Crime & Police 

Herberts Man Charged with Cocaine Possession

Police have formally charged 31yr-old Vivian Anderson Christian of Herberts with possession of 164.7grams of cocaine, possession with intent to transfer, being concerned with the supply of a controlled drug, and attempting to export. He was further charged with forgery and uttering. It was reported that he went to FedEx Company on High Street with a package last Wednesday, in an attempt to have the said package shipped to Ontario Canada. However, during a routine inspection of the package, it was discovered that it contained the controlled drugs Cocaine. The…

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Wanted Jamaican National Turns Himself into Police

Wanted murder suspect Kareem Richards of Jennings surrendered to Police about 1:15 P.M today Sunday February 11, 2018. He did so accompanied by his mother at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID). Richards was wanted by the Police in connection with an ongoing Homicide investigation. Investigations are continuing into this matter. Richards was wanted in connection with the murder of 29 year old Jahijah Marshall, a resident of Christian Valley. He was fatally stabbed multiple times last night. According to eyewitnesses, Marshal was  allegedly stabbed multiple times by Jamaican national, Kareem Richards…

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29 year old Man Fatally Stabbed by Jamaican National

Saturday night, Antigua and Barbuda recorded their first murder for 2018. Murdered is 29 year old Jahijah Marshall, a resident of Christian Valley. He was fatally stabbed multiple times last night. According to eyewitnesses, Marshal was  allegedly stabbed multiple times by Jamaican national, Kareem Richards who goes by the alias ‘Yardie’, who is now on the run. Reports claim, Richards had been on bail after being charged for a previous stabbing incident. Sources have reported that Marshall was stabbed in the head, left arm, stomach and back. More information to…

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19 Potential Human Trafficking Victims Rescued By Joint Police Force

A joint operation was executed on two establishments Friday night which resulted in several persons being taken into custody for further questioning. Operations carried out at the Jam Dung Night Club and Wendy’s Bar and Restaurant were carried out to identify possible trafficked persons and possible offenders of the country’s human trafficking laws. Dubbed “the rescue mission”, the joint operation targeted establishments based on information of possible unlawful activities relating to human trafficking and other offences. At the end of the operations a total of 19 potential victims were identified…

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31 Year old To be Charged with Drug Trafficking Via FEDEX

Police have detained 31 year old Vivian Christian of Herberts on Friday, in connection with allegations of Drug Trafficking. It was reported that he went to FEDEX on High Street on Wednesday with a package, in an attempt to have the package shipped to Ontario Canada. During a routine check of the package, it was discovered that it contained the controlled drug Cocaine. The Class-A drugs was found concealed inside the pages of a souvenir magazine of Antigua. The Police were immediately notified; however, Christian had already fled the scene….

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Police in Search for Burglar

The Police is seeking the assistance of the general public in knowing the identity and whereabouts of this man. He is wanted in connection with a series of break-ins and attempted break-ins. The most recent incident been in the Scott’s Hill area. Anyone with information that can lead to his arrest is ask to contact the Rapid Response Unit at 764-2310, or the Criminal Investigations Department at 462-3913 or 462-3914 immediately.

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Japanese Woman Sentenced to 35 Days for Battery, Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct

Masayo Goto of Japan who appeared in Court on charges of Battery on Police, Resisting Arrest and Disorderly Conduct, pleaded guilty to all charges. She was convicted and sentenced to 14 days on the charge of Battery on Police and 14 days on the Resisting Arrest Charge. She was also sentenced to 7 days for Disorderly Conduct. Magistrate Emanuel was the presiding Magistrate. It is alleged that Masayo Goto, who arrived in Antigua on Monday aboard Caribbean Airline Flight #459 from Jamaica, put up a fight with Customs Officers, and…

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UPDATE: YUGGE FARREL – TRAIL TO INJUSTICE

It has often been said that there are ‘…more crazy people out in the wider society, than there are patients under psychiatric confinement. Yet evidence has shown that many people not psychiatrically certified or institutionalized and presumed sane, appeared to have done or said more crazy things than people who had completely lost their sanity. This may not necessarily be said of social commentator Edwin Ayoung, more popularly called ‘…Crazy.’ Seen as losing control of his mental faculties, in predictive mood, he sang that ‘…In time to come, America would…

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Japanese Woman Arrested for Battery- Fights Customs Officers

A 57yr-old Japanese woman is currently in police custody, after she was arrested at V.C Bird International Airport for Battery on Police, Disorderly Conduct, among other offences. It is alleged that Masayo Goto, who arrived in Antigua on Monday aboard Caribbean Airline Flight #459 from Jamaica, put up a fight with Customs Officers, and refused to be searched, during a routine check. Narcotics and K-9 Officers, who were also on duty at the airport, had to rush to the assistance of their Law Enforcement colleagues, as a result of the…

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All Saints’ Woman Charged for Stealing Phone from Market St. Store, Caught on Camera

Police arrested and charged 39yr-old Marsha Monett Hogan of All Saints on Tuesday, with larceny of one Samsung J2 Prime mobile phone. The accused allegedly stole the phone from a shelf inside China Town Resource Store, located on Market Street, on 31stJanuary. The mobile device, which is valued $1080, is the property of an employee, who apparently placed it on the shelf while she was packing items. The incident made its rounds via social media, after she was caught on CCTV, allegedly putting the phone in her bag. A report…

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