Category: Court

Costly prank

Kenneth Kerry Burnett will think twice the next time he decides to ‘mekk sport’. Although he had the money in his pocket to pay for two packs of nuts, Burnett chose to ‘play a prank’ on two security guards who were watching him. The joke ended up being on the 53-year-old of Retreat Terrace, Black […]

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Bishop gets bail

Afraid for the safety of a teenager who had been remanded to prison, Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant felt it necessary to grant him personal bail. Anthony Junior Bishop, 19, of Chapman Village, St Thomas, had earlier pleaded guilty to loitering in the Cheapside Terminal on May 27, 2018, where he was suspected of planning to commit […]

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Well digger admits to growing weed

For growing his own weed, George Junior Sheldon Hinds will have to fork out some cash. That was the ruling of Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant after Hinds finally admitted to committing four drug offences over five years ago. When the 42-year-old well digger, of Murphy’s Pasture, Chapman Lane, St Michael, appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ […]

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Case dropped

For five years he had a theft charge hanging over his head. However, Darwin DaCosta Walker walked out of the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court a free man today after the case against him was dropped. Walker, a 46-year-old roller operator, of Kew Road, St Michael, had pleaded not guilty to stealing 72 litres of diesel […]

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Bishop still looking for a surety

Nineteen-year-old Anthony Junior Bishop can’t seem to catch a break. The Chapman Village, St Thomas resident is spending his third straight night at HMP Dodds simply because he has been able to get someone to come to the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court to sign bail on his behalf. Bishop had earlier pleaded guilty to loitering […]

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No more breaks

Alleged thief Jason Omar McClean will have to face the High Court with his lawyer Mohia Ma’at for a chance at bail. “Mr McClean is not ready to go home and be part of society and enjoy the luxury that that freedom offers. Every time he is given an opportunity to go home he comes […]

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Skeete sentenced to nine months in jail

A 29-year-old man who was unable to compensate his victim has been sentenced to nine months in prison. Jamal Ahmal Skeete, of Bedford Lane, Greenfield, Roebuck Street, St Michael, had previously pleaded guilty to damaging a car window belonging to Ivan Roachford on February 14 without lawful authority or reasonable excuse. Skeete needed to compensate […]

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Bishop yet to find a surety

A 19-year-old man will spend a second night at HMP Dodds after he was again unable to find a surety. Anthony Junior Bishop, 19, of Chapman Village, St Thomas, yesterday pleaded guilty to loitering at the Cheapside Terminal, The City, on May 27 with intent to commit theft, as well as to possession of cannabis. […]

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No bail for Clarke

A 24-year-old man, who allegedly escaped police custody while being charged for an offence, has been remanded to prison. Rodney Darian Clarke, of 6B Bottom Close, Wildey, St Michael, was not required to plead to the charge of sending the menacing message, “I gine kill you. Everyone in the Pine will know me. It gonna […]

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Off to Dodds

A 28-year-old man is currently on remand at Dodds prison, charged with murdering Nicholas Blagrove. Richard Barry Boyce, of 2nd Avenue Kellman Land, Black Rock, St Michael, appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant for the second time in less than 48 hours, accused of committing the indictable offence on May 19. Blagrove, 34, of Promenade Road, […]

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Legal ‘lashes’

A week ago, he was the minister in charge of the transport ministry and it was under his watch that an ugly incident occurred on May 3 in the River Terminal that led police to bring criminal charges against two public service vehicle (PSV) workers. However, as fate would have it, Michael Lashley’s Democratic Labour […]

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Football coach apologizes for disorderly behaviour

A football coach, who admitted to assaulting a player during a march at the Wildey Astroturf, must be on his best behaviour for the next six months. Corey Kemar Barrow, of Laynes Road, Clapham, St Michael, pleaded guilty to behaving in a threatening manner while at the Astroturf on May 27 and assaulting Jamal Moore […]

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Drug accused teenager granted bail

An 18-year-old was today granted $1,500 bail when he appeared before a Bridgetown Magistrate on a drug charge. Kevon Odane Forde, of Upper Collymore Road, Brittons Hill, St Michael, pleaded guilty to having the small quantity of marijuana in his possession on May 26. He allegedly told police when asked to account for the illegal […]

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Six held

Six men, charged with a range of offences under the Firearms Act, are now on remand. However, while 28-year-old Richad Barry Boyce, of 2nd Avenue, Kellman Road, Black Rock, St Michael, was remanded to police custody, his co-accused were sent to HMP Dodds until June 25. They are 27-year-old Richard Shamario Worrell, of Derriston Road, […]

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Supreme Court changes

Members of the public are asked to note that the High Court Registry will close from Wednesday, May 30, to facilitate the Supreme Court’s relocation to Manor Lodge, St Michael, and the Cane Garden Complex at St. Thomas. As a result, no filings will be received during this period unless there are in respect of […]

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Accused burglar remanded to HMP Dodds

Forty-eight-year-old David Obrien Best was today remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds after appearing at the Oistins Magistrate Court on multiple charges. Best, of no fixed place of abode, has been charged with three counts of aggravated burglary, two counts of theft from residences and 62 charges of burglary. The offences were committed between September […]

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Mechanic unable to post bail

A 50-year-old mechanic, who allegedly refused to leave Police Headquarters when directed to do so, was remanded to prison after he was unable to post bail. Mark Winston Rollins, of Farm Road, Ellerton, St George, appeared in court today charged with committing the aforementioned offence on May 22 as well as failing to obey a […]

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