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UPDATE: Local lawman arrested

Police Chief Cyril Carette has confirmed an earlier report published by Dominica News Online (DNO) that a police officer has been arrested. Speaking to DNO on the matter on Sunday, Police Chief Cyril Carette confirmed the arrest of the constable who was stationed at the Pointe Michel police station. However, he declined to give details. “I can confirm his arrest but I am not saying anything on the matter right now.

Police officer here has been arrested

 Dominica News Online has received information that local police have arrested one of their own. Details are still sketchy but reports reaching DNO indicate that a police constable was on Sunday, arrested for allegedly selling an unlicensed firearm to a civilian. DNO is following the matter and we will bring you more information as it comes to hand.

Police hunt shooter of five in Oklahoma

Photo credit – Reuters A gunman shot five people, killing three of them, in a black neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma, in a shooting spree that left residents on edge and sparked an intensive manhunt on Saturday. Three men and one woman were shot within a mile (1.6 km) of each other in north Tulsa at around 1 a.m. on Friday morning, police said. READ FULL STORY

Six believed dead in California shooting

Emergency personnel at scene of shooting. Photo by CNN Nine people were shot at a California religious college Monday, and Oakland police “believe that six have been pronounced dead,” a police official said. “We believe the suspect is in custody,” Oakland Police Sgt. Christopher Bolton said.

Two more suspects in kidnapping case

Police say they are hunting two suspects in the kidnapping case in which two young men of Stock Farm are still missing. According to the police, a foreign national and a local are being pursued as suspects in the case. Deon Hakim Alfred and Leon “Dopie” Joseph, whose whereabouts are still unknown, were allegedly kidnapped on March 10th, 2012 in Yampiece. The Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Superintendent Daniel Carbon, says the local suspect is from Yam piece – the other one, he says, comes from abroad although he did not specify what country that second suspect is from

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