Thursday, August 18, 2022

Law & Order

PM’s Office Issues Statement On Ernest Hilaire’s Importation Of Duty Free Vehicle

Press Release:- It is the solemn duty and responsibility of every Government to uphold the rule of law and to ensure that those entrusted with the discharge of the duties of a...

Judge Blocks US Asylum Screening

SAN DIEGO, California (AP) — A federal judge on Monday blocked US Customs and Border Protection employees from conducting the initial screening for people seeking asylum, dealing a setback to one...

One Dead In US After Trump Supporters, Protesters Clash

PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — One person was shot and killed in Portland, Oregon, as a large caravan of President Donald Trump supporters and Black Lives Matter protesters clashed in the streets...

Kenosha Cops Claim Jacob Blake Was Holding Knife

New York Post:- Jacob Blake — whose police shooting in Kenosha, Wis. touched off a renewed, nationwide wave of anti-cop sentiment — was armed with a knife and had engaged in...

Babonneau Cops Do Traffic Checks With a Difference, Hand Out Gifts Not Tickets

Babonneau cops Friday conducted traffic checks with a difference in their community,  handing out gifts, not traffic tickets to motorists. "We are primarily giving drivers and other motorists breadfruit, green bananas, macambo,...

Police Suspend Three Firearm Licences

Saint Lucia police have suspended the firearm licences of three males as they investigate reports that the three legal gun owners were firing their weapons indiscriminately in public, law enforcement officials...

Jamaica Police Probe Usain Bolt’s Party

SPRINTER Usain Bolt's recent birthday party is among several entertainment events scheduled for a police probe, according to Prime Minister Andrew Holness. The prime minister made the announcement at a virtual press...

Two Shot Dead In Third Night Of Wisconsin Unrest

Two people have been killed and one injured during a third night of unrest in the US city of Kenosha, sparked by the police shooting of a black man. Jacob Blake, 29,...

Protests Erupt After US Police Shoot Black Man

Protests have erupted in the US state of Wisconsin after police shot a black man many times while responding to what they said was a domestic incident. The man, identified as Jacob...

Police Defend Decision To Deny Permission For SLNT ‘Protest’

Saint Lucia police have defended a decision not to grant permission for a planned protest on Monday by the Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT). SLNT Director Bishnu Tulsie told St Lucia Times...

Gros Islet Police Confiscate Two Licensed Firearms

Gros Islet police have confiscated two licensed firearms and briefly detained the men who owned them, in a probe into the discharge of weapons in a public place, law enforcement officials...

City Police Training Will Contribute To Effective Policing

Press Release:-  The City Police Department has intensified training and development in an effort to better serve members of the public. Last week City Police Officers concluded training and lectures on searching,...

UK & US Governments Support Remote Hearings In EC Magistrates Courts

Press Release:- The UK’s Caribbean Security and Stability Fund (CSSF) has provided EC$200,000 to six countries in the Eastern Caribbean to facilitate remote operations of the Magistrates Courts during the Covid-19...

Former Dallas Cop Who Fatally Shot Botham Jean Appeals Her Sentence

CNN:-  Amber Guyger, the former Dallas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black man in his own apartment -- saying she thought it was her own residence -- has appealed...

Suspected Cocaine Found In Banana Shipment At Port Castries

Customs Officers found suspected cocaine in a shipment of bananas at port Castries on Friday, law enforcement officials say. The officers found the  2 kilos of suspected drugs in two packets hidden...

Police Intervene After Returning National Breaches COVID-19 Protocols

Police have intervened after a returning national committed multiple breaches of Saint Lucia's COVID-19 protocols. The individual has been placed in government quarantine. Members of the violator's household have also been placed there,...

SLP Says Dennery North Event Marred By Known UWP Supporter

The opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has said that Emancipation Day festivities in Dennery North were marred by the actions of a 'known' supporter of the ruling United Workers Party...

Desir Warns Against Obstructing Cops After ‘Peacemaker’ Officer Injured

Acting Police Commissioner Milton Desir has issued a warning to citizens against obstructing cops engaged in carrying out their lawful duties. The warning came after reports that an off duty Special Police...

Saint Lucia Proposes FBI Type Organisation Within CARICOM

Saint Lucia has proposed the creation of an organisation resembling the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The proposal came from Prime Minister Allen Chastanet during a...

‘Peacemaker’ Cop Injured In Vieux Fort Attack Released From Hospital

An off duty cop who was attacked and injured while playing the role of peacemaker in Vieux Fort,  has been released from hospital. Special Police Constable Dennis Serieux was attacked and injured...

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