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Shayne Napolean Carter

‘Intervention needed’

A 45-year-old man will be assessed at the Psychiatric Hospital over the next three weeks for allegedly following a minor several times to “preach the word”. There were suspicions that Shayne Napolean Carter, of Bank Hall Main Road, St Michael was about to commit the crime of indecent assault when he allegedly loitered on the […]

$10,000 bail for alleged fraudster

A 44-year-old jackhammer operator accused of fraud was granted $10,000 bail today. It is alleged that on January 24, 2019 David O’neale Willoughby, of Fairy Valley, Christ Church uttered a CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank (Barbados) Limited bill of exchange purporting to be a RBC Royal Bank (Barbados) Limited cheque made payable to him for $18,988.98 […]

Mitchell Sonny

Sonny remanded until April

He is charged with a 2018 offence but only appeared in court today after the complainant allegedly identified him in a line up. For allegedly robbing Amal Smith of a cellular phone, three gold chains, a pendant and a gold ring worth $1,995 on August 6, 2018, Mitchell Sylvan Sonny, of Reed Street, St Michael […]

Devere Elon Tony Gittens

Ex-boyfriend ordered to keep the peace

A young woman who was assaulted by her now ex-boyfriend asked the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court to ensure that “he see me and don’t see me”. That was the request of Kitana Grant today after 20-year-old Devere Elon Tony Gittens, of Holder’s Land, Brandon’s, St Michael pleaded guilty to assaulting her on February 28 causing her […]

Cutlass attack

With his right hand encased and supported by a sling a 46-year-old man appeared before the court following “a funny situation” which resulted in a cutlass attack. An injured Devere Anthony Gittens, of Holders Land, Brandon’s, St Michael pleaded guilty before Magistrate Douglas Frederick today to unlawfully and maliciously inflicting serious bodily harm on Mario […]

From left, Jaleel Callender, Jalen Jones-Cox, Lamar Hewitt and Shamar James

Tight security

Under heavy police watch three men accused of committing two murders back in January, and another who allegedly supplied a gun to one of the accused, were escorted into the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court this morning for their first court appearance. From as early as 9 a.m. law enforcement officials were stationed at the gates […]

Addicted to drugs

Mother begs for help for teenage son “He will kill himself before his time and I want him to get detox!” The mother of an 18-year-old made this plea today in the No. 1 District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court after the teenager admitted to smoking up to 64 packets of marijuana on a daily basis. The […]

Taxi operator remanded on firearm charge

Taxi operator Jamal Nicholi Haynes got a free ride to HMP Dodds today when he appeared in a Bridgetown court on a criminal charge. It is alleged that the 34-year-old of 7th Avenue New Orleans, St Michael had a firearm in his possession on February 18 without a valid licence. Haynes who had Angella Mitchell-Gittens […]

Jail and rehab for cocaine ‘smoker’

A beach vendor who admitted to having cocaine paraphernalia in his possession has been sentenced to six months in prison. Kenneth Kelvin Bowen, of 3rd Avenue Harts Gap, Christ Church must also undergo drug rehabilitation during his incarceration at HMP Dodds. Police stopped the 33-year-old in his community when he was seen riding a bicycle […]


Teenager slapped with a fine

Nineteen-year-old Isha Kemoy Lewis was so offended when Miracle Rouse laughed as she passed on February 16 that she slapped her across the neck. This resulted in a criminal charge and an appearance before the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court. The 8th Avenue, New Orleans, St Michael resident told Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant today “every time she sees me she […]


Woman beater fined

Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant today sent a strong message to men who hit women after a 32-year-old man explained his reasons for striking his ex-girlfriend while she was at a cemetery placing flowers on a grave. “I want you and other men out there to know that women are not your property. I want you to […]


Road death case adjourned until July

A 26-year-old woman has been granted $10,000 bail after appearing in the Holetown Magistrates’ Court on Friday charged with causing the death of 74-year-old Janette Danglois, four months ago. Honey Shakira Griffith, of Rock Hall, St Lucy, who appeared before Magistrate Wanda Blair this morning, is also accused of driving without due care and attention and driving without […]

Ken Dacosta Murrell

Psychiatric evaluation ordered for cocaine addict

A scaffold builder’s life has been slowly crumbling from cocaine use. And when Ken Dacosta Murrell, of 2nd Avenue Park Road, Bush Hall, St Michael appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick today charged with two criminal offences he requested help for his addiction through his attorney Naomi Lynton. The 37-year-old pleaded guilty to stealing a bag […]

Ckeimo Leroy Daren Best

Best facing firearm charge

A 24-year-old welder began his first day on remand at HMP Dodds after appearing in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on a firearm charge. It is alleged that the accused, Ckeimo Leroy Daren Best, of No. 19 Edgehill Terrace, St Thomas supplied a firearm to Jonell Williams on February 17 and did not have a […]

Anthonia Windgrove Ellis

Utility worker charged with murder

A 36-year-old utility worker was today remanded to HMP Dodds on a capital offence. Anthonia Windgrove Ellis, of Denny Road, Thorpes, St James appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick this morning accused of murdering 31-year-old Lorenzo Joseph, of 3rd Avenue, Chapman Lane, St Michael and No. 35 Goodland Park, Christ Church. Joseph died at hospital following […]

Antonio Marian Dumitru and Ionut Sticlan

Big fines

Two Romanians were today fined $10,000 each after pleading guilty to a number of criminal offences including money-laundering. However, at the end of today’s sitting at the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court 22-year-old Ionut Sticlan and 25-year-old Antonio Marian Dumitru remained in the custody of HMP Dodds as they awaited the payment of the fine which […]


Fousa to know fate on Monday

A Canadian woman is behind bars awaiting her fate after using an Xbox game console to smuggle two kilos of cocaine into Barbados. Valarie DaRosa Fousa arrived at the Grantley Adams International Airport around 9:05 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20 from Port of Spain in transit to Canada. She was stopped, interviewed and referred to […]

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