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‘Set a better example’

An unemployed St Michael man was given a six-month sentence earlier today, which Magistrate Douglas Frederick suspended for nine months. Should Anderson Omar Murrell commit any other offence within the next nine months, that six month sentence will be automatically activated. The 27-year-old admitted to having cannabis and apparatus fit for use in connection with […]

No way out for Worrell

Either way, Samuel Stephen Kenny Worrell was going to HMP Dodds. When the 5th Avenue Brandons, St Michael resident appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court, he pleaded not guilty to assaulting Magalene Williams on May 26 and occasioning her actual bodily harm. This was after the court learnt from a marshal that Worrell had […]

Babb admits to assaulting ex-girlfriend

Anderson Patterson Babb admitted assaulting the mother of his nine-month-old child last week when he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today. The 35-year-old driver who resides at Dobson Land, Black Rock, St Michael, pleaded guilty to assaulting Tanya Best and occasioning her actual bodily harm. According to acting Station Sergeant Neville Watson, Best and […]

‘Grave’ matter

“The worst thing you could ever do is to rob the dead!” That was how Magistrate Laurie-Ann Smith-Bovell expressed her disgust when a Duncans, St Philip man appeared before her in the District ‘B’ Magistrates’ Court yesterday, accused of stealing wreaths from a grave at Coral Ridge Gardens last month. Albert Woodbourne Brathwaite, a 58-year-old […]

Benn hearing voices in his head

It was a most strange salutation, which a Magistrate got when the matter against a St Michael man came up in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today. “I hearing voices in my head. I think wunna want to kill me so kill me now and done,” the accused man told Magistrate Douglas Frederick immediately on […]

Nowhere but Dodds to call ‘home’

An unemployed man, of no fixed place of abode, ably represented himself when he appeared on two charges before Magistrate Douglas Frederick today. But in the end, the fact that he has no place to call home and no one to sign his bail, meant that he was remanded to HMP Dodds. Jason Omar Albert […]

Two to face murder trial

Shamar Antonio Lynch, 21, of Walkes Spring, St Thomas and Micah Laron Chase, 28, of #4 Gullyfield, Bayville, St Michael will be standing trial for murder. That was told to the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court when the two accused men returned there last Friday. They are charged with murdering Julius Gittens, alias Ju-Ju, who died […]

Wong pleads guilty to assault

A 54-year-old carpenter has been remanded to HMP Dodds after confessing to beating his wife and threatening to cut her up. Magistrate Douglas Frederick also ordered a presentencing report on Derek Wong, of #5 Free Hill, Black Rock, St Michael, who returns to court on June 29. Wong pleaded guilty today to assault and using […]

Vendor steals umbrella from former employer

A coconut vendor who stole a broken umbrella belonging to his former employer, was fined $750 by acting Magistrate Alliston Seale last Friday. Derron Robert Blackman, of Gullyfield Avenue, Bayland St Michael, pleaded guilty to the offence when he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court. He stole the $400 item between April 10 and […]

Keep off the streets!

A teenager who returned to court today to see whether he would be granted bail, got his wish. However, acting Magistrate Alliston Seale did not grant Shaquille O’Neal Cumberbatch $20 000 bail without a stern warning. The accused, of #72 Golden Rock, Pinelands, St Michael, is charged with four counts of robbery and one of theft. […]

Man found guilty of wounding

After hearing the evidence given in a trial where a St Philip man is accused of fighting with a court marshal, Dujon Carlisle Weekes was today found guilty of the offence. Weekes, 30, is a bobcat operator who lives at Padmore Village, St Philip. Acting Magistrate Alliston Seale said that in his view, Anthony Padmore […]

New home for Fontenelle

A young man who broke into his mother’s home and used her amenities late last year, has found a new home. Christopher Jean-Claude Fontenelle’s mother evicted him in 2013, after she said he had become delinquent over a period of time. Fontenelle is unemployed and has no fixed place of abode. He pleaded guilty to that first […]

Kudos to Legall

An 18-year-old student received high praise from a Bridgetown magistrate when he reappeared in the Bridgetown Traffic Court yesterday. As a result of performing 240 hours of community service efficiently and way ahead of schedule, Tyler Legall now has no traffic conviction recorded against his name. Legall, of #9, 2nd Avenue, Club Morgan, Christ Church, […]

St Joseph man charged with harassment

Just weeks ago, Carlton Austin Moore went before the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on a charge of committing an act of serious indecency against a teenaged girl, and was granted bail at that time. Yesterday, he returned before acting Magistrate Alliston Seale in the same court charged with harassing a girl in Swan Street, The […]

Woman with gun remanded until June 24

A 23-year-old chef appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today before acting Magistrate Alliston Seale. Alana Nikita Crystal Nearvay was not required to plead to the indictable charge of possession of an unlicensed  firearm on April 20 this year. The woman lives at Ashby Alley, the City. The charge allegedly arose out of circumstances […]

Vendor caught selling drugs from tray

St Philip vendor Danpaul Singh was selling not only vegetables from his tray at Cheapside Market, but vegetable matter as well. That is what police officers found when they carried out a check there on Saturday. Singh, of Industry Hall, pleaded guilty to possession, trafficking and intent to supply 250 grams of cannabis on that day. […]

ZR driver could be in breach of court

The evidence of a doctor will determine whether a ZR driver will get an alternative sentence or if he will be allowed to continue completing his community service.    Earlier this year, Matthew Blackett pleaded guilty before the District ‘A’ Traffic Court to three 2014 traffic offences. Magistrate Graveney Bannister then ordered the ZR driver […]