According to the police, Clifford Bedford aka “Clivey” of Stapleton Housing was formally arrested and charged on Monday (5th January, 2015) for the murder of Devon ‘D Wuz’ Ryan on 30th December, 2014.
Ryan’s brother, Kenya Mitcham, was killed in Anguilla on December 15, 2014. Both incidents are believed to be gang related.
At Mitcham’s funeral service a few weeks ago in Basseterre, several persons were arrested as the funeral procession made its way to the Springfield Cemetary. Shortly after passing the Basseterre Police Station, certain individuals began throwing bottles and stones at persons in the funeral procession. Police were forced to escort the funeral procession to the cemetary. This incident was also believed to be gang related.
Meanwhile, the police also stated that a West Farm youth was charged with the attempted murder of local reggae sensation “Ashkenaz”.
The Public Relations Department further stated that Jermaine Hanley, also known as “Dappa Youth”, a resident of West Farm, was formally arrested and charged for the offence of Attempted Murder of Uzaljavan “Ashkenazi” Crosse, which was committed on 20th December 2014 at West Farm.