Category: Court

Hasani Boyce

Dodds drive

Acting District ‘A’ Magistrate Sandra Rollins today put the brakes on a 26-year-old cleaner accused of stealing two cars. Hasani Kayode Boyce of No. 10 Coverley Development, Christ Church was remanded to Dodds until December 11 after appearing in the District ‘A’ Magistrate’s Court on four criminal charges. It is alleged that Boyce stole a […]

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Ricardo Sylvester Wood

Wood remanded

HMP Dodds will be home for an accused 42-year-old man who was recorded as having no fixed place of abode. Ricardo Sylvester Wood appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant recently charged with stealing a pair of pants and a shirt worth $240 belonging to Ryan Wood. The accused pleaded not guilty to the offence which allegedly […]

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Moore gets bail

A 35-year-old man has been released on bail after spending 28-days on remand at HMP Dodds. He is Dail Oneal Moore, of Upper Clapham, Christ Church who is accused of entering the home of Debra Branker as a trespasser between June 3 and 4 and stealing a spanner set, a drill and drill machine, a […]

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Dodds for seven

Seven men were remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds today on several criminal offences. Mervyn Walter Hunte, of No. 46 Emerald Park East, Six Roads, St Philip got an automatic 28-day remand time when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Christopher Birch on gun, ammunition and drug charges. His six co-accused were sent to the St […]

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Rao Venkata Gopi

Bail for fraud accused

Two of the top officials of the Washington University of Barbados who were on remand at HMP Dodds for over a month were granted $200,000 bail each today. The university’s Chief Executive officer 42-year-old Rao Venkata Gopi, of No. 11 Falcon Crest, Tuscany, Oldbury and the director 33-year-old Deoraj Jaimangal Dalchand of No. 3 Jacaranda […]

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Renaldo Alleyne

Campus Trendz killer appeals to CCJ

The man convicted of the manslaughter of six young women in the infamous Campus Trendz clothing store fire and robbery on Tudor Street, The City on September 3, 2010, will now have the opportunity to challenge his life sentences before the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on December 5.  In June 2011, Renaldo Alleyne was […]

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Court Registry workers leaving the meeting which was held with Court Registrar Barbara Cooke-Alleyne.

More court workers to go

Workers are predicting that chaos could rule in Barbados’ court system when more staff of the Barbados Court Registry are sent home. The impending retrenchments were announced to a hastily-called meeting Monday afternoon at the court’s temporary facilities at Manor Lodge, St. Michael. That’s where Registrar Barbara Cook-Alleyne told workers that more from the department […]

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Joel Mings

Drug imports lead to five year jail sentence

St Peter resident Joel Delano Mings will spend the next five years in prison for importing and trafficking 43.3 kilogrammes of marijuana into the country. The 52-year-old painter from Batteleys, Speightstown pleaded guilty on October 12 to the aforementioned charges as well as possession and possession with intent to supply on August 9. Mings who […]

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Bhana and Bhamji granted bail on multiple criminal charges

Two salesmen were granted $20,000 bail each when they appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrate’s Court today on several criminal charges. They are 33-year-old Mohammad Salim Bhana of Richmond Gap, St Michael and 23-year-old Muhammad Huzifa Bhamji, of No. 17 Stanmore Lodge, Black Rock, St Michael. The two are accused of dishonestly disposing a motor […]

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Griffith guilty of drug offences

Probation officers will delve into the life of a 24-year-old man who was found in possession of 24 cocaine rocks. When Jason Levere Griffith, of no fixed place of abode, appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant today he pleaded guilty to possession, possession with intent to supply and possession with intent to traffic the controlled substance. […]

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Gill gets bail on sex charge

A 29-year-old man appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrate’s Court today accused of statutory rape. It is alleged that Mormanthon Keith Walton Gill, of Grant Road, Westbury Road, St Michael committed the act against a 14-year-old girl between June 1 and October 31. Gill was not required to plead to the indictable charge when he […]

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Corey Antonio Best

Cell death

Coroner Manila Renee today adjourned the inquiry into the 2017 unnatural death of Corey Antonio Best until early next year at his mother’s request. When the case was called this morning around 10 a.m. in the Coroner’s Court located at Cane Garden, St Thomas, police officers and forensic analysts were ready to give their evidence. […]

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Report ordered

The Magistrate’s Court has asked for a probation report on a 26-year-old man who pleaded guilty to drug possession. When Chad Aaron Lynton, of Corner of 4th Avenue, New Orleans, St Michael appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant today he admitted that he had five grammes of marijuana in his possession yesterday. Police were on duty […]

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Bail on assault charge

A 26-year-old Guyanese man accused of assaulting his wife is now on $5,000 bail. Khayum Kharoon Nazmoon who lives at No. 2 Apartments Villa Road, Brittons Hill, St Michael is alleged to have committed the offence against Premawattie Katwaru on October 22 occasioning her actual bodily harm. The prosecutor had no objections to bail but […]

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Costly trip

Drug trafficker Tyrique Kheele Michael Cuffie who arrived in Barbados on Monday with more than his personal effects in his suitcase is facing two years in prison. The 21-year-old Canadian from Lombard, Toronto, was sent to HMP Dodds today after he was unable to pay a $20,000 fine by the end of the day’s sitting […]

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Darian Orlando Yearwood

Bloody feud

A 27-year-old man who was at a loss for words during his bail application, limped out of the District ‘A’ Magistrate’s Court, while a 31-year-old man blew kisses at his girlfriend as they were escorted out minutes apart on route to HMP Dodds. The two men who appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant this afternoon are […]

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Trio to return to court

Drug accused businessmen Arthur Charles Herbert and Christopher Glenn Rogers will make their third appearance in a Bridgetown court on March 27, 2019, while their co-accused Walter O’Neal Prescod, a sailor, will return on December 4, this year. Herbert, 62, of Redland Plantation, St George, Rogers, 56, of No. 27 York Road, Navy Gardens, Christ […]

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