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Teen jailed for three months

Magistrate Douglas Frederick yesterday imposed a three-month prison sentence on Davied Javon Cumberbatch after he admitted having an offensive weapon on him on February 6. The sentence, however, was suspended for six months. Cumberbatch also pleaded guilty to possession of a small amount of cannabis on that same date; he was convicted, reprimanded and discharged […]

Cop’s turn

Acting Superintendent of Police David Griffith took the witness stand today when the double murder trial of Deon DaCosta Maynard continued in the No.5 Supreme Court. Maynard, 41, is accused of murdering Arthur Frederick Chaderton and his son-in-law Gerhard Stock on August 2, 2011. Both men died after being shot at Chaderton’s Salters, St. George […]

UPDATE Atwell brothers charged with murder

Police have arrested and formally charged  two brothers –  Arlong Elroy Atwell, 22, and Antonio Renaldo Atwell, 19, both of Culvert Terrace, Haynesville, St James with the offence of murder. This follows the stabbing death of Travis Austin.     The body of the 24-year-old of Prior Park, St James was found in a track at […]

Man caught with illegal firearm and ammo

Police have formally charged Ricardo Jamar Norville, 26,  of School Lane, Halls Road, St Michael with two serious offences. They are unlawful possession of a firearm and  illegal possession of ammunition. On Sunday around 2.10 a.m. members of the Tactical Response Unit were on mobile patrol on Cavans Lane, St Michael where a street search was carried […]

Six months for wine thief

After confessing to stealing three bottles of wine from a Christ Church supermarket last week, Rawle Anthony Caesar was sentenced to six months in jail earlier today. However, Magistrate Christopher Birch suspended the sentence for two years. Caesar returned to the District ‘C’ Magistrates Court for sentencing after spending the weekend on remand at HMP […]

Walcott on rape charge

Twenty-six-year-old Jahbarrie Lionel Kemar Walcott appeared before the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court today charged with rape. The 4th Avenue Alleyne Land, Bank Hall, St Michael resident was not required to plead to the indictable charge of having sexual intercourse with a 19-year-old without her consent, sometime between February 2 and 5. Walcott, who was represented […]

Down to the detail

Acting Station Sergeant Vernon Farrell testified today that murder-accused Deon Maynard gave a very detailed statement about what took place at Salters, St George the night Arthur Chaderton and his son-in-law Gerhard Stock were shot. Farrell was giving evidence in the trial which continued today before Justice Jacqueline Cornelius. According to the statement which Farrell […]

Man apologizes for sending obscene messages to Digicel

After admitting today that he sent obscene messages via a telecommunications network to three female Digicel employees in July 2014 and caused them alarm, Randolph Adolphus Brewster was convicted, reprimanded and discharged. It was not that Magistrate Douglas Frederick did not deem the offences serious, but he took Brewster’s mental health status into consideration before […]

Babb sent for observation

A man accused of indecently assaulting a female on February 2 this year, has been remanded to the Psychiatric Hospital for observation. Anderson Leroy Babb, 58, of no fixed address, was not required to plead to the indictable charge which Magistrate Douglas Frederick read to him today. The prosecution objected to bail, based on Babb […]

Caesar steals three bottles of wine

“To tell the truth; if I did know it did gine be all uh dah dey, I din gine do it, right? Everybody deserve a second chance,” a convicted thief told Magistrate Christopher Birch earlier today. Rawle Anthony Caesar, of Block 2D Water Street, Christ Church, had just confessed in the District ‘C’ Magistrates Court […]

Two remanded after stabbing each other

Two men who stabbed each other appeared today in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court before Magistrate Douglas Frederick charged with the same offence. Each with a bandaged left temple pleaded guilty. David Ricardo Phillips, 49, of Chimborazo, St Joseph and Gregory Antwine Lavine, 53, of Lyons Street, Nelson Street, St Michael, both admitted to a […]

20 charges

A 40-year-old man charged with 20 offences was remanded to HMP Dodds today after appearing before Magistrate Christopher Birch in the District ‘C’ Magistrates Court. Dane Rene Ellis could only plead to the one count which occurred within the Oistins’ jurisdiction. On this count, he admitted to stealing two gold chains and a pendant valued […]

Reprieve for Parris

Embattled former CLICO boss Leroy Parris has won a temporary reprieve in the law courts. This morning the High Court granted a stay of a recent judgment that requires him to pay back $3.3 million to the company. However, Parris still faces another legal battle to have a $2.5 million bank account unfrozen. On Tuesday, […]

Two granted bail

A man charged with causing bodily harm to a traffic warden will return to court on April 25 after pleading not guilty to the offence today in the District ‘A’ Magistrate Court No. 2. Dwayne Tyrone Millington, of #91 Tulip Drive, Husbands, St James denied causing bodily harm to Sharron Whittaker on February 3, by […]

Man impresses court, gets community service

A young man who impressed a magistrate after conducting his own mitigation earlier this week, has been ordered to perform 100 hours of community service by April 29. On Tuesday, Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant sent Olvan Jefferson Ricardo Bascombe to the Probation Department to meet with a probation officer. When he returned to court today, the […]

Brathwaite remanded on burglary charge

A 28-year-old man on a charge of burglarising a home, was remanded to HMP Dodds after appearing in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court today. Randell Antonio Marley Jason Brathwaite, of no fixed address, is accused of entering Dale Hardy’s home as a trespasser and stealing several items. The list included a wallet, a Barbados Identification […]

Maynard double-murder trial continues

Yesterday marked the third consecutive day that legal arguments were conducted in the double-murder trial of Deon DaCosta Maynard, which continued in the No. 5 Supreme Court. Maynard, 41, is accused of murdering Arthur Frederick Chaderton and his son-in-law Gerhard Stock on August 2, 2011. Both men died after being shot at Chaderton’s Salters, St George […]