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Carpenter gets six months for stealing

George Henderson Nicholls has been running afoul of the law since 1968. When the 66-year-old carpenter appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick today, he confessed to stealing items valued $32.67, including a bottle of Cod Liver Oil, a sweet bread and a chicken from Carlton and A1 Supermarket yesterday. The repeat offender lives at Morris Gap, […]

Man assaults girlfriend; granted $2500 bail

Dwight Lamar Harper admitted that he assaulted the mother of his young child when he went before the District ‘A’ Magistrate’s Court yesterday.    Harper, who lives at #20 Midway Lane, Pine, St Michael, was charged for slapping D’andra Burnham in her face on Monday. Prosecutor, Sergeant Robert Jones, said the couple has a young […]

Businessman guilty of hitting employee

Three years after businessman Ricky Roland “Owlie” Alkins hit one of his employees in the face with a rock, he was found guilty by a jury earlier today. The jury determined that Alkins, 42, of Hannays, Christ Church, had intentionally caused serious bodily harm to Stephen Larrier on February 28, 2012. The case, which was […]

Community service for scaling stadium wall

A man who refused to pay the entrance fee to watch a football match at the National Stadium on Sunday, was ordered by a Bridgetown Court to perform 140 hours of community service after police saw him climbing over the Stadium wall not once, but twice, in his effort to gain entry. Julian Phillip Quimby, […]

Hard lesson

The man who broke into the home of the late Selwyn Knight and his family over the weekend, admitted in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today that he did so and stole two tablet computers worth $400 belonging to Marleen Knight. Jamal Amal Skeete, of Bedford Lane, Greenfield, St Michael, pleaded guilty to the offence […]

Additional ten years for arcade killing

Jason Kevin Marshall must spend an additional ten years and nine months for unlawfully killing Andrew Scantlebury during an arcade robbery. Justice Randall Worrell handed down the sentence this afternoon. Marshall, of Olive Drive, Crane, St Philip, was found guilty in February 2014, of unlawfully killing Andrew Scantlebury in 2008. The judge described the crime […]

Watchman pleads not guilty to wounding workmate

A watchman was found not guilty by acting Magistrate Alliston Seale today, in a matter where he was accused of unlawfully and maliciously wounding a workmate. Monroe McDonald Pilgrim, of Airy Hill, St Joseph, pleaded not guilty to the July 2013 offence. After hearing the summary trial, acting Magistrate Seale determined that Pilgrim was not […]

Name too familiar, says magistrate

A Bridgetown Magistrate today seemed puzzled by the way mothers repeatedly come to the law courts to stand as sureties for their accused sons, who have more than one matter before the court. Magistrate Douglas Frederick expressed that view to a mother whom he had recently seen, when she signed as her son’s surety. That […]

City vendor remanded for harassing schoolgirl

A Fairchild Street vendor was remanded by a Bridgetown Court after he admitted to harassing a girl on Bridge Street between September 1, 2013 and March 12 this year. Frank Errol Gibson, of Ivy Main Rad, St. Michael, also pleaded guilty to using abusive words within the schoolgirl’s hearing which were likely to cause her […]

$100 000 fine

Two Surinamese men were fined a total of $100 000 yesterday at the Oistins Magistrates’ Court, by Chief Magistrate Pamela Beckles. According to acting Station Sergeant Rudolph Burnett,  Benito Alard Sylvester, a 33 year old taxi driver from  Fajajan Straat, and Michael Roland Felix, a 40-year-old mason of Vanomeren Straat, both of Paramaribo, Suriname, entered […]

Two sent to Dodds for inflicting serious bodily harm

A complainant who was allegedly beaten by two teenagers last month had difficulty speaking when he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today. That was because after undergoing surgery on his left jaw, Barry Bryan had stitches and plates in his mouth and one side of his face was swollen and twisted. He also […]

Cop’s case dismissed due to lack of files

A case in which the complainant was a policeman, was dismissed by acting Magistrate Alliston Seale today, after the prosecution had no file with which to start the matter. Patrick Oneal Collymore, of 3rd Avenue Holders Land, Brandons, St Michael was charged with assaulting and resisting Jason Hurdle in the execution of his duties, on […]

Man pleads guilty to 13 traffic offences

Curtis Taylor has until April 16 to pay just over $7 000 in fines to the District ‘A’ Traffic Court, otherwise he will be jailed. Taylor, a ZR driver from Vauxhall, Christ Church, pleaded guilty to 13 traffic offences when he went before Magistrate Graveney Bannister yesterday. Between September 2013 and June 2014, Taylor racked up […]

Constable: Statement not planned

The trial of  two men accused of robbing a Government Senator of a cellular phone in October 2011 continued in Supreme Court No. 5 this morning, before Justice Olson Alleyne. Reneko Jamal Taylor, 22, of Block 5F Division Drive, Eden Lodge and Jermaine Julia Andre Worrell, 23, of Hinds Hill, Cave Hill, St Michael are […]

Convicted killer makes appeal before the court

Jason Kevin Marshall would like to be able to spend some time with his son and have the opportunity to raise him the right way. That formed part of Marshall’s mitigation when he appeared before Justice Randall Worrell this afternoon. Marshall, of Olive Drive, Crane, St Philip, was found guilty in February 2014 of unlawfully […]

Two held for cursing officers of the law

Using abusive language to police officers earlier this week in two unrelated incidents, landed a 24-year-old and a 16-year-old before the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today. First in the dock was fruit vendor Pierre De Carlo Small, 24, of Gall Hill, Christ Church. He admitted telling Sergeant Erwin Norville to “carry your mother ****” in […]

Man fined for stealing sweet potatoes

A St George man has confessed to stealing 250 pounds of sweet potatoes belonging to Barbados Farms Limited. For that March 8 offence Alex Albert Butcher, of #1 Belair, will have to pay a $1,000 fine in four weeks or spend a similar period in prison. He was sentenced by Acting Magistrate Anthony Blackman when he […]

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