Law & Order

Ministry Condemns Hogtying Of Juvenile Male In Viral Video

The Ministry of Equity, Social Justice and Empowerment is aware of a viral video circulating on social media, depicting the somewhat hogtying of a juvenile male, in what apparently was an...

U.S. Judge Rules That BVI Premier Not Subject To Pre-Trial Detention

Reuters News Agency reports that a United States Judge has ruled that embattled British Virgin Islands (BVI) Premier Andrew Fahie is not subject to pre-trial detention. According to the news agency, Judge...

Ciceron Man Succumbs Days After Assault

The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) is investigating the death of a 63-year-old Ciceron resident who was the victim of an assault. According to law enforcement officials, Felix St Marthe was...

Continuation Of COVID-19 Protocols: April 30 To June 3

COVID-19 continues to impact our country and daily, cases are being recorded. The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs reminds everyone to follow the infection prevention and control measures to protect...

Police Find Firearm After Man Flees As They Approach Him At Assou Canal

Police said they found a 9mm pistol with one round of ammunition at Assou Canal, Gros Islet, on Wednesday after a young man fled when they approached him. The young man was...

CARICOM Officials Gather To Draft Counter-Smuggling Of Migrants Legislation

Recent data from the Caribbean has suggested that there have been increases in the number of migrants being smuggled around the region. To address these changing and concerning trends, the International Organization...

Singapore Executes Intellectually Disabled Man For Drug Trafficking

A man with intellectual disabilities was executed in Singapore on Wednesday, his family's lawyer said, after a long campaign for clemency failed, putting the city-state's zero-tolerance drug laws back under scrutiny. Nagaenthran...

Mike Tyson Punched Plane Passenger ‘After Bottle Thrown’

Former heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson punched a fellow airline passenger after the person "threw a water bottle at him," Tyson's spokesperson has said. Video taken on the plane shows Tyson leaning over...

US Bride, Caterer Arrested For Allegedly Adding Cannabis To Wedding Food

Police in Florida have arrested a bride and her caterer after finding they allegedly added cannabis to food that was later served to wedding guests. The arrests came some two months after...

Guyana: Female Cops Urged To Show More Empathy In Handling Domestic Violence Reports

Guyana's Minister of Home Affairs Robeson Benn has urged female police officers to become champions in the fight against domestic violence, asserting that they should be hands-on and more empathetic when...

NCOPT President Wants Tough Sanctions Against Errant Bus Operators, Commuters

The President of the National Council on Public Transportation (NCOPT), Godfrey Ferdinand, urges tough penalties against errant bus operators and citizens. In this regard, Ferdinand said the NCOPT had asked the government...

Caribbean Supports International Efforts To Stop Crime

Caribbean countries are “unflinching” in their support for international efforts to stop crime and terrorism, as well as the financing of them. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley stressed this point today, as...

A$AP Rocky Detained At LA Airport After Barbados Vacation

Rakim Mayers, better known as A$AP Rocky, was detained on Wednesday at Los Angeles International Airport for a November 2021 shooting, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) has confirmed. "Early this morning,...

Nigerians Sharing ‘School Sex Tape’ Face 14 Years

Nigerians have been warned that sharing images of child pornography is an offence that carries a 14-year jail term after a video alleged to involve schoolchildren went viral. Students from a prestigious...

Uncle Says ‘Nothing Pleasant’ About The Man Whose Body Was Found In Castries

Jay Jules, the uncle of Henry Plummer, whose body someone discovered in an empty lot along Brazil Street, Castries, on Sunday morning, pulls no punches in his negative assessment of the...

US Judge Throws Out Biden Mask Mandate For Planes, Trains

A federal judge in Florida has struck down the Biden administration's mask mandate for airplanes and other forms of public transit, calling it unlawful. US District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle said the...

Teenager Reported Stable After Suicide Attempt At Choiseul Police Station

On Monday, a teenage female in custody at the Choiseul police station was transported to hospital in stable condition via ambulance after a suicide attempt, it has been reported. The Vieux Fort...

New U.S. Policies To Protect Detained Noncitizens With Serious Mental Disorders

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has announced new policies to strengthen protections for detained noncitizens with serious mental disorders or conditions.  An ICE release said the new guidance focuses on...

Police Identify Body Found In Castries

Police have identified a body found in Castries about 8:00 am on Sunday. According to law enforcement officials, the deceased is Henry Plummer of Ravine Toutwelle, Castries. Reports indicate that someone discovered his...

Arizona Man Arrested After Dogs, Cats And Snakes Found In Home Freezer

Police in Arizona have arrested a man after 183 animals, including dogs, cats and birds were found in his freezer. Michael Patrick Turland, 43, of Arizona, admitted freezing some of the animals...

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