Category: Court

Fenty released on $1500 bail

Twenty-four-year-old Jason Nathaniel Fenty has maintained his innocence against four drug charges. The Block 20D Down Hill Drive, Eden Lodge, St Michael resident is accused of possession, possession with intent to supply, possession with intent to traffic and cultivation of cannabis. When he appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant today Fenty was released on $1,500 bail […]

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Archer and Griffith held on multiple charges

Two young Christ Church men lost their freedom today – at least temporarily – when they appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on a number of criminal charges. They are 23-year-old Malcom Marlon Archer and 25-year-old Ramone Sherome Henderson Griffith, both of Sweet Street in Lowthers Hill. The duo is accused of using a […]

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$1million bail

Despite being offered bail, six men, including a teenager, have been remanded to Dodds on a number of offences connected to $1.5 million in drugs. Raoul Hardat Singh, 54, of Strathclyde Drive, St Michael; Joshua Aaron Singh,19, of No. 24 Coral Land, Haggatt Hall, St Michael and Richard Trevor Nurse, 50, of 5th Avenue, Holders […]

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Robber gets 18 months in prison

A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for robbery. Magistrate Kristine Cuffy-Sargeant imposed the sentence on Simeon Levi Graham, of Bannister Land, Martindales Road, St Michael today. Graham had pleaded guilty on a previous occasion to stealing several pieces jewelry and cash belonging to Brandon Grannum on March 30. Graham has […]

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Alleged killer remanded to Dodds

A sixth man has been remanded to Dodds prison charged with the murder of British national Steven Weare. Shaquille O’Neal Orlando Cumberbatch, of 3rd Avenue Parris Gap, Westbury Road, St Michael is accused of committing the capital offence sometime between August 23 and September 1, last year. Weare’s body was discovered in a remote area […]

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Teens remanded after crime spree

Seven teenagers are now on remand after admitting to several criminal offences, including breaking and entering into the official residence of the Chief Justice of Barbados. The lone 16-year-old in the group will spend 28-days at Dodds prison while a 13-year-old and five 14-year-olds will be housed at the Government Industrial School for that same […]

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Nurse placed on a bond

A 33-year-old man has been warned to be on his best behaviour for the next twelve months. Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant imposed the bond on Rodney McNeil Nurse, of Thorpes Cottage, St John, today after he pleaded guilty to stealing a hair trimmer kit belonging to Massy Stores Limited. According to the police report Nurse was […]

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Alleged hit-and-run driver granted bail

A 25-year-old driver who allegedly failed to stop after being involved in an accident was granted $3,000 bail when he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today. Tre Raheem Thompson of 4th Avenue Land, Bush Hall, St Michael, is also accused driving without due care and attention and without reasonable consideration for other road […]

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Cop out

The police constable who was involved in the May 26 accident on the ABC Highway that claimed the life of 52-year-old Owen Stuart has been released on $5,000 bail. Renaldo Jerome Goodman of Glebe Land, St George, appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant today charged with seven offences under the Road Traffic Act. According to a […]

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Video evidence

The implementation of a mandatory legal requirement for police to videotape the confessions of suspects could lead to a reduction in the number of cases going to trial, according to Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson. The country’s Evidence Act makes provisions for video recordings of confessions, and while Sir Marston seemed somewhat uncertain whether it […]

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Waitress to answer for fraud

A 37-year-old waitress, accused of several counts of fraud, was granted $37,000 bail with strict conditions when she appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court over the weekend. Tachira Femi Burke, of Sergeants Village, Christ Church, is alleged to have committed 25 indictable offences between December 11, 2015 and June 24, 2016. On one count […]

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Lighter found in Payne’s bra

A young woman, who allegedly told a security officer there was no need to search her but was later found with illegal drugs, has three months to pay the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court a $1,500 fine. Norelco Alora Payne, of 5th Avenue Peterkin, Bank Hall, St Michael, pleaded guilty today to possession, possession with intent […]

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Madden held

A Jamaican national, who allegedly imported $6,000 worth of cannabis into Barbados, has been remanded to Dodds prison until June 20. He is Richardo McClean Madden, of St Ann’s, Jamaica, is also accused of possession, possession with intent to supply and trafficking of the illegal substance on June 13. The accused was not required to […]

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Welch accused of damaging a window

A 22-year-old man, accused of criminal damage, was released on $2,000 bail when he appeared in a Bridgetown court today. Andrance Ricardo Welch, of No. 9 Neil’s Tenantry, Belle Gully, St Michael, had been on remand at HMP Dodds for the last two months, accused of damaging a window belonging to David Ashby on March […]

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Leacock sent up to Dodds for a week

A 24-year-old general worker, who admitted to hitting the mother of his child, will spend a week at Dodds prison after he was unable to find a surety to post his bail. Terelle Devon Leacock, of Gills Road, Greenfield, St Michael, pleaded guilty before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant to assaulting Shakira Bayley on June 14, occasioning […]

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No consent

Two Guyanese nationals, a man and woman, who have been on remand for the last year on a joint rape charge have been offered $20,000 bail each. They are 37-year-old Clara Alexis Martin and 29-year-old Sean Christopher Nelson, both of whom reside at Kings Street, St Michael. It is alleged that they had sexual intercourse […]

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State prosecutor wants stronger laws to deal with death by dangerous driving

A top prosecutor in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions today put forward a strong case for further amendment to the Road Traffic Act to deal with the offence of death by dangerous driving. Principal Crown Counsel Alliston Seale made the appeal today in the presence of House Speaker and Member of Parliament […]

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