Sunday morning's arson attack on the Catholic Church at Pierrot, Vieux Fort. No one was reported injured in the attack in which a man set fire to...

Two Held In Connection With Sarrot Double Homicide

Police are questioning two male individuals in connection with the recent double homicide in Sarrot. The two were among five persons held on Friday during a police traffic check, law enforcement officials say. The duo are assisting police with their investigations...

Moses Jn Baptiste Condemns Arson Attack On Vieux Fort Church

Moses Jn Baptiste, the MP for Vieux Fort North, has condemned Sunday morning's arson attack on the Catholic church at Pierrot, Vieux Fort. Jn Baptiste also praised individuals who apprehended the suspect and handed him over to the police. "We cannot...

Videos Show Arson Attack On Vieux Fort Church, Worshippers Fleeing

Videos posted on social media show a lone male hurling an incendiary device at a statue outside the Vieux Fort Catholic Church at Pierrot. The incident occurred Sunday about noon while the church building was packed with worshippers, eyewitnesses say. One...

Attempted Arson At Catholic Church In Vieux Fort

Police are investigating a report of attempted arson at the Pierrot Catholic church in Vieux Fort about noon on Sunday. The police have arrested a man from Aupicon, Vieux Fort in connection with the incident. The man is alleged to have...

Castries Man Charged In Annela Wilson Murder

A Marchand, Castries man has been charged in the murder of Annela Wilson. Police have identified him as Ramah Williams. It was reported that he had surrendered to the police after the young woman's death. Williams was charged with murder and attempted...

UWP Women’s Arm Condemns Recent Murders

Press Release:-  The United Workers Party Women’s Arm would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Annella Wilson, Dexter Felix Jr. and Francis Altenor who were murdered during this week. Their untimely demise seized the...

Rigobert Urges Swifter Review, Enactment Of Laws Against Gender Violence

Press Release:- The Minister of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development, Dr. Gale. T.C. Rigobert expresses deep sadness over the incident which occurred on Sunday July 12, 2020 on the Pigeon Island beach, which resulted in the death of...

Police Officer’s Son Among Two Shot Dead

The son of a police officer was among two males who were shot dead Monday night at Sarrot. The deceased have been identified as Dexter Felix Jr and his cousin. Dexter is the son of Inspector Dexter Felix, according to reports. He...

Suspect In Fatal Shooting Of Female At Gros Islet In Police Custody

A suspect in the fatal shooting of a 22 year old female at Pigeon Island, Gros Islet, on Sunday night, is now in police custody, according to well informed sources. The male suspect who hails from Marchand, Castries, is reported...

Stepfather Hopes Woman’s Killer Will Turn Himself In

The stepfather of a young woman who was shot dead at Pigeon Island Sunday night hopes that her killer will surrender himself. "I hope the perpetrator turns himself in if he know what’s good for him, or whoever," Nicholas Clarke...

Woman Shot Dead, Man Injured In Gros Islet Incident

A woman was shot multiple times in the head and a man was wounded by gunfire Sunday night at Pigeon Island, Gros Islet. The deceased has been identified as Anela Wilson of Marchand, Castries. She is said to be in her...

Five Dead In South Africa Church Attack

BBC News:- Five people have been killed after attackers stormed a South African church, reportedly amid an argument over its leadership. South African police said they had rescued men, women and children from a "hostage situation" on the outskirts of Johannesburg...

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...

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