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Drug accused remanded

  Two men were remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds in connection with a major drug find in a vehicle at the Bridgetown Port last Thursday. The accused are 35-year-old Graham Bradley Johnson of Mount View, St Lucy and 43-year-old Norris Rohan Jackson of Manning Village, St Michael. Johnson and Jackson are jointly charged with […]

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Holder to seek legal redress following court’s dismissal of murder charge

A veteran attorney is not at all happy about the way in which police are charging people for capital offences. Criminal attorney Arthur Holder made his concerns known to Barbados TODAY immediately after his clients Andre Lord Evil Jackman and Zaviere Rrenaldo Walkes had a murder charge against them dropped in the Supreme Court, due […]

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Free to go!

You can forget about calling him infamous. Andre Lord Evil Jackman no longer has a murder charge hanging over his head and may even want to consider running in the upcoming general elections, after a near four-year-old murder charge against him was dismissed earlier today.   Jackman, also known as Punchie, of Stroud Bay, Crab […]

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Manslayer sentenced to 14 years

The level of violence used by manslayer Anthony Ricardo O’neal Harewood in the stabbing death of an 81-year-old man back in 2012 was “extraordinary and far beyond what could have been expected”. That was the ruling of Madam Justice Jacqueline Cornelius as she sentenced Harewood, of Middle Way Lane, Ellerton, St George, to 14 years […]

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Dog owner fined over mauling incident

The owner of two dogs that mauled an elderly woman back in January, was today ordered to pay $400 forthwith after he owned up to two offences. Christopher Maurice Straker, 45, of No. 18 Brighton Crescent, St Michael, had previously denied that being the owner of a Great Dane and a Bull Mastiff, he unlawfully […]

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Smith admits to stealing bug spray and luncheon meat from Popular

A 49-year-old unemployed woman will spend the night at HMP Dodds after pleading guilty to theft. Alicia Sheldene Smith, of Block 1E, North Close, Wildey, St Michael, admitted to entering Popular Discounts on Spry Street, The City, on Wednesday and stealing a can of insecticide, two cans of luncheon meat, a pack of chicken seasoning […]

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Feuding brothers

A 27-year-old man, who allegedly stabbed his brother, was granted $10,000 bail with strict conditions when he appeared in the Oistins Magistrates’ Court today. Tremaine Renaldo Nathaniel Gill, of Wilson Village, Lodge Road, Christ Church, was not required to plead to the charge that he wounded Damian Gill on April 1 with intent to maim, […]

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Man apologizes for having ammo in Queen’s Park

A St Michael man has three months in which to pay the High Court $1,500. If Nickosie Eldon Kyte, of Lower Mapp Hill, fails to pay the fine imposed on him today by Madam Justice Pamela Beckles he will have to spend a year at HMP Dodds. The sentence was handed down in the No. […]

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Taxi driver owns up to drug charges

A 45-year-old taxi driver appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today where he pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis, cocaine and Alprazolam. The items were found when police executed a search warrant at Timothy Nicholas Joseph’s 1st Avenue, Amity Lodge, Christ Church residence yesterday. A plastic bag containing a white powdery substance suspected to […]

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Jet ski operator charged with assault

A jet ski operator must be on his best behaviour for the next six months if he wants to avoid spending time at HMP Dodds. Joshua Ricardo Walcott, of St Lawrence, Christ Church, pleaded guilty to assaulting McDonald Edwards and Pamela Phillips on March 17. He also admitted to uttering the words, “ I going […]

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Suspicious toolbox

The illegal firearm for which Kittitian Malachi Maliki Haile Mugabe was charged six years ago, was discovered in a false bottom of his blue metal toolbox. That was the testimony given by customs officer Davidson Bynoe and customs guard Alvere Cumberbatch in the No.5 Supreme Court today as the gun and ammunition case against Mugabe […]

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Mapp slapped with fine for driving under the influence

A 49-year-old man, who had a little too much to drink over the weekend, was slapped with $2,450 in fines today. And to avoid spending 200 days at Dodds prison, Ronald Ricardo Mapp, of 2nd Avenue, President Kennedy Drive, St Michael, paid the amount forthwith to the District ‘A’ Traffic Court. Mapp pleaded guilty before […]

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Bail for man accused of wounding his child’s mother

A 38-year-old man, accused of wounding the mother of his child, was granted $3,000 bail when he appeared in court today. Brian McDonald Worrell, of Military Road, Bush Hall, St Michael, pleaded not guilty to unlawfully and maliciously committing the act against Tonya George on April 1 and to trespassing on her premises on the […]

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Marshall to undergo an evaluation

A 40-year-old man, who said he was desperately in need of drug rehabilitation, has been remanded to the Psychiatric Hospital for assessment. Gaylan Alfonzo Alexander Marshall, of no fixed place of abode, pleaded guilty before Magistrate Douglas Frederick to stealing body oil, a wafer, and a hairbrush worth $29.56 belonging to Devantage Trading on March […]

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Cops on trial

Three members of the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF), one of whom was allegedly caught on camera kicking a civilian who was lying on ground during an event at Pirate’s Cove almost a year ago, have been formally charged with assault. However, only two officers appeared in the dock before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant today as […]

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Carpenter accused of stealing a cow

A 26-year-old carpenter, accused of stealing a cow, was granted $2,000 bail when he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today. Zing Leo Pile, of Gooding Road, Station Hill, St Michael, allegedly stole the animal worth $7,000 belonging to Roger Nicholls on March 27. He denied committing the offence, but was not required to […]

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No Easter break for Cumberbatch

A 60-year-old man will spend the Easter holidays at HMP Dodds. After spending a night at the St Philip penal institution, Adwin Alonza Cumberbatch, nee Bowen, of My Lords Hill, St Michael, reappeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant today for another shot at bail. However, he still did not have anyone to sign on his behalf. […]

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