Category: Court

Stephanie Marie Andrea Benn

Report on money launderer pending

Stephanie Marie Andrea Benn will get to spend Christmas with her two young children and ailing grandmother after all. When she returned to the District ‘C’ Magistrates’ Court today for sentencing after having her bail revoked by Chief Magistrate Christopher Birch two weeks ago, he ordered a pre-sentencing report and allowed her previous bail conditions […]

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Three bailed, one remanded on drugs charges

Three of four men who were on remand at HMP Dodds on related drug charges were released just in time for Christmas. Himfari Daniel Hurdle, 21, of Work Hall, St Philip; 58-year-old Kenneth Donald Maycock of Fitts Village, St James and 43-year-old Rayburn Therold Kidd of Black Rock, St Michael, were each released on $30 […]

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One more chance for drug accused

After being caught with drugs for a third time, a St Michael man was today counting his lucky stars after he was ordered to complete community service. For 32-year-old Peter Leroy St Clair Toppin, of #2 Whitehall, his Santa Claus came in the form of Magistrate Douglas Frederick when he appeared in the District ‘A’ […]

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Absalom Abejah Francis Hunte

Teenager apologizes for slapping granddad

An angry teenager who slapped his grandfather in the face, offered a heartfelt apology in court today and as a result escaped having a conviction recorded against him. When he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court, 16-year-old Absalom Abejah Francis Hunte of 2nd Avenue Gills Gap, Eagle Hall, St Michael, admitted to assaulting Jeffrey […]

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No evidence, accused freed

A woman who claimed her ex-boyfriend had assaulted her, had a change of heart when she appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court. Jihad Georges, of #13 Blue Waters, Rockley, Christ Church, had been charged with assaulting Rebeda Carty on December 2, 2018, occasioning her actual bodily harm. However, when Carty appeared in court today […]

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Charge against prison officer withdrawn

After being hauled before the courts for allegedly marrying an ex-convict, a prison officer walked out of court today a free woman after the charge against her was dropped. Shanel Wendy Antonia Ellis Vaughn, 40, of Hillaby, St Thomas, had been accused of knowingly associating with Adrian Vaughn, an ex-prisoner, sometime between November 13, 2009 […]

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Camille Shareece Roach, Camesa Shadia Roach, Chae Stefan Roach and Kanisha Michelle Latoya Hinkson

Brawlers must keep peace

Four siblings were among five people who were put on a bond to keep the peace for the next year after they got involved in a brawl. Camille Shareece Roach, 22; 20-year-old Camesa Shadia Roach; Chae Stefan Roach, 19, and their 15-year-old sister who reside at St Stephen’s Hill, Black Rock, St Michael, along with […]

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Browne ‘oppressed’

Veteran prison officer Trevor Browne was released on $1,000 bail when he appeared before a District ‘C’ Magistrates’ Court this morning on four charges related to inciting mutiny or sedition at Her Majesty’s Prison, Dodds, St Philip in May this year. Browne, the president of the Prison Officers Association of Barbados pleaded not guilty to […]

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Kelvin Price

Stepson granted bail

After admitting to wounding his stepfather, a man was granted bail in the sum of $2000 when he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant. Kelvin Omar Price, 29, of Headley Land, Bank Hall, St Michael, pleaded guilty to unlawfully and maliciously wounding John Austin on September 20, 2018. While […]

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Ryan Ricardo Belle

Hungry thief to be sentenced on Monday

On his last theft charge he was sentenced to four months by Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant. This time around though, Ryan Ricardo Belle could be looking at a much longer time behind bars. After recently serving eight months at HMP Dodds, Belle, 28, of Reed Street, The City was remanded to the penal institution after pleading […]

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Alleged molester remanded

A St Michael man accused of having sex with his young niece and indecently assaulting another minor was remanded to HMP Dodds today. The 33-year-old man was sent to prison on remand by Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant when he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on the two indictable charges. He is charged with having […]

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Dale Adrian Harewood and Jacqueline Johnson

Welcomed donation

The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Drive is now $250 closer to its target. That’s because the charitable organization received the donation from Dale Adrian Harewood this morning, two days after he promised he would do so. On Wednesday when he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court, the 50-year-old of Holder’s Hill, St James, pleaded […]

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Accused told to keep his distance

A St Philip man was ordered to keep away from two people who he allegedly assaulted. Mark Wayne Boyce, 52, of Mahoe Circle, Ruby, St Philip, was granted bail in the sum of $4000 and given those directives by Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant after he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today. Boyce, however, pleaded […]

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Three denied bail

Despite bail applications from their respective lawyers, two young men and a young woman who are accused of robbing a popular restaurant were remanded to HMP Dodds for the second time in four days. Dario Ramon Whittaker, Pierre Ramon Belle and Kimberly Ashleigh Ellis, were remanded by Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant when they appeared in the […]

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Update: President of the Prison Officers Association to appear in court

President of the Prison Officers Association Trevor Browne has been formally charged with inciting mutiny at HMP Dodds. He will appear at the St Matthias Magistrate’s Court this morning.   Browne was arrested for reportedly encouraging a sickout at the prison.

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$1000 fine for first conviction

Michael Tramane Sobers tried to trick Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant into believing that he only smoked occasionally. But once the magistrate heard that he had been caught with 41 grease-proof wrappings of cannabis, he hastily admitted to “smoking five joints a day”. The 21-year-old of 1st Avenue Weekes Land, Goodland, St Michael, made the admission in […]

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Guilty man offers contribution to Salvation Army

Four years after he denied assaulting a woman, Dale Adrian Harewood had a change of heart. He was ordered by the court to pay $750 compensation for assaulting Sherry-Ann Beckles but in the spirit of the season he volunteered an additional $250 to go to the Salvation Army. When he appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant […]

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