Crime & Police 

“Baby J”Charged with Larceny

Police arrested and charged 35yr-old Dalton “Baby J” Cornwall of Radio Range on Wednesday with Break-in and Larceny. He is accused of breaking into the office of Benjamin & Co, located on Cross Street and stole several bottles of alcohol. The alleged incident is said to have taken place around 1:30 pm  last Sunday. A report was made to the police and he was taken into custody and charged. He is expected in Court Today.

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Crime & Police 

Breaking News: Teen Stabbed Eight Times by Classmate

According to reports, a serious altercation between two teenage boys which took place during the morning classes at the Ottos Comprehensive School, has left one student nursing 8 stab wounds about his body. The fight is said to have taken place in a second form classroom around 9am in the presence of students and teachers. Teachers intervened and tried to separate and defuse the situation. It is being reported that at that time, the stabbed student received minor injuries. However after what appeared to be a settled situation when separated,…

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Crime & Police Regional News 

Kittitian Cricketer Nabbed with Drugs at the V.C Bird International Airport

Twenty-three year old Akeem Monsell Saunders is currently in Police custody assisting the Police in their investigations, after he was caught with a quantity of Cannabis at the airport. He arrived in Antigua on Monday aboard a Caribbean Airline Flight #459, intransit to St. Kitts on Liat Flight #521. Narcotics and Customs K9 officers were on duty at the airport and carried out a search on his suitcase and found 13 grams of cannabis hidden inside his shoe. The drugs were seized and he was arrested and taken into custody….

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Crime & Police 

Family, Police Search for Hatton Girl, 14

Another young lady has gone missing in Antigua & Barbuda. Police have reported the search for 14-year-old Djahnae Banton of Hatton. The young lady, who attends the Ottos Comprehensive School. She was last seen on Friday January 12 wearing a floral long-sleeved blouse and long black leggings or tights and is said to be slimly built and approximately 4ft-5ins tall and fair in complexion. The public is asked to call the Youth Intervention Unit of the Royal Antigua & Barbuda Police Force with any information on her whereabouts.

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Crime & Police 

NODS Thieves Granted Bail

Everton Waldron of Bolans and Dion Browne of All Saints who were charged with Larceny and Receiving stolen Hurricane Relief items from NODS, were granted bail by the court on Wednesday. They appeared before Chief Magistrate Walsh and Waldron was granted bail in the amount of $20,000 with a deposit of $5000. Browne was granted bail in the amount of $5000 with a deposit of $1000. They were ordered to report to Johnson’s Point and All Saints Police Stations everyday respectively.

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Crime & Police 

More Charges for “Jun Jun”

Cadaphy “Jun Jun” Evanson of Briggins has been charged again with robbery. This time he is charged for robbing a Dickenson Bay man of his SsangYong Motor Pickup C31936. The owner of the vehicle, who also happens to be a local tour guide, had just taken some visitors from a cruise ship to Deep Bay for a swim. The accused allegedly robbed the man at gunpoint of his vehicle and other valuable items belonging to the visitors.; while the visitors were some distance away. The vehicle was later recovered by…

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Crime & Police 

Speculation Rises as Police discover Skeletal Remains In Cades Bay

The Police are said to be  investigating a discovery of skeletal remains in the Cades Bay area. According to reports, a tourist made the discovery while hiking in the area late Sunday evening, however the report was made to the police on Monday. Due to the lack of lighting and other conditions, the police at the Bolans and John’s Point Stations got to the scene of the discovery on Tuesday. The Forensic team from the Police have  commenced their investigations and are in possesion of the skeletal remains. According to…

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Crime & Police 

$27K Drug Fine for Golden Grove Man

Kevin Baptise of Golden Grove was convicted and fined $27,000 for illegal drugs, in St. Johns Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. He appeared before Chief Magistrate, Joanne Walsh charged with Possession of 2lbs of Cannabis, Possession with intent to sell and being concerned in the supplying of a controlled drug. He pleaded guilty to possession with intent to sell and was fined $13,500 forthwith. He has up to the end of January to pay the remaining balance, or serve 2yrs at Her Majesty’s Prison. He was reprimanded and discharged on the…

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Crime & Police Disaster Management 

Two NODS Employees Charged for Stealing over $23k in Hurricane Relief Items

The two men who were taken into custody by police, following investigations into the alleged theft of NODS Hurricane Relief Items, have been chareged. Dion Browne of All Saints was charged on Tuesday with Larceny of a quantity of food and household items, the property of NODS, valued at EC $3,105.20. He was further charged with Receiving of the said items, knowing them to have been stolen. Similarly, police have charged 50yrs old Everton Waldron of Bolans Village with Larceny of a quantity of food and household items, the property…

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Accident & Tragedy Crime & Police Uncategorized 

Bolans Smash up- Two Men Found Unconscious on Scene

On Monday, two men were knocked unconscious after a serious accident in the Bolans Community . The car crash is said to have occurred near the radio lighthouse facility in Bolans. According to reports, the men were seriously injured after their vehicles collided with each other. When medical services arrived at the scene of the accident both men were unconscious and subsequently taken to the hospital. Based on reports of eye witnesses, the injures the men sustained seemed serious enough to be deeemed life threatening.  

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