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Dwight Dwayne Greene

Mental evaluation ordered on accused

Doctors the Psychiatric Hospital will over the next few weeks make a determination on whether a 29-year-old man is fit enough to plead to a theft charge. Magistrate Douglas Frederick remanded Dwight Dwayne Greene, of Wavell Avenue, Black Rock, St Michael to the institution for evaluation when he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court. […]

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Bad habit takes man before court

A 31-year-old man who was found in possession of cannabis after he was pulled over by police during a traffic stop must successfully complete 80 hours of community service if he wants to keep his criminal record clean. Magistrate Douglas Frederick made the order today after Tyson Renaldo Foster, of Clarke’s Gap, Spooners Hill, St […]

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On Remand

A 30-year-old woman accused of theft and already on bail for a similar offence will spend the next 28-days at Dodds. Erica Sabrina Chandler, of Apt 4, No 58 Green Crescent, St Philip is accused of stealing two pants worth $350, a $395 dress and a $250 shirt on July 29 from Kelly’s Kloset Incorporated. […]

Omar Dacosta Holder

‘Jail rough’

Procedural gaps in the trial and the absence of physical evidence in the face of statements an accused man apparently made but never signed led an appeals court to vacate the conviction of Omar Dacosta Holder for the 2005 triple murder of a young mother and her infant children. The Court of Appeal ruled “reluctantly” […]

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Car thief admits guilt

A Christ Church man who stole a $19, 500 Toyota Corolla three years ago and sold it for $1,500 will make his next appearance in the No. 5 Supreme Court on September 3. Ryan Oneal Wickham, of Wellington Drive, Enterprise Coast Road pleaded guilty to stealing the 2004 NZE model vehicle belonging to Tamara Mayers […]

Jason McDonald Phillips

Fraud awaiting his fate

When St Joseph resident Jason McDonald Phillips presented a forge cheque to a teller at Republic Bank Barbados Limited three years ago he received “20 hard $100 bills” in return. Principal Crown Counsel Krystal Delaney gave the evidence today as she read the facts of three fraud cases following guilty pleas from Phillips, of Suriname […]

Jamar Anderson Alleyne

Alleyne remanded

A 25-year-old man has been remanded to prison for allegedly committing several offences against police officers as they executed their duties. Jamar Anderson Alleyne, of Farnum Land, Chapman Lane, St Michael is accused of assaulting and resisting police constable Devon Subhan in the execution of his duties on July 8. The unemployed man is also […]

Lesanto Orelston Hydrafel Lavine

Serial crook

Lesanto Orelston Hydrafel Lavine was back today two weeks after he was rearrested in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court following a grant of bail on drug charges. There was no going home for the 33-year-old of Well Gap, Cave Hill, St Michael as he was sentenced to more than three years in prison after he […]

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Raped on her bed

The High Court today heard how a woman was forced to endure rape by an intruder who entered her home, sat on the edge of her bed as she slept, lit a spliff and asked the whereabouts of the man of the house before committing the assault on her. Today, Michael Omar Kirton alias Spills, […]

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Caught red-handed

A thief is now on remand at Dodds awaiting his fate. Bunny Livingstone Grant, 38, of no fixed address, will make his next appearance before Magistrate Douglas Frederick on August 26. He admitted to trespassing in four government schools, burglarising two. When he entered the Arthur Smith Primary School between July 20 and 22, 2019 […]

Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson

‘Rush to judgement’

As the public debate and speculation rages over what may have led to the tragic deaths of Cornelius Barrow and his two infant children on Wednesday in a morning fire, Barbados’ Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson, says the criticism fired at the court system is “unfounded.” In the days after the tragedy, rights advocates vociferously […]

Winston Adolphus Agard

‘Struggling’ ex-inmate back to court in Nov

Winston Adolphus Agard, who was released from prison back in June after languishing on remand at Her Majesty’s Prison for close to a decade, will make his next appearance in the No. 2 Supreme Court on November 15. Agard who told Justice Randall Worrell that he now lives at Passage Road, St Michael appeared in […]

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Drug penalty

The family of Guyanese national Lennox Maxwell Monah has expressed shock over his involvement with trafficking in illegal drugs into Barbados. Their reaction was contained in a presentencing report on the 36-year-old from Berbice by the Probation Department and read out in the No. 2 Supreme Court this morning. Monah previously pleaded guilty to importation, […]

Andre Glenroy Brathwaite

Accused wants help for his ‘bad drug habit’

Unable to control his cocaine and marijuana addiction “anymore” a 36-year-old carpenter requested help after admitting to theft. “I have a bad drug habit. I would love some help. I can’t control it anymore. It getting me in some problems, I would love some help with it,” Andre Glenroy Brathwaite, of Mangrove, St Philip said […]

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Drugs make her ‘go’

When a 34-year-old woman has bowel movement problems she uses cannabis to ease the process. Ruth Rachel Barnard, of Godding Road, Station Hill, St Michael gave the explanation to Magistrate Douglas Frederick after pleading guilty to having the illegal substance in her possession earlier today. It was found when police executed a search warrant at […]

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‘Guilty as charged’

Three years ago police found 26 rounds of ammunition in a toilet bowl and a 9mm semi automatic pistol under a mattress when they executed a search warrant at a Christ Church residence. Today 34-year-old Reydon Richards from Breedy Land, Silver Hill pleaded guilty in the High Court to the May 18, 2016 charges which […]

Vonda Pile

‘Breach of trust’

Acting Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Anthony Blackman believes that the case involving convicted attorney Vonda Pile has the “potential to bring the criminal justice system into disrepute, if it is not handled properly”. Blackman made the comment in the No. 5 Supreme Court today as he along with Principal Crown Counsel Krystal Delaney […]

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