Mum gets $10,000 bail
The St Michael mother accused of harbouring two daughters who were wanted by police, was released today on $10,000 bail when she reappeared in court after spending the past two nights on remand.
When Barbara Rosita Bailey, 49, of #8 Grazettes Court, Grazettes first appeared before acting Magistrate Ellwood Watts on Monday, she was not required to plead to the indictable offence.
She is accused of concealing daughters Shakira and Tiffany Bailey in a wardrobe in order to impede their apprehension or prosecution, while knowing or believing that they had committed an arrestable offence of aggravated burglary or some other offence.
After hearing objections from police prosecutor Sergeant Theodore McClean and Bailey’s attorney Oliver Thomas, Watts remanded the accused to give police the opportunity to continue their investigations in light of
the fact that the daughters were being
Today, while their mother was in the dock, Tiffany and Shakira were on a bench awaiting their turn. After she was granted bail, Bailey joined her daughters on the same bench where they chatted quietly with their attorney and each other, before the mother exited the courtroom.
Bailey returns to court on September 3.