Crime

Barbados Minister of State Urges Unified Response to Rising Violence

22 hours ago

Barbados Minister of State Urges Unified Response to Rising Violence

Minister Corey Lane urges unified response to recent surge in violence in Barbados. Efforts underway to address spike in homicides, with 18 recorded in 2024. Law enforcement seeks public assistance.

Dashawn Hinkson, 17, Identified as Victim in Rockhall Shooting Incident

June 22, 2024

Dashawn Hinkson, 17, Identified as Victim in Rockhall Shooting Incident

17-year-old Dashawn Hinkson identified as victim in Rockhall shooting. Police report he was shot while with friends by three men. Hinkson sought shelter but succumbed to injuries. 18th homicide of the year.

Fatal Shooting Update: Dashawn Hinkson Identified as Victim in Rock Hall Incident

June 22, 2024

Fatal Shooting Update: Dashawn Hinkson Identified as Victim in Rock Hall Incident

Fatal shooting in Rock Hall, St. Philip claims the life of 17-year-old Dashawn Hinkson. The victim was attacked by three men while socializing with friends, seeking shelter in a neighbor's house.

Barbados Police Investigate Fatal Stabbing at Seclusion Gardens, Black Rock

June 21, 2024

Barbados Police Investigate Fatal Stabbing at Seclusion Gardens, Black Rock

Barbados Police investigate stabbing death at Seclusion Gardens, Black Rock. Man found with multiple stab wounds pronounced dead at the scene. Identity remains unknown, investigations ongoing.

Salvage Operation Recovers Documents from Fire-Damaged Block D at Barbados Archives Department - Full Story Inside

June 21, 2024

Salvage Operation Recovers Documents from Fire-Damaged Block D at Barbados Archives Department - Full Story Inside

Documents salvaged from Block D of the Archives Department after a fire at Lazaretto in Black Rock, St Michael. Efforts by Barbados Fire and Police Services, volunteers, and ROAD project members. Importance of digitizing records emphasized.

Case Summary: Kyle Archer and Jamar Mottley Confess to Murdering Basil Springer, Revealed in Court Testimony

June 21, 2024

Case Summary: Kyle Archer and Jamar Mottley Confess to Murdering Basil Springer, Revealed in Court Testimony

Two men confess to the murder of postman Basil Springer after a failed robbery attempt for money. Details revealed in court as they planned to rob him with the help of two women.

American Airlines Employees Put on Leave Over Incident with Black Passengers: CEO Addresses Accountability and New Initiatives

June 21, 2024

American Airlines Employees Put on Leave Over Incident with Black Passengers: CEO Addresses Accountability and New Initiatives

American Airlines employees placed on leave after black passengers removed from flight due to body odor complaint. Lawsuit filed for racial discrimination. CEO acknowledges incident, vows accountability and prevention measures.

Wanted Man in Barbados Now in Custody Thanks to Public Support | TBPS Update

June 20, 2024

Wanted Man in Barbados Now in Custody Thanks to Public Support | TBPS Update

Male subject of a "Wanted Man" bulletin in Barbados, sought for serious crimes, is now in police custody after being captured on June 15th. Public and media assistance appreciated by TBPS.

Louisiana Law Mandates Display of Ten Commandments in Public School Classrooms - Legal Challenge Expected

June 20, 2024

Louisiana Law Mandates Display of Ten Commandments in Public School Classrooms - Legal Challenge Expected

Louisiana mandates Ten Commandments posters in all public school classrooms, sparking legal challenges over church-state separation. Similar laws proposed in other Republican-led states. Religious diversity in schools highlighted.

Sisters of Kemo Grant Call for Forensic Pathologist in Post-Mortem Examination Request

June 20, 2024

Sisters of Kemo Grant Call for Forensic Pathologist in Post-Mortem Examination Request

Sisters of Kemo Grant, who died in police custody, request forensic pathologist for autopsy. Seeking clarity on circumstances surrounding his death and advocating for transparency with body cameras for officers.

Man Identified in Fatal Shooting at Belleplaine, St Andrew – Police Appeal for Information

June 20, 2024

Man Identified in Fatal Shooting at Belleplaine, St Andrew – Police Appeal for Information

Police have identified Seth Stephen Batson, 20, as the man shot and killed in Belleplaine, St Andrew. Authorities urge anyone with information to contact relevant police stations.

21-Year-Old Found Dead in Shooting Incident in Belleplaine, Police Seek Witnesses

June 20, 2024

21-Year-Old Found Dead in Shooting Incident in Belleplaine, Police Seek Witnesses

Twenty-year-old Seth Stephen Batson was found dead in a shooting incident in Belleplaine, St. Andrew. The Barbados Police Service seeks information to solve the 17th murder of the year.

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