A St. Michael man has been remanded to prison after appearing in court charged with the murder of a young mother last weekend.
Conroy Ramsay, 27, of Godding Road, Station Hill, St. Michael was arrested and charged by police with the murder of Kimberly Hinds and made an appearance in the District D Magistrate Court today. Hinds’ body was discovered at her Rock Hall, St. Thomas home on Sunday March 17, 2013. Ramsay was remanded until April 17.
His was one of several court matters today, which included matters such as death by dangerous driving and possession of illegal drugs.
Ahmal Lamar Phillips, 24, a resident of Block 1D Pavilion Terrace, Deacons Farm, St. Michael, appeared at the District “A” Magistrate Court today charged with causing death by dangerous driving and was remanded until April 17, 2013.
In the other matters, two men, one of them a non national, are facing drugs charges, with one appearing in court today and another scheduled to do so tomorrow. Vincentian national Dennis Lawrence Parsons, a musician, appeared at the District “A” Magistrate Court today and pleaded guilty to possession of 49 pounds of cannabis, trafficking of cannabis, possession with intent to supply, and importation. He was also remanded to HMP Dodds until April 17.
Police also reported that today 24 year old Jermain Hartley Cox, an unemployed resident of the Crane, St. Philip, was arrested and charged at the Grantley Adams International Airport by members of the Drug Squad with possession of 500 grammes of cocaine, trafficking, possession with intent to supply, and importation.
Members of the Drug Squad interviewed Cox on his arrival from Trinidad and Tobago about 6:50 a.m. today His luggage was subsequently searched and the illegal drug discovered concealed therein. Cox is expected to appear at the District “B” Magistrate Court tomorrow.