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Friday, January 18, 2019

Allegedly Bribed Officers Blamed For Letting Tourists Leave, Uncharged

Three on-duty police officers involved in the recent controversial Marriott Hotel cops- visitors heated situation have been on the receiving end disciplinary action in the matter while an off-duty one is being praised for providing assistance to his colleagues.

ECCB PSA – Counterfeit EC Notes

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) hereby advises the public that it has retrieved counterfeit $100 Eastern Caribbean notes in St Kitts and Nevis bearing the serial number “WB365443”. The public is urged to be cognisant of counterfeit notes.

Two Arrested After Son of Former House Speaker Shot In Vehicle

Two persons have been taken into police custody in relation to a shooting incident that occurred earlier today in the St. Peter’s community involving the son of a formerSpeaker of the National Assembly.

Third Person In Police Custody Following Underage Teen, Adult Gun Shot Wounding

Police are reporting that a third suspect is in custody in connection with the recent drive-by shooting in St. Paul’s which left three young men including an underage boy and two adult males wounded to their legs.

Two In Police Custody After Officers Interrupt Drive-by Attackers

To date, two individuals have been taken into police custody after officers who were on patrol during Monday’s drive-by shooting in St. Paul’s stopped the further attack of two adult males and an underage teenage boy by armed gunmen.

Young Men Sustain Same Body Part Wounds In Drive-by Shooting

Following a drive-by shooting last night (Monday) in the St. Paul’s community, three young men were wounded about the same lower body area according to police.

J’ouvert Arrestees To Face Judge

Six individuals charged by police for the offence of wounding with intent following a number of incidents on J’ouvert (Wednesday 26th December), which led 64 individuals being arrested, are expected to have their bail hearing today (Friday 4th January).

Hotel, J’ouvert Arrests Compared

Members of the public are currently engaged in a widespread debate on the topic of how locals are allegedly handled by police compared to the recent arrest of a tourist couple at a local hotel in Frigate Bay on New Year’s Day (Tuesday 1st January).


Basseterre, St. Kitts, January 02, 2019 (RSCNPF): Police are investigating a shooting incident at Stoney Grove that left two men hospitalised.

Sixty-four Taken Into Police Custody on December 26

Unfortunately, due to several incidents that occurred during J’ouvert, a decision was made in the interest of public safety to restrict the event to 10 a.m. The Police are aware that a number of the incidents were gang-related and the others were fights that occurred during the street jam.

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