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Teens caught with ganja

Two 17-year-olds have to perform 90 hours of community service each for having small quantities of marijuana yesterday. Gabriel Don Taylor, of #9 Johnson Development, Foul Bay, St Philip and Noah Campbell, of #22 Windy Ridge, Church Hill, Christ Church both appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick today and pleaded guilty. Frederick informed them that the […]

$50,000 drug fine

Syndie Brendalyn Reece was today fined $50 000 for importing 5.5 pounds of marijuana into Barbados on September 1 this year. The 39-year-old waitress, of #38 Manchester Close, Platinum Heights, Christ Church paid the fine imposed on her by Magistrate Douglas Frederick. When Reece first went before the court, she pleaded guilty to four drug […]

Drug addict appeals to court for help

When Jason Omar Evelyn returned to court for sentencing yesterday, he reminded the magistrate of his drug addiction and repeated his request for rehabilitation. Evelyn, 27, of no fixed place of abode, pleaded guilty earlier to stealing $1 580 in items from Fusionz Boutique between September 15 and 16. He later insisted to Magistrate Douglas […]

Woman admits to sharing blows at reggae show

Being a first-time offender is what saved Sandra Shonette Lynmarie Bourne from jail time on Monday. The unemployed woman, 30, who resides at Parish Land, Christ Church admitted assaulting Shanelle Lorde and occasioning her actual bodily harm on April 19 this year. She explained that she was at Reggae on the Beach when Lorde jumped […]

Gibbons caught red-handed

Last month, 18-year-old Steffan Gibbons was placed on a bond to keep the peace for one year. At the time, he had confessed to stealing a $1 592. 60 bicycle belonging to Alair Hunte on September 25. The alternative which Magistrate Wanda Blair gave Gibbons was a forthwith $500 fine or one month in prison. […]

Not me!

He is accused of dishonestly obtaining telephone services worth $1 253. 21 from Cable & Wireless Barbados Limited on September 18, with intent to permanently deprive the company, by falsely representing that a Bank of Nova Scotia cheque in that amount, which he presented as payment, was good and valid. Omena Robert Akpevwiehor, 43, is […]

Griffith admits to drug possession

An unemployed man was sentenced to six months in jail by Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant last Friday, after admitting that he was in possession of cannabis on Wednesday. John Seymour Ricardo Griffith was not required to plead to two other indictable charges though; that he had an unlicensed firearm and nine rounds of ammunition for which […]

Jamaican facing cocaine charges

A Jamaican man denied three drug charges which Magistrate Douglas Frederick read to him yesterday. Neil Alexander Churchill Bennett, of Westgate Hill, Montego Bay, St James, Jamaica pleaded not guilty to having cocaine, trafficking and intent to supply 2.15 kilogrammes of the substance on October 16. The accused is a 47-year-old financial consultant. Sergeant Neville […]

Five months for assault

Khiry Sobers has been jailed for five months for hitting his girlfriend. Sobers, of 1st Avenue, Jackson, St Michael pleaded guilty to inflicting serious bodily harm on Sasha Barrow-Agard on October 9, when the case went before Magistrate Wanda Blair in the Holetown Magistrates’ Court last Monday. She remanded Sobers until later that week when […]

Corbin caught loitering in unoccupied house

Police caught teenager Shamar Victor Corbin napping in an unoccupied house earlier this week. When the 3rd Avenue, Alleyne Land, Bush Hall, St Michael resident went before a Bridgetown magistrate today, he admitted that he loitered on Greeta Moore’s premises on Wednesday and could not give a satisfactory account to police for doing so. Corbin […]

Mistaken identity? 

“If you are going to keep a man in prison you must know who he is,” attorney-at-law Andrew Pilgrim QC told the Court of Appeal today. Pilgrim was before the Court on behalf of his client Midian Scantlebury, who is expected to appeal an extended stay in prison. Scantlebury, of Westbury Road, St. Michael, was […]

No bail for teens

Eighteen-year-old Nickolai Matthew Thompson appeared in a Bridgetown court yesterday on three charges, one of which is likely to be upgraded to murder. Thompson, who lives at Chadderton Road, Carrington Village, St Michael and Nishawn Andre Prescod, also 18, are both charged with causing serious bodily harm to Brinsley Warde on October 9, with intent to […]

St Michael man remanded on gun charges

St Michael resident John Griffith will reappear in court on November 13 on firearm charges. The 29-year-old was remanded to prison after appearing in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court today for the illegal possession of a 9mm gun, possession of quality of ammunition and possession of five grams cannabis. The items were found after police executed a search […]

Teenagers remanded

Two 18-year-olds have been remanded to prison in connection with the stabbing death of Brinsley Warde. Nishawn D’Andre Prescod of Hinds Gap, Halls Road, St Michael and Nickolai Matthew Thompson of Chadderton Road, Carrington Village St Michael are charged with serious bodily harm with regards the Warde’s death on John Beckles Drive, St Michael Last Friday. […]

Rum thief gets fined

On October 12 around 7 p.m., Wilbert Anthony Lynch went into Carlton supermarket in Black Rock, St Michael. Security personnel kept the 46-year-old resident of Straker’s Tenantry Road, St Michael under observation and saw when he took a bottle of rum from a shelf and placed it under his shirt. They also saw when Lynch […]

Drug offender charged

A carpenter from Back Ivy, St Michael, appeared in a Bridgetown court yesterday afternoon, charged with possession, intent to supply, trafficking and importation of 3. 5 kilograms of cocaine on October 8. When Camara Dion Reece, 33, went before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant, he was granted $130, 000 bail until November 4, when he is scheduled […]

Six months in jail for Bascombe

A “well known” thief was jailed yesterday after he admitted stealing four packages of rum fudges and two packages of souvenir rum packs from F. W. Woolworth on October 14. Patrick Mark Bascombe, 58, of Garden Land, Country Road, St Michael, was seen by security taking items from a shelf and putting them into a plastic […]