Crime & Police 

Conroy Jones Surrenders

Wounding suspect, Conroy “Connie” Jones of Ottos, was charged by the police on Wednesday with Wounding with intent to Murder. On Tuesday, Jones surrendered himself to the police, two months after he went into hiding, for allegedly wounding his children’s mother. He was at the time accompanied by his attorney. He was remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison, where he awaits committal proceedings on February 9th, 2018.

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Crime & Police 

Man, 27, Murdered on Popeshead Street, Death Toll Now 19

Police are investigating the death of 27-year-old Andre Cummings Jr who was gunned down around 1:50am today on Popeshead street. Details on the incident are still sketchy at this time, however reports suggest that the man’s killers drove up the popular bar he was at, exited a vehicle and shot him to death before leaving in the same vehicle. His death brings the murder toll to 19 so far for 2017. Just last week, Babu Jardine was murdered in a drive by shooting in Villa. Investigations continue into both matters….

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$35K Fine for St. Johnston’s Village Man on Weed, Possession Charge

Jalani Constant of St. Johnston Village was ordered to pay a fine of $35,000 or serve two years in prison, when he appeared at St. Johns Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. He was charged with possession of Cannabis, possession with intent to transfer; being concerned in supplying of Cannabis and possession of eleven rounds of 9mm ammunition. He pleaded guilty to all charges and was Convicted and fined $5000 forthwith or 2yrs on the charge of possession of ammunition. On the charge of possession of Cannabis with intent to transfer, he…

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Crime & Police ONDCP 

Scott’s Hill Man Fined Over $10K for Drugs & Ammo

Nickayal Blaize of Scott’s Hill has to find $10,500 forthwith, or serve two years at Her Majesty’s Prison, after he was convicted in St. Johns Magistrate’s Court on multiple ammunition and drug charges. He appeared before Chief Magistrate Joann Walsh on Monday charged with Possession of Eighty-nine .22 Blank rounds of ammunition, possession of ten 9mm rounds, Possession of four .38 rounds and Possession one .380 round of Ammunition. He was also charged for having unlawfully in his Possession, 158.9 grams of Cannabis. He pleaded guilty to all charges and…

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Crime & Police ONDCP 

Approximately One Hundred Thousand Dollars worth of Drugs found in Parham

On Friday 10th November, 2017, the ONDCP conducted a successful drug interdiction operation in the Parham area during which a quantity of Cannabis and Cash, (US and Eastern Caribbean currency) were retrieved. The Cannabis weighs a total of 229lbs 1oz and carries an estimated wholesale value of Nine Hundred and Sixteen Thousand, Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($916,250.00 ECD) and cash which amounted to One Thousand, One hundred and Seven US Dollars ($1,107.00) and Thirty – Seven Thousand, Seven Hundred and Thirty-Six Dollars and Seven cents EC ($37,736.07 ECD). Three…

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Crime & Police 

Police seized large quantities of Drugs at “Mad People Town”

Several people are in police custody and are likely to be charged, following a number of intelligence driven operations, which resulted in the seizure of large quantities of controlled drugs and ammunition. On Friday, a team of police officers from the Criminal Investigations Department, Narcotics and K-9 Unit conducted a raid on a Cashew Hill property and found 307 grams of Cannabis. Three men, namely Dequain Peters, Kimani Gardner and Dujon Nugent were found on the property and were arrested and taken into custody. The police also carried out searches…

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Crime & Police 

Bathlodge Man Reported Missing

The Police and family members of 20yr-old Shaquan Fenton King of Bathlodge, are seeking the help of the general public in knowing his whereabouts. Shaquan was last seen on Monday around 9:30 am at Bathlodge, wearing a green T-shirt with a maroon short pants and a pair of black shoes. He is fair in complexion, about 5ft-8ins in height, slimly built and weighed approximately 130 pounds. According to family members, Shaquan appeared to be suffering from temporary memory loss. Anyone with information is asked to get in touch with the…

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Crime & Police 

Independence Avenue Man Found With .22 Pistol

Damian Marlando, 40 of Independence Avenue, is currently assisting the police with their investigations after he was found with a .22 Pistol in his possession. Officers attached to the Criminal Investigations Department discovered the illegal firearm hidden inside a room he occupied at Burton’s Apartment around 7:00pm on Wednesday. The firearm was seized and he was arrested and taken into custody. Further investigations are ongoing into the matter. To date, the police have successfully removed ten illegal firearms, along with a total of 330 rounds of ammunition off the streets….

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Police Probe Villa ‘Babu’ Homicide

Police are calling upon the general public, especially residents within the Villa Community, who may have information surrounding the shooting death of 31yr-old Babu Jardine of Villa, to come forward and assist them further in their investigations. On Tuesday around 9:48pm, police responded to a 911 Emergency call of a male body, which was seen lying in some bushes off Dyett Street in Villa. On arrival at the scene, they met the lifeless body of Jardine dressed only in a multi-coloured boxer shorts, with what appeared to be a bullet…

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Crime & Police 

Public Reminded of Gun Amnesty, Ends Nov. 15

The general public is reminded that the Gun Amnesty which was put into effect by Cabinet on 15th October is still in effect, and ends on 15th November, 2017. A reward of twenty thousand dollars was set aside by the Cabinet of Antigua and Barbuda, to go towards anyone providing relevant information that leads to the confiscation of any illegal firearms and ammunition from off the streets; as well as the successful prosecution of holders of illegal firearms and ammunition. The Amnesty was imposed following a spate of gun related…

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