Category: Court

Court Registry workers leaving the meeting which was held with Court Registrar Barbara Cooke-Alleyne.

More court workers to go

Workers are predicting that chaos could rule in Barbados’ court system when more staff of the Barbados Court Registry are sent home. The impending retrenchments were announced to a hastily-called meeting Monday afternoon at the court’s temporary facilities at Manor Lodge, St. Michael. That’s where Registrar Barbara Cook-Alleyne told workers that more from the department […]

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Joel Mings

Drug imports lead to five year jail sentence

St Peter resident Joel Delano Mings will spend the next five years in prison for importing and trafficking 43.3 kilogrammes of marijuana into the country. The 52-year-old painter from Batteleys, Speightstown pleaded guilty on October 12 to the aforementioned charges as well as possession and possession with intent to supply on August 9. Mings who […]

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Bhana and Bhamji granted bail on multiple criminal charges

Two salesmen were granted $20,000 bail each when they appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrate’s Court today on several criminal charges. They are 33-year-old Mohammad Salim Bhana of Richmond Gap, St Michael and 23-year-old Muhammad Huzifa Bhamji, of No. 17 Stanmore Lodge, Black Rock, St Michael. The two are accused of dishonestly disposing a motor […]

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Griffith guilty of drug offences

Probation officers will delve into the life of a 24-year-old man who was found in possession of 24 cocaine rocks. When Jason Levere Griffith, of no fixed place of abode, appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant today he pleaded guilty to possession, possession with intent to supply and possession with intent to traffic the controlled substance. […]

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Gill gets bail on sex charge

A 29-year-old man appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrate’s Court today accused of statutory rape. It is alleged that Mormanthon Keith Walton Gill, of Grant Road, Westbury Road, St Michael committed the act against a 14-year-old girl between June 1 and October 31. Gill was not required to plead to the indictable charge when he […]

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Corey Antonio Best

Cell death

Coroner Manila Renee today adjourned the inquiry into the 2017 unnatural death of Corey Antonio Best until early next year at his mother’s request. When the case was called this morning around 10 a.m. in the Coroner’s Court located at Cane Garden, St Thomas, police officers and forensic analysts were ready to give their evidence. […]

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Report ordered

The Magistrate’s Court has asked for a probation report on a 26-year-old man who pleaded guilty to drug possession. When Chad Aaron Lynton, of Corner of 4th Avenue, New Orleans, St Michael appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant today he admitted that he had five grammes of marijuana in his possession yesterday. Police were on duty […]

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Bail on assault charge

A 26-year-old Guyanese man accused of assaulting his wife is now on $5,000 bail. Khayum Kharoon Nazmoon who lives at No. 2 Apartments Villa Road, Brittons Hill, St Michael is alleged to have committed the offence against Premawattie Katwaru on October 22 occasioning her actual bodily harm. The prosecutor had no objections to bail but […]

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Costly trip

Drug trafficker Tyrique Kheele Michael Cuffie who arrived in Barbados on Monday with more than his personal effects in his suitcase is facing two years in prison. The 21-year-old Canadian from Lombard, Toronto, was sent to HMP Dodds today after he was unable to pay a $20,000 fine by the end of the day’s sitting […]

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Darian Orlando Yearwood

Bloody feud

A 27-year-old man who was at a loss for words during his bail application, limped out of the District ‘A’ Magistrate’s Court, while a 31-year-old man blew kisses at his girlfriend as they were escorted out minutes apart on route to HMP Dodds. The two men who appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant this afternoon are […]

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Trio to return to court

Drug accused businessmen Arthur Charles Herbert and Christopher Glenn Rogers will make their third appearance in a Bridgetown court on March 27, 2019, while their co-accused Walter O’Neal Prescod, a sailor, will return on December 4, this year. Herbert, 62, of Redland Plantation, St George, Rogers, 56, of No. 27 York Road, Navy Gardens, Christ […]

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Teenager stays put at Dodds

Information from an accused woman’s attorney that she had been crying since being remanded to HMP Dodds last Friday was not enough to convince Bridgetown Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant to released her on bail. In fact 18-year-old Toshia Abika Auguste, of Harrison’s Tenantry, Crab Hill, St Lucy was remanded to prison for a further 28-days despite […]

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$300 in one week or jail

A 33-year-old man has one week to pay the District ‘A’ Magistrate’s Court a $300 fine. The sentence was imposed on Damien Ricardo Wharton of No 34 Husbands Terrace, St James when he appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick recently. Police were conducting vehicle spot checks on October 26 on Baxters Road when they stopped Wharton. […]

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$750 up in smoke

A St George man had to part with $750 when he appeared before the Oistins Magistrate’s Court on drug charges recently. Magistrate Elwood Watts imposed the fine on Ellerton Housing Area resident Antonio Renaldo Harper who had pleaded guilty to possession, possession with intent to supply and trafficking of 109 grammes of cannabis. Station Sergeant […]

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Unsafe havens

A man and woman who are separately charged with perverting the course of justice will make their first appearance in the District ‘A’ Magistrate’s Court tomorrow. They are 18-year-old Toshika Abika Auguste of Harrison’s Tenantry, Crab Hill, St Lucy and 22-year-old Niko Nathan Archer of Grape Hall, St Lucy. Auguste is charged with providing a […]

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Student caught with drugs

Mercy pleas of a police prosecutor-turned-defence barrister are all that stand in the way of a 17-year-old high school student gaining a criminal conviction ahead of CXC certificates after fellow students were caught smoking cannabis at school. Attorney-at-law Neville Reid today urged a Bridgetown magistrate to intervene after the teen was caught yesterday with 23 […]

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Rodney David Anthony

Anthony gets court’s leniency

A 50-year-old who habitually picked up bottles on the property of a Hastings, Christ Church hotel, landed in trouble with the law when he came across and assaulted a security guard. Now Rodney David Anthony, of St Matthias, Christ Church, must adhere to the conditions of a three-months bond if he wants to avoid paying […]

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