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‘No gender bias in court system’

‘No gender bias in court system’

A senior jurist has denied that the law courts here are heavily skewed in favour of women involved in custody disputes with the fathers of their children.   Supreme Court Registrar Barbara Cooke-Alleyne said that despite the never ending refrain from male advocacy groups that women seemingly have a license to deny fathers the right to […]

Ball dropped

Ball dropped

Barbados’ main advocacy group for men has been given a failing grade for its representation of fathers who have been denied access to their children. The stinging indictment has come from founder of Access for Fathers, Kammie Holder, who said today he was forced to step up and take the lead on the issue because […]

Boyce accused of car theft

Boyce accused of car theft

A 28-year-old man is out on $5,000 bail after appearing in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on a criminal charge. Rayon Andrew Boyce, of Charles Row Bridge, St George, was not required to plead to the indictable charge that he took a Suzuki Swift motorcar without the owner’s consent, sometime between October 22 and November […]

Teen held on gun charges

Teen held on gun charges

A 17-year-old, who is alleged to have had an illegal weapon and ammunition in his possession, was today given an automatic 28-day stay at Dodds prison. Jaquan Antonio Richards, of No.16, Lacelles Terrace, Pinelands, St Michael, is accused of having the firearm and 16 rounds of ammunition on November 6, without a valid licence. The […]

Thief caught while posing as a hotel guest

Thief caught while posing as a hotel guest

A 40-year-old cocaine addict, who pleaded guilty to theft, will spend the next three weeks at the Psychiatric Hospital. Gaylan Alphonso Marshall, of no fixed place of abode, consented to an assessment by doctors at the institution today after his attorney, Mohia Ma’at, appealed for help for his client who had admitted to stealing two […]

Under the influence

Under the influence

A 37-year-old car washer, who was intoxicated when he broke a pane of glass, has two weeks to compensate his victim. Devon Mario Sampson, of 3rd Avenue, Chapman Lane, St Michael, damaged the property belonging to Glen Harvey on November 2. Harvey rents rooms to individuals, including a woman who Sampson is familiar with. On […]

“Lord Evil” back in court for violating bail conditions

“Lord Evil” back in court for violating bail conditions

Police have apprehended 38-year-old Andre Omar Jackman, alias Lord Evil, of Stroud Bay, Crab Hill, St Lucy, in relation to the violation of his bail conditions. Members of the Anti-Gun Unit and officers from the District ‘E’ Police Station apprehended Jackman in the Crab Hill area sometime after 8 p.m. on Wednesday, November 8. Jackman […]

Man shot during daring daylight robbery

Man shot during daring daylight robbery

Police are investigating a shooting incident which occurred at Buckley Plantation, St George this morning. The Supervisor / Manager, 64-year-old Charles Bynoe was shot during the incident. At around 11:05, Bynoe returned to the plantation when he encountered two men, one armed with a firearm. In the process of a robbery, the assailants fired two […]

Teen remanded to prison

Teen remanded to prison

A 17-year-old boy was remanded to prison when he appeared in court today on ammunition, drugs and firearm charges. Jaquan Antonio Richards of Lascelles Terrace, Pinelands, St Michael, was arrested on Tuesday, November 7 during an operation in the area by members of the Anti-Gun, Tactical Response, (TRU), Canine, and Marine Units. He was charged […]