Category: Court

Cop’s case dismissed due to lack of files

A case in which the complainant was a policeman, was dismissed by acting Magistrate Alliston Seale today, after the prosecution had no file with which to start the matter. Patrick Oneal Collymore, of 3rd Avenue Holders Land, Brandons, St Michael was charged with assaulting and resisting Jason Hurdle in the execution of his duties, on […]

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Man pleads guilty to 13 traffic offences

Curtis Taylor has until April 16 to pay just over $7 000 in fines to the District ‘A’ Traffic Court, otherwise he will be jailed. Taylor, a ZR driver from Vauxhall, Christ Church, pleaded guilty to 13 traffic offences when he went before Magistrate Graveney Bannister yesterday. Between September 2013 and June 2014, Taylor racked up […]

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Constable: Statement not planned

The trial of  two men accused of robbing a Government Senator of a cellular phone in October 2011 continued in Supreme Court No. 5 this morning, before Justice Olson Alleyne. Reneko Jamal Taylor, 22, of Block 5F Division Drive, Eden Lodge and Jermaine Julia Andre Worrell, 23, of Hinds Hill, Cave Hill, St Michael are […]

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Convicted killer makes appeal before the court

Jason Kevin Marshall would like to be able to spend some time with his son and have the opportunity to raise him the right way. That formed part of Marshall’s mitigation when he appeared before Justice Randall Worrell this afternoon. Marshall, of Olive Drive, Crane, St Philip, was found guilty in February 2014 of unlawfully […]

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Two held for cursing officers of the law

Using abusive language to police officers earlier this week in two unrelated incidents, landed a 24-year-old and a 16-year-old before the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today. First in the dock was fruit vendor Pierre De Carlo Small, 24, of Gall Hill, Christ Church. He admitted telling Sergeant Erwin Norville to “carry your mother ****” in […]

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Man fined for stealing sweet potatoes

A St George man has confessed to stealing 250 pounds of sweet potatoes belonging to Barbados Farms Limited. For that March 8 offence Alex Albert Butcher, of #1 Belair, will have to pay a $1,000 fine in four weeks or spend a similar period in prison. He was sentenced by Acting Magistrate Anthony Blackman when he […]

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KOMI thief jailed

After confessing that he stole a $10 000 tent and a garbage can belonging to Kensington Oval Management Incorporated (KOMI), a St Michael man was today jailed for a year. When Devon Mario Sampson, 35, of Chapman Lane, the City,  went before Magistrate Graveney Bannister in the District A Court, he also admitted having a […]

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Curfew imposed on two teenagers

Two more teenagers came before a Bridgetown court today. Xavier Zadan Carter, 16, of Long Gap, Spooners Hill and 17-year-old Rashied Joehannse Cox, of Lewis Gap, Green Hill, both in St Michael, denied using unlawful violence towards Joshua Williams. The two young men also denied their conduct was such that it caused persons present to […]

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Phone traced

Police Constable Frank Olton was the lone witness when the trial of two men accused of robbing a Government Senator of a cellular phone in October 2011, continued in Supreme Court No. 5 this morning, before Justice Olson Alleyne. Reneko Jamal Taylor, 22, of Block 5F Division Drive, Eden Lodge, St Michael and Jermaine Julian […]

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Car washer denies damage

A car washer who appeared in the District ‘A’ Traffic Court denied intentionally damaging a car belonging to a woman last October 6. Junior Grafton Anderson Yarde, 47, of Fairfield Road, Tudor Bridge, St Michael, was remanded by Magistrate Graveney Bannister today. Yarde is accused of damaging Shakilah Patel’s car. He was offered bail with […]

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Taxi man fined for sweet potato theft

A taxi operator was fined $1,200 by Magistrate Christopher Birch today, after he admitted that he dishonestly assisted in retaining 500 pounds of sweet potatoes sometime between January 24 and 26 this year, knowing or believing them to be stolen. The produce belonged to Armag Farms. Michael Anderson Forde, of #47 Gullyfield Avenue, Bayville, St. […]

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Senator fought back

Senator Irene Sandiford-Garner today recounted to a High Court how she fought and screamed her way through a robbery just over three years ago. She gave the evidence as the case against St Michael residents Reneko Jamal Taylor, 22, of Block 5F Division Drive, Eden Lodge and Jermaine Julia Andre Worrell, 23, of Hinds Hill, […]

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Nine years for landing drugs

A Christ Church man was today sentenced to nine years in jail for possession, trafficking and importing 207 kilogrammes of marijuana, three years after he committed the crime. The sentence was imposed on Asquith King by Justice Maureen Crane-Scott. The Bournes Land resident had pleaded guilty to the charges back in November last year, but […]

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Jamaican drug mule caught

A Jamaican woman who said she agreed to be a drug mule to get money to start a business is now behind bars at HMP Dodds. Melecia Latoya Harrison, of Charles Town, Ocho Rios was unable to pay $9,000 in fines imposed on her after she pleaded guilty to possession, trafficking, importation and intent to […]

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Sureties for theft accused warned

Acting Magistrate Alliston Seale warned two women who turned up to sign bail for a 30-year-old man that he would have no mercy on them if the alleged thief failed to attend court. Kyle Ramon McNeil Hinds had been remanded to prison the last time he appeared before Acting Magistrate Alliston Seale charged with breaking […]

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No more, please

After spending the last week on remand at HMP Dodds, 22-year-old Shamar Dottin is sure about one thing – he does not want to go back. “[It was] one of the worst experiences I ever had, Sir,” the young man said today when Magistrate Douglas Frederick asked him “how was it?” “But why would you […]

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Fine for spliff at nightclub

A 23-year-old bartender was fined by a Bridgetown magistrate after admitting to having a spliff while at a St Lawrence Gap nightclub early this morning. Anthony Brad Nelson, of #3 Rockley New Road, Rockley, Christ Church, was ordered to pay $750 forthwith, with an alternative of six months in prison. Prosecutor Sergeant Janice Ifill said […]

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