Category: Court

More improvements coming for law courts

An increase in the number of judges and additional resources for the Department of Public Prosecutions (DPP) are just some of the initiatives on the cards to assist with the growing incidents of crime across Barbados. Attorney General, Dale Marshall, today took issue with the fact that Barbados had in some cases as many as […]

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Thieving Stanford cops 12 months

A 52-year-old St Peter man will spend the next 12 months in jail, after pleading guilty to stealing perfume and sunglasses from Cave Shepherd. When Dale Archibald Stanford of Four Hill recently appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court before Acting Magistrate Anika Jackson, he pleaded guilty to the following charges: On January 14, 2019, […]

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Wood’s indiscretion

A St Joseph father today said he was sorry for his action on the day he choked his ex-girlfriend and mother of his 11-year-old son. Ryan O’neal Wood told the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court presided over by Acting Magistrate Anika Jackson: “I am sorry for my action on that day.  My intention that day was […]

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Rosemond to go before drug court

A 41-year-old labourer who admitted today that he smokes marijuana, told a magistrate that he was willing to get help. He will get that help when he appears in the Drug Treatment Court before Magistrate Graveney Bannister on January 23. Troy Shawn Rosemond pleaded guilty in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court to possession of cannabis […]

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Andrew DeLisle Carmichael

Psychiatric assessment for confessed thief

Admitting that he has a problem and gets injections weekly, a 53-year-old St Michael man was today sent to the Psychiatric Hospital for a 21-day evaluation. He is Andrew DeLisle Carmichael of 10 Princess Royal Avenue, Pinelands, St Michael, who appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court before Acting Magistrate Anika Jackson and pleaded guilty to […]

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Fit for bail

A young attorney-at-law tried his best today to save a father from being remanded, even noting that someone could be on remand for several years before the matter is heard, but to no avail. Harry Husbands said in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court presided over by Acting Magistrate Anika Jackson “Look at the court’s track record, […]

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Errol Vivian Jones

Jones facing extradition

A Barbadian man wanted by the Canadian authorities will know on Friday if he will be extradited. Errol Vivian Jones, 64, of Bridgefield, St Thomas, will have his time in the District ‘D’ Magistrates’ Court on January 18, after Magistrate Douglas Frederick offered him bail in the sum of $15 000 and adjourned the matter […]

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Deacon’s resident fined, then jailed

A 33-year-old St. Michael man who today pleaded guilty to five charges involving a motor car was fined $1 500 forthwith or he must spend 75 days in jail. As the fine was not paid, Jabari Michael Hurley, of  Deacons Farm, St. Michael was led off to start his prison sentence and advised that if he acquired […]

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Farley Nigel Smith

Man jailed for stealing toenail clip

At 62, he’s finding it hard. His children live overseas and he cannot find a job. That’s what Farley Nigel Smith of Hothersal Turning, St. Michael, told Acting Magistrate Anika Jackson today when he appeared before her in the District ‘A Magistrates’ Court after pleading guilty to stealing one toenail clip valued $6.99 belonging to Massy […]

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Keisha Melissa Clarke

Addict pleads guilty

Last November she came out of prison and today she returns on a 12-month sentence after pleading guilty to stealing last Tuesday. Keisha Melissa Clarke admitted to acting Magistrate Anika Jackson that she has a drug problem and was willing to return to Marina House (Women’s Addiction Treatment Centre) for further help. Clarke, 31, of […]

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Jamar Crichlow

‘Missing’ convict imprisoned

Twenty-nine-year-old Jamar Crichlow of Lears, St Michael, had pleaded guilty to having apparatus fit for the misuse of a controlled drug – cocaine – on November, 17, last year.  He was sent to the Psychiatric Hospital for assessment so that he could be considered for the Drug Treatment Court, but he went missing. On January […]

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Accused on bail with conditions

A 28-year-old saleswoman of 71 Edgehill, St Thomas, has to report to the District ‘A” Police Station, St Michael,  every Tuesday before 9 a.m. That was the order given today by acting Magistrate Anika Jackson, to Akilah Sharifa Dornita Thornhill, after she pleaded not guily to a charge in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court.  The […]

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I was wrong’

Between sobs, a 56-year-old woman told a magistrates’ court today, that she was sorry for embarrassing herself and family after stealing $27 worth of items from a beauty store on January 14. Janice St. Clair of 6 Hilton Row, Princess Royal Avenue, Pinelands, St Michael, admitted to acting Magistrate Anika Jackson that she went into […]

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Andre ‘Lord Evil’ Jackman

St Lucy ban on accused

Andre Lord Evil Jackman is a free man once again, two months after he was remanded on four serious charges, one of them gun-related. However, Barbados TODAY understands that as one of the conditions attached to his bail he won’t be allowed to reside in St Lucy. That was one of the conditions to which […]

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Bailor gets $750 bail

Only last Friday Susan Payne of Block 12A, Beachpath, Deacons Farm, St Michael stood surety for an accused in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court before Acting Magistrate Anika Jackson. Today, she re-appeared in court as an accused. Noting that she was disappointed in the accused, the Magistrate told Payne she had come to the court on […]

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Wood pleads guilty to assault

He admitted assaulting his ex girlfriend occasioning her actual bodily harm on January 8, 2019, but he will have to wait until tomorrow to know his fate. Ryan O’neal Wood, a 34-year-old painter of Braggs Hill, St Joseph, yesterday appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court before Acting Magistrate, Anika Jackson and pleaded guilty to […]

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Evaluation ordered

Gregory MacDonald Hope pleaded guilty today to stealing items worth $24.18 from a supermarket. However, he showed no remorse and his mother told the court he had no problems. But Acting Magistrate Anika Jackson had concerns about the 43-year-old of Wilton Road, Lammings Park, St. Joseph, and sent him to the Psychiatric Hospital for evaluation […]

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