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Mother apologizes

Leniency was shown to a mother of eight today, after she expressed regret for stealing another woman’s purse and using the money to buy groceries and pampers for her children. Donna Frederica Husbands, 34, of Fire Hill, Rock Hall, St Thomas pleaded guilty to stealing a bag, purse and other items valued $377.95 belonging to […]

Lawyer charged with theft

A 40-year-old female lawyer is expected to appear in court today on theft charges. Allison Helen Alexander of Halton, St Philip, will answer to the charge of relieving a client of $165 543.88 in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court. The charges stemmed from a business transaction involving the sale of a property.

Ten minutes of freedom

It was the screams of a female police constable, as she raced into the courtyard at Central Police Station with a male counterpart on her trail, which raised the alarm today that a prisoner had escaped. “Man escape from court,” she shouted loudly. “He [is] wearing a white shirt.” Immediately, some of her colleagues sprung […]

Cumberbatch steals from his former ‘employers’

Edward DaCosta ‘Inches’ Cumberbatch will be spending the next 18 months in jail after confessing to three offences. Cumberbatch, 52, had earlier been placed on a six-month bond by Magistrate Douglas Frederick, who today sentenced him to 12 months in jail for burglarizing an apartment and three additional months for having cocaine. The sentences will […]

Burglar sent up for nine months

An unemployed man was sentenced to nine months behind bars today, after he confessed to burglarizing a woman’s home sometime between February 18 and 23 this year. Shawn Christopher Inniss, 41, of no fixed place of abode, admitted before Magistrate Douglas Frederick that he broke into Joyce Sobers’ home and made off with a microwave, […]

Landlord faces up to indecent assault

A 62-year-old landlord was granted $5,000 bail after appearing in the District ‘A’ Magistrate Court today on a charge of indecent assault. Cyril McDonald Grosvenor, of #5 Waverley, Keizer Hill, Christ Church, is charged with committing the indictable offence against a female sometime between March 1 and 3 this year. In a separate matter, Peter […]

Watson denies threatening a woman

A 65-year-old man has denied using threatening words towards a female. The offence was allegedly committed by Ernest Elton Watson against Andrea Nicholls, with the intention of causing her to believe that she would be made to suffer immediate and unlawful violence. However, when he appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick in the District ‘A’ Magistrates […]

Man admits to stabbing cop

The man who owned up to stabbing a police officer yesterday has been remanded to HMP Dodds. Anderson Orlando Phillips Greaves, 44, of Clarke’s Road, Spooners Hill, St Michael pleaded guilty to unlawfully and maliciously wounding police constables Kadeem Sealy and Roy Stuart, as well as assaulting both men on March 3. He however pleaded […]

Harding facing firearm charge

April Fool’s Day definitely will not be a laughing occasion for Troy Oneale Harding. That date was set by Magistrate Douglas Frederick for the 30-year-old of 2nd Avenue Kellman Land, Black Rock, St Michael to return to court to face a firearm charge. When he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court today, Harding was […]

Burglar behind bars

Small businesses will be protected from known burglar Alvin Reynold Dacosta Stoute for the next month. That’s because Stoute, 45, of Bournes Village, St George was remanded to prison until April 1 by Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant, despite pleading not guilty to loitering in a public place with the intent of committing a burglary early this […]

Harper to pay $750 for assault

Compensation of $750 and a bond to keep the peace was imposed on a St Michael man who assaulted a woman last year. Jamal Marville Harper, 32, of Rock Hampton Road, Jackson, St Michael had earlier pleaded guilty to assaulting Angela Sealy, occasioning her actual bodily harm on September 30, 2015. When he returned for […]

Teen remanded on robbery charge

Magistrate Douglas Frederick did not believe teenager Oranile Holder had any reason to commit theft. So therefore as punishment for robbing Pat Blackman of her two gold chains, he remanded Holder to prison for the next four weeks. When the 19-year-old resident of Cumberbatch Road, Fairfield Road, St Michael appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates […]

Bail and jail

At one point Tyson Nathaniel Xavier sat in the courtroom of the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court with a smile on his face. However, that smile had disappeared by evening as he was whisked onto the prison bus headed for HMP Dodds after failing to find someone to post his bail. Xavier, 30, of #100 Chelsea […]

Bail for ‘Musclekatt’

A St Michael woman who pleaded not guilty to assaulting another female will have to return to court on May 18. Nakita Thadika Jones, 26, of Cypress Street, St Michael denied unlawfully and maliciously wounding Danielle White on Tuesday when she appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court today. Jones, popularly known as ‘Musclekatt’, was […]

Cain caught with knife

Having been the victim of a robbery, Victor Dwayne Cain decided to arm himself with a knife for protection. However, that proved to be a costly mistake after he was apprehended by police with the weapon. Today, when he appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court, Cain pleaded guilty to possession […]

Off to Drug Court

A repeat drug offender will have to attend the Drug Court to curb her unhealthy and illegal habit. That was the sentence handed down to 51-year-old Karen Haynes after she pleaded guilty in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court to unlawful possession of apparatus for use of cocaine. Haynes failed in her attempt to convince Magistrate […]

handyman ends up in court after parting fight

What initially began as an act by a ‘Good Samaritan’ ended in a middle-aged St Michael man appearing in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court this afternoon. When handyman Frederick Cortez Harris, 58, of Exchange Hill, St Michael appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant, he pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a knife in a public place.However, […]

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