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Vendor has a month to stave off prison stay

Vendor has a month  to stave off prison stay

A 29-year-old vendor has four weeks to pay the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court a $2,000 fine for drug offences. If Hezron Joseph Williams, of Mason Hall Street, St Michael does not pay the money, he will have to spend six months in prison. He pleaded guilty to possession, possession with intent to supply and possession […]

Landscaper accused of fraud

Landscaper accused of fraud

A 49-year-old landscaper is facing fraud charges. It is alleged that on April 2, with intent to defraud, Stephen Christopher Julian Maynard of #13 Chelston Avenue, Culloden Road, St Michael forged a First Citizens Bank (Barbados) Limited cheque payable to Platinum Architectural Inc., for $6,105.25. He is also accused of uttering and obtaining the same […]

Overgrown bush posing danger to St George community  

Overgrown bush posing danger to St George community  

Residents of a Groves Cottage, St George community say overgrown bush is creating a danger for them, providing cover for criminals to carry out burglaries. Following two more break-ins on Wednesday afternoon, they vented to Barbados TODAY about the lack of action on the part of authorities. All eight houses on one street have been burglarized in recent times, […]

Jamaican woman now facing murder charge

Jamaican woman now facing murder charge

A 26-year-old Jamaican woman who was charged last month in connection with the stabbing death of a fellow countrywoman will spend more time at HMP Dodds after her serious bodily harm charge was upgraded to murder. Tedesha Ann-Juliet Haynes, who resided at Bay Street, St Michael made her second appearance in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ […]

Police keep crime plan under wraps

Police keep crime plan under wraps

 With concern across Barbados about an apparent upsurge in gun violence, the top brass of the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) is reporting that it has started to roll out a set of strategies that it expects to bear fruit. “We are sure that they will work,” Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Erwin Boyce told Barbados […]

Deported

Deported

A Bridgetown Magistrate Friday ordered the deportation of a Guyanese woman after she pleaded guilty to stealing from her place of employment. She is Varshanie Doodnauth, who was living at 1st Avenue Gills Gap, Eagle Hall, St Michael. The 27-year-old confessed before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant in the District ‘A’ Criminal Court to stealing $2,878.24 belonging to […]

Teen remanded pending sentencing

Teen remanded pending sentencing

A teenager who was remanded to jail Thursday will know next month what punishment he will face for a theft he committed earlier this week. Kevon Odane Forde, 17, of Upper Collymore Rock, Brittons Hill, St Michael confessed to Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court that he stole a haversack worth $300, a […]

Yarde changes pleas

Yarde changes pleas

Seven months after denying criminal damage, loitering and theft charges, 48-year-old Junior Anderson Grafton Yarde had a change of heart and confessed to his crimes Wednesday. Yarde, who is listed as having no fixed place of abode, has now admitted to damaging a motorcar belonging to Roxanne Foster, sometime between March 6 and 7, 2016 […]

Hutson remanded on gun and ammo charges

Hutson remanded on gun and ammo charges

A 42-year-old man Thursday began his first 28-day stint on remand at HMP Dodds on gun and ammunition charges. Roger Ricardo Hutson of #115 Welches Terrace, St Thomas is accused of having a firearm in his possession without a valid licence, as well as possession of 16 rounds of ammunition without a valid licence on May […]

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