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Prison officer on $2,500 bail

courtPrison officer Shanell Wendy Antonia Ellis-Vaughn, 38, of Hillaby, St Andrew is out on $2,500 bail.

Ellis-Vaughn has been charged with knowingly associating with Adrian Vaughn, an ex-prisoner, without permission of the officer in charged.

However, Ellis-Vaughn, who was represented by attorney Danielle Mottley, pleaded not guilty of the charge, which allegedly occurred between November 13, 2009 and February 28, 2012, while she was a prison officer.

Ellis-Vaughn, who appeared before Acting Chief Magistrate Douglas Frederick Thursday afternoon, returns to court on November 1, 2016.

9 Responses to Prison officer on $2,500 bail

  1. harry turnover August 12, 2016 at 6:54 am

    Now that Dodds is in the news check out the drug ring in operation down there….it BIG !!!

  2. miche August 12, 2016 at 7:34 am

    You are known by the company you keep,,,,,lie with dogs,,you catch fleas

  3. Sonia Romain
    Sonia Romain August 12, 2016 at 7:37 am

    I have seen so many negative comments and jokes in previous times about person’s appearance whose pics were taken after being charge and bc on Barbados Today….so what is the issue now….that is why “when you live in glass houses, do not throw stones”

  4. miche August 12, 2016 at 7:40 am

    Never saw a prisoner in town buying cell phones or batteries yet,,and still the prison is flooded with them,, well The mystery is now solved.

  5. Dexter Israel
    Dexter Israel August 12, 2016 at 7:40 am

    so much crap the ppl in government does do…dem jus jealous that the female living she life now with she husband…not drug or weapons or ungodly things she did..look at that charge it makes since?.dumb ppl in our court n clowns….god anit asleep tho…

  6. Fay Ann
    Fay Ann August 12, 2016 at 10:31 am

    Ex-con still means former inmate correct?!…plz reread…this comment doesn’t address her status…it addresses whether or not it is LEGAL or NECESSARY to hav to report to your boss your relationship with a FOMER inmate…thank you…smh

  7. Hal Austin August 12, 2016 at 1:18 pm

    This is a stupid charge. I remember when I worked in the Home Office meeting a man from the Pine in Wandsworth Prison and immediately reporting it to the governor. He thanked me for telling him and the man remained and I got on with my job.
    This silly disciplinary offence should have been dealt with by the prison governor. This is not a criminal offence. It is a waste of the court’s time.
    If someone is a prison officer and a relative goes to prison, is that officer allowed to associate with or even speak to his relative?

    • Garcia Jemmott August 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm

      The issue is not that she spoke to the ex-con or former inmate but that she had a relationship WHILE he was STILL an inmate, which is against the law.

  8. Carson C Cadogan August 12, 2016 at 7:51 pm

    That is an easy case to win.

    The Constitution of Barbados allows for freedom of Association. There is no other Law or rule of any Institution which can trump the Constitution of Barbados.


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