Category: Court

Hair braider gets tangled up in fraud

A 26-year-old St Michael hair braider confessed to 10 fraud charges when she appeared before Magistrate Alliston Seale in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court yesterday. Salyra Eugene James, of Skeetes Road, Jackman’s, presented and obtained goods with three different forged cheques between June 23 and 28, 2011. Sergeant Janice Ifill told the court that James forged […]

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Victim robbed of phone and dragged into bushes

Magistrate Douglas Frederick seemed at a loss today as to what would cause a 21-year-old man to rob a young woman at knife-point, while dragging her into a bushy area. He therefore remanded Jamel Lorenzo Hunte, after he admitted to robbing a United States exchange student of her cellular phone on May 2. A pre-sentencing report […]

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Ex-boyfriend must pay for damaging car

After pleading guilty to intentionally damaging Rasheda Gittens’ car on May 4, a St James man was today given one week in which to pay her $2 100 in compensation or he will face a month in jail. When Pierre Rakario Sandiford, a shop assistant of 4th Avenue Durants Village, went before Magistrate Douglas Frederick […]

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Case dismissed

Police files have to be brought before the magistrates’ courts more speedily. Magistrate Douglas Frederick issued the stern warning, as he dismissed a case, which had been in the court system for three years. The file was still not available today. Three years ago, he was accused of robbing Hugo Alleyne of a $4 000 […]

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‘Lord Evil’ granted bail

Andre “Ponchies” Jackman has been offered $200 000 bail after spending a year on remand at HMP Dodds. The accused, also known as ‘Lord Evil’, of Stroudes Bay, Crab HiIl, St Lucy, is awaiting trial with four others for the April 26, 2014 murder of Charley Dume. Dume was shot at Nelson Street, The City. Jackman […]

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Jamaican musician off to Dodds

A Jamaican musician will be calling HMP Dodds home for the next four years, after he admitted bringing 25 and a half pounds of marijuana into Barbados on Monday. When Deane Dwight Wright, 34, of Toolgate, Clarendon arrived here on a flight from Jamaica, his luggage was searched by Customs officials. Ten taped packages were […]

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Nation trial

Two police officers testified when the case against three employees of the Nation newspaper continued today before Acting Magistrate Alliston Seale. Vivian-Anne Lenora Gittens, 63, a publisher of #11 Kent, Christ Church,  Roy Ricardo Morris, 53, of #118 Warrens Park South, St Michael and journalist Sanka Louis Price, from Corner of Derriston & Grazettes Main […]

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Gold bangle lands man before the court

Johnathan Ricardo Joshua Layne, of Grazettes New Road, St Michael, went before the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today charged with an indictable offence. Layne was not required to plead to making a false statement that he was authorized to sell precious metals – a gold bangle – on January 24 last year. The 20-year-old man, […]

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Woman apologizes for behaviour on Bush Hill

After using obscene language at Bush Hill, St Michael early this morning, a 25-year-old mother was convicted, reprimanded and discharged when she appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick today. Nakita Thandica Karen Jones, of Oxley Street, St Michael admitted to the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court that she used the words “This is my *****. I got a […]

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High risk!

Derrick Ward was sentenced to five more years in jail after confessing that he robbed a man and shot him in his leg at his home on July 10, 2010. He returned before Justice Randall Worrell for sentencing today after pleading guilty to aggravated robbery and causing serious bodily harm on an earlier occasion. During […]

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Former security chief caught with too much ammunition

A former Central Bank of Barbados security chief pleaded guilty before a High Court judge today to having two guns and 16 bullets at his home when police executed a search warrant there. Charles Wendell Pile, of The Mount, St George, admitted having the items on September 27, 2013. When lawmen came to his residence, […]

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Mother’s ex-boyfriend must pay for ‘scuffling’ with toddler

In May 2006, Jason Randolph Bourne was playing with a three-year-old child who got injured in the process. The 30-year-old subsequently pleaded guilty to inflicting serious bodily harm on the boy and was ordered to pay $1 000 in compensation to the child’s mother. When the Parish Land, Christ Church man went before Justice Randall […]

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Bail denied

A man accused of robbing a bank took issue today with the fact that acting Station Sergeant Neville Watson was still objecting to him getting bail. When Malcolm Marlon Archer reappeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court, he made a bail application before Magistrate Douglas Frederick. The 20-year-old, of Lowthers Hill, Christ Church, is charged with […]

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Accused complains that his case is taking too long

Several accused persons asked for their matters to be dismissed when they went before Magistrate Douglas Frederick in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court yesterday. Among them was Jamar Anthony JnMarie, of Break Neck Hill, My Lords Hill, St Michael, accused of robbing Jerome King of a $4 500 chain on August 31, 2013. When the case […]

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Self-employed man denies threatening a policeman

A self-employed man denied using several threatening statements to an off-duty policeman on Wednesday. Ron Anderson Eastmond, 40, of Washington Avenue, Black Rock, St. Michael, went before Magistrate Douglas Frederick today in the District A Magistrates’ Court. He was granted $3,000 bail. He is accused of telling the lawman: “I gine mash you up. I […]

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Cool yourself!

Adrian Ophneil Greene admitted to a Bridgetown court that the way he behaved at a St Michael polyclinic on Tuesday was wrong. The 39-year-old pleaded guilty before Magistrate Douglas Frederick to behaving in a threatening manner on May 5 after lawfully entering the premises of Edgar Cochrane Polyclinic. Constable Andrew Henry told the District ‘A’ […]

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Labourer caught growing cannabis in backyard

Even though John Alston Brathwaite denied four drug charges a year ago, today he changed his plea and admitted committing the February 2014 offences. When Brathwaite, 52, of McClean Gap, Brittons Hill, St Michael, went before acting Magistrate Alliston Seale in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court, he pleaded guilty to possession, trafficking, intent to supply […]

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