Close To 200 Caribbean Nationals Among INTERPOL’s Most Wanted
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Dec. 13, 2012: A whopping 191 Caribbean nationals have made the Most Wanted List put out by INTERPOL globally, News Americas has found.
The Dominican Republic topped the list with 120 criminals on the lam with most wanted for homicide or what is delicately defined by INTERPOL as life and health crimes.
Cuba was with 19 criminals, most wanted for fraud and money laundering while The Bahamas and Guyana tied for third, with a whopping 12, each.
Among them are three women – Eunice Sarahann Maurice, Nicole Russell and Youlenda Thompson Nelson, who are wanted for fraud and crimes involving the use of weapons/explosives, respectively. Maurice and Thompson Nelson are wanted by the Bahamas government while Russell is wanted in the U.S.
Guyana top 12, are mostly wanted by the U.S. for life and health crimes. However, George Andrew Hercules is wanted for sex crimes against children, while Gregory Alistair Ewan Barnes is wanted for fraud and Adnan El Shukrijumah for terrorism.
Eleven Haitians are on the list, including two women. Guirlande Baptistin, a 22-year-old woman, is wanted in Brazil for people smuggling, trafficking and illegal immigration while Jean Claude Jeanne Kenia, 28, is wanted for drug-related crimes in Argentina.
Jamaica made the list with nine criminals MIA, including Ena McNeish, a 60-year-old woman wanted for life and health and drug-related crimes in New York.
Belize made the list with three, including Jermaine Delroy, wanted for thefts and crimes involving the use of weapons/explosives; Raul Barahona, wanted for kidnapping and thefts and Michael Joseph Silva, wanted for life and health crimes.
Antigua & Barbuda, Grenada, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines had one each, respectively. David Joseph, 43, was born in St. John’s, Antigua and is wanted by the U.S. for drug-related crimes and fraud while Toobooi Williams, 27, is wanted in Grenada for life and health crimes.
Alexander Rodionov, who has a St. Kitts passport but was born in Russia, is wanted for fraud in Canada while Tyson Joseph of St. Lucia is also wanted by Canadian authorities but and life and health crimes as well as thefts.
Cecil Gregory Boatswain, 43, of St. Vincent and the Greandines, is wanted by the U.S. government for drug-related crimes as well as organized crime.
INTERPOL is the world’s largest international police organization, with 190 member countries. Its “role is to enable police around the world to work together to make the world a safer place.”
Anyone with information on any of the above named criminals is urged to contact their local police.