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Last chance for youth who broke into mum’s home

Magistrate Douglas Frederick gave a 27-year-old man “one last chance” Wednesday. Everton Rommell Brathwaite, of no fixed place of abode, had been on remand at the Psychiatric Hospital since pleading for help when he first appeared before Frederick on December 28 last year. He had pleaded guilty to entering the home of his mother, Yvonne […]

Accused says he was roughed up by police

Accused says he was roughed up by police

He arrived at the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court after refusing to give his fingerprints or get his photograph taken at the police station. However, after having a long talk with Magistrate Douglas Frederick, 45-year-old Desmond Felicien of Ellis Village, Halls Road, St Michael agreed to “fully cooperate” with police. Felicien pleaded guilty to unlawfully assaulting […]

Partners in crime

Partners in crime

Two siblings and partners in crime will spend the next 28 days at HMP Dodds after admitting to attempted burglary. Jim Ron Fenty, 22, and his older brother Jason Nathaniel Fenty, 23, both of #20 B Down Hill Drive, Eden Lodge, St Michael, are charged with entering Nicole Branch’s home as trespassers on December 30, […]

Community service for breaking traffic laws

An unemployed man must complete 120 hours of community service after pleading guilty to several traffic offences. Chad Mario Delany Elcock, 24, of Block 11A Rosemont, Deacons Road, St Michael admitted before Magistrate Graveney Bannister in the District ‘A’ Traffic Court to riding a bicycle on Barbarees Hill without a bell or any other warning […]

Man admits to assaulting one officer and resisting another

A St Michael man Tuesday pleaded guilty to several charges, two years after he made his first appearance in court. Ryan Curwen Calendar, of Barbarees Gardens, admitted before Magistrate Douglas Frederick to assaulting Police Constable Theodore McClean with intent to prevent his lawful apprehension on August 26, 2014. He also pleaded guilty to resisting Constables McClean […]

Serial burglar changes his tune

Serial burglar changes his tune

He originally denied committing six burglary offences, but after spending 28 days at HMP Dodds, a St Michael man had a change of heart when he returned to the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court Tuesday. Last December, Fairfield Crossroad resident Reuben Decoursey Jordan said he was not guilty of the charges when he appeared before Magistrate […]

Lynch pleads guilty to stealing from workplace

Lynch pleads guilty to stealing from workplace

A 27-year-old man was given time at HMP Dodds to reflect on his actions after appearing in court Tuesday on a theft charge. Jamar Lynch of Lakes Corner, St Andrew pleaded guilty before Magistrate Douglas Fredrick to stealing $1,500 belonging to Thorpe’s International Produce on January 14. According to the police prosecutor, Lynch was employed at […]

Not me

The trial of a man accused of kidnapping the mother of his child began in the No. 5 Supreme Court Tuesday. Fitzgerald Agard, 45, of Pool #2, St John, is charged with assaulting Veronica Arthur on February 2, 2012 and unlawfully removing her from Roberts Road, Haggatt Hall, St Michael without her consent. He has […]

Two get bail on drug charges

Two men who appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on joint drug charges were granted their freedom today. Jefferson Michael Brathwaite, 41, and Ryan Ricardo Roach, 40, both of Miller’s Tenantry, St Stephen’s Hill, Black Rock, pleaded not guilty of possession, possession with intent to supply, and trafficking of cannabis. The illicit drug weighed […]

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