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Parris limbo

A High Court judge is expected to reserve judgment in a case in which embattled former CLICO Executive Chairman Leroy Parris is seeking to hold onto $3.3 million paid to him by the insurance company. The hearing concluded today and sources involved in the case told Barbados TODAY this evening that the only thing left […]

McClean accused of stealing $1.75, and a cell phone

A St Michael man will have to report to the District ‘A’ Police Station once a week after pleading not guilty to a charge of trespassing. Jason Omar McClean, 34, of Lewis Gap, Green Hill, St Michael denied entering the home of Colin Redman on March 11, 2016 as a trespasser and stealing one cell […]

Griffith freed of wounding charge

A 73-year-old retiree no longer has a case against him. Keith Arthur Griffith, who was accused of the May 16, 2013 offence of unlawfully and maliciously wounding Sylvan Lynch, had his case thrown out today by a Bridgetown magistrate. Griffith, a resident of Block 3A, Rock Close, Wildey, St Michael returned before the District ‘A’ […]

No laughing matter

The teenager who broke into comedian Trevor Eastmond’s home last month and stole a quantity of U.S. currency, will have to wait a little longer to know his fate. When 19-year-old Kemo Jaleel Carter returned before the District ‘D’ Magistrates Court today, his presentencing report was not ready and he was again remanded to HMP […]

ZR driver to pay victim $5,000

McDonald Tyrone Lascelles, a ZR driver, was today given five months by a Bridgetown court to pay another driver $5,000 as compensation for injuries which he inflicted. The alternative is six months in jail. The 39-year-old defendant, of 33 St Anne’s Road, Pinelands, St Michael, admitted before the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court last year that […]

Assault case against football execs dismissed

A Bridgetown court today dismissed an assault case against three local football executives, including Barbados Football Association (BFA) president Randy Harris. Harris, along with Al Walcott and Ashton Chapman, were accused of assaulting former BFA General Secretary, Chris Graham on September 10, 2013. Graham filed a complaint with police against the trio after an alleged […]

‘I am bigger than Barbados’

Carl Andrew ‘Woolly’ Hewitt wants his court case dealt with so he can get on with his life. Hewitt, an artist, expressed that wish to Magistrate Douglas Frederick today when he reappeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court No. 1. The 60-year-old Deighton Road, St Michael resident is charged with causing serious bodily harm to […]

Bobb remanded after sureties rejected

Despite being granted bail, Gregory Rudolph Bobb was remanded to prison for one day after neither of his sureties satisfied the conditions of the court. Bobb, 39, of Black Rock, St Michael was not required to plead to the indictable charges of stealing over $150, 000 from two people between January and June 2015. He […]

Vendor denies assault charge

A fruit vendor facing an assault charge will have to return to court in another two months. When Leroy Grandison appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court this afternoon, he pleaded not guilty to assaulting Muna Atkins, occasioning her actual bodily harm on March 22, 2016. Grandison also pleaded not guilty […]

$18 in ‘herb’ costs Mayers $750 fine

After spending just two days on remand, Martino Jamar Mayers hastily changed his plea to guilty when he returned to court today. And while it resulted in him hobbling out of the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court a free man, it wasn’t before he had forked out $1,100 to fines. Dressed in all blue and walking […]

Abductor jailed

A man accused of kidnapping his wife was remanded to Dodds prison today when he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court. Forty-five–year-old shopkeeper, Ervin George Thomas of Block 6, Princess Mary Lane, The Pine, St Michael was not required to plead to the indictable charges of causing bodily harm with intent to maim, disfigure […]

Browne granted $6,000 bail

A St Michael man was granted bail today after pleading not guilty to an assault charge. Ricardo Fitzgerald Browne, 53, of Kew Road, Bank Hall, St Michael, denied assaulting Clarence Jordan, occasioning him actual bodily harm in August 12, 2014, when he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court. Prosecutor Sergeant Neville Reid did not […]

Man accused of kidnapping wife

A man accused of kidnapping his wife was remanded to prison when he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court today. Forty-five–year-old shopkeeper Ervin George Thomas of Block 6, Princess Mary Lane, the Pine, St Michael was not required to plead to the indictable charges of causing bodily harm with intent to maim, disfigure or […]

Jamaican caught with drugs

  A 63-year-old Jamaican man was due to appear in the District B Magistrates Court today to answer a number of drug charges. O’Conner Newton faces charges of possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and importation of two pounds of cannabis. Newton arrived here by air from Kingston on March 18 and was interviewed by […]

Three men granted bail

A 55-year-old man who pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault and occasioning actual bodily harm has been granted bail in the amount of $4,000. However, Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant has ordered the accused, Ricardo Ian Fields of  #394 Independence Drive, Husbands, St James, to “keep away from Mr Oneal Maynard”. The charge stems from […]

Lowe attempted to enter Hoyte’s home

A second man was sentenced today for attempting to break into publisher Harold Hoyte’s home three years ago. Returning before Magistrate Ian Weekes in the District ‘D’ Magistrates Court today, Junior Christopher Lowe was sentenced to seven months in prison. That sentence, however, was suspended for 18 months – meaning that if he does not […]

Daddy must pay

A father was ordered to pay $500 forthwith in compensation to his daughter after he confessed to assaulting her and occasioning her actual bodily harm, by dragging her from one place to the other on March 16. Magistrate Wanda Blair gave the first-time offender the alternative of one month in jail if it was not […]