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$800 fine for vendor who tried to eat cannabis

A 53-year-old vendor who tried to eat the cannabis he had in his possession when he saw police, has been given time to accumulate $800 to pay a fine. Junifer Linguard Lewis of Ground Floor, Nelson Street, St Michael must pay up no later than December 15. According to information provided by the court prosecutor, […]

Two free of 2013 charges

Two men walked out of the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court today free of separate 2013 charges. Lloyd Carlos Hughes of Pondside, Nelson Street, St Michael was accused of unlawfully and maliciously wounding Jermaine Welch on January 18, 2013. Hughes, who was 34 years old at the time of the alleged offence, has continuously denied the […]

One year behind bars for burglary

A 22-year-old St Andrew man yesterday began a 12-month sentence at Dodds prison for burglary. But the time that Kadeem Onan Vaughan has already spent on remand will be taken into consideration. The Belleplaine Road resident pleaded guilty back in July to entering Bhana and Sons as a trespasser and stealing 18 cellular phones worth […]

Magistrate dismisses assault case

A man who had an assault charge hanging over his head since 2014 has been freed of that burden after expressing his frustration about the delay in the case. “This is nonsense!” an animated Noel Robinson Jack, of no fixed place of abode, told Magistrate Douglas Frederick today after the prosecutor requested yet another adjournment […]

Court blanked

Court blanked

Schifo Romario Grimes was remanded to prison today, possibly losing his chance to keep his criminal record clean, after blatantly refusing to perform 140 hours of community service. Magistrate Douglas Frederick had imposed the community service on the 20-year-old Pilgrim Road, Christ Church resident back in February, after he pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis. […]

Still no settlement in sight to Hyatt case

Still no settlement in sight to Hyatt case

After ten hours of arguments spread over two days, those involved in the Hyatt Centric legal battle are no closer to a settlement. A High Court judge today adjourned the hearing until tomorrow, after close to seven hours of legal arguments today. This after Barry Gale, QC, representing Hyatt developer, the Mark Maloney-led Vision Development […]

Eye opener

A sales clerk who had a four-day “eye opening” experience at Dodds prison was allowed to go home today following a successful bail application by his lawyer. Jason Jamar Carmichael, a resident of #1 Gunsite Road, Brittons Hill, St Michael, is alleged to have threatened Adrian Belle on July 26 with the words “I want […]

Holder gets $5,000 bail

Holder gets $5,000 bail

There were no objections to bail when Lamar Jamal Holder appeared before a Bridgetown magistrate today charged with committing two indictable offences. It is alleged that 32-year-old Holder unlawfully and maliciously wounded Ryan Benskin on July 13, and engaged in violent conduct with other people. The 3rd Avenue Licorish Village, My Lords Hill, St Michael […]

Bail for woman who allegedly helped wanted man

Bail for woman who allegedly helped wanted man

A mother of two who allegedly helped a wanted man evade police earlier this year, was granted her freedom yesterday after spending five months on remand at HMP Dodds. Ashley Danica Anita Jones was released on bail after Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant accepted her two $5,000 sureties, but with strict conditions. The No. 17 Birch Path, […]

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