Dutch visitor sent packing

A visitor from the Netherlands who not only overstayed his welcome in Barbados but also refused to pay his hotel bill was handed over to immigration officials today.

Olaf Cornelius Antonus Peters admitted to Acting Chief Magistrate Douglas Frederick in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on September 2 that he did not pay Rostrevor Hotel in St Lawrence Gap the $960 owed.

The 44-year-old had been on remanded at HMP Dodds after he was unable to post the $1,500 bail offered by the court.

He was convicted, reprimanded and discharged for the offence and turned over to immigration.

7 Responses to Dutch visitor sent packing

  1. Carolyn Robertson
    Carolyn Robertson September 10, 2016 at 8:07 am

    That what he wanted he don’t have any money easy way home off taxpayers

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  2. Carolyn Robertson
    Carolyn Robertson September 10, 2016 at 8:10 am

    If he cant pay $960 how can he pay $1500

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    • Linda Freeman
      Linda Freeman September 10, 2016 at 8:28 am

      “Was saying” buy a one way ticket to paradise rest assured that he will have a free return ticket thanks to the genorosity of our taxpayers…..

      Reply
  3. Maaz A Love
    Maaz A Love September 10, 2016 at 8:32 am

    Damn Crooks!! Go home u r not welcome anymore.

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  4. Antonio Griffith September 10, 2016 at 8:55 am

    he could afford to visit…he could afford to pay

    Reply
  5. seagul September 10, 2016 at 9:24 am

    It seems a tourist can get away with just about anything in little England. If this is the picture we are painting for our youth, we are heading over a cliff in our system.

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  6. Samuel Morrison September 11, 2016 at 4:13 am

    Seagul. Wouldn’t it have cost more to keep him here for 3 months. Around $9,000.00 or deport him at $1500.00. Do not be p nay wise and pound foolish.

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