Category: Court

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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Heimchand Dhanpat

Six-year-old saves the day

She did not want her six-year-old daughter to be fatherless, so a Guyanese woman took a decision to drop an assault charge against her husband. Heimchand Dhanpat, 40, of #64 Lukes Avenue, Bayville, St Michael, had initially pleaded not guilty to assaulting his common-law wife Sarone Gilkes on January 11, 2019, occasioning her actual bodily […]

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Mikilie Rashad Edghill

Wrong ‘elixir’

After losing one of his two jobs, a stressed out Mikilie Rashad Edghill needed something to help him relax. The cannabis joint he hoped would relieve that stress landed him before the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today. When the 28-year-old security guard of Kendal Hill, Christ Church, appeared before Acting Magistrate Anika Jackson, he admitted […]

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Louann Merlaine Gibson

Gibson gets bail

After waiting for over an hour to have her passport brought to the court, a wanted woman was released on bail from the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court. Louann Merlaine Gibson, 47, of Deal Gardens, Maxwell, Christ Church, who was the subject of a police wanted bulletin, was granted bail in the sum of $15 000 […]

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Glyne Thorne

No money gets Thorne jail time

Despite being given a reprieve by Magistrate Graveney Bannister, a motorist who appeared on six traffic charges still ended up behind bars. Glyne Thorne, 57, of Lewis Gap, Green Hill, St Michael, will spend the next 100 days at HMP Dodds, or until the $1000 fine imposed on him is paid. When Thorne appeared in […]

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Shem Akim Anthony Lawrence

Lawrence cops a break

He stole a woman’s cellular phone but apologized quickly after for his actions. That apology saved Shem Akim Anthony Lawrence from a possible jail term after the complainant told the court she was no longer interested in pursuing the matter. The 17-year-old Lawrence of Kings Village, Dayrells Road, St Michael, had been charged with stealing […]

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Owen Gilbert Skeete

Skeete’s call

The fact that he had no money to purchase school items for his children led Owen Gilbert Skeete to steal two bottles of alcohol.  However, the reputed thief who was only released from prison three months ago will have to serve a six-month sentence for his latest charge.  When he appeared in the District ‘A’ […]

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Ackeem Edmund Hepburn

$300 fine for $50 ‘wrapping’

The officers who apprehended Ackeem Edmund Hepburn did not give him the ‘chance’ he asked for, so he turned to the court for leniency instead. Luckily for Hepburn, a Jamaican national, Magistrate Douglas Frederick extended a “golden handshake” to him. When the 27-year-old chef of Spooner’s Hill, St Michael, appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ […]

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Sharon Yvette Harris

Magistrate cautions court officer

A prosecutor was today chided by a magistrate for suggesting that the “court should do its upmost best” to remand an accused. Police constable Kevin Forde asked Magistrate Douglas Frederick to use his power to remand 47-year-old Sharon Yvette Harris of Bartlett Tenantry, Sargeant Village, Christ Church, after she appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ […]

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Arleigh Patrick Todd

Serial thief wants to start ex-con group

So excited was Arleigh Patrick Todd about being released from prison, he told Magistrate Douglas Frederick he was interested in starting an ex-con association to assist persons when they left HMP Dodds. And while that suggestion brought laughter to the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court, the happiest man in the courtroom was Todd after the magistrate […]

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Free to go

Four women screamed for joy this afternoon after a magistrate dismissed their case for want of prosecution. Attorneys-at-law Danielle Mottley, Safia Moore and Talal Nouneh successfully argued for a two-year-old case against their clients to be dismissed when the prosecution failed to provide a file after an almost two-hour wait in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ […]

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