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Two on assault charges

A labourer and a mason who appeared in a Bridgetown court on separate assault charges have each been released on $4,000 bail. Shamar Peterson Akeem Devonish, 20, of Bristol Road, Cave Hill, St Michael, pleaded guilty before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant to assaulting Charlene Bovell on March 23, occasioning her actual bodily harm. According to police […]

Straker found not guilty of wounding

A man in his 20s was all smiles today after he was found not guilty of assault. Dario Ricardo Straker, of #130 Ealing Park, Christ Church, had been accused – along with another man who is now deceased – of unlawfully and maliciously wounding Kemar O’Neal Blackman on October 19, 2011. Magistrate Douglas Frederick found […]

Police testify in Barker drug case

The drug trial of Shawn Barker of #7 Two Mile Hill, St Michael entered its third day in the High Court today, with lead investigator Police Constable Jason Altman giving evidence. Barker is accused of possession, possession with intent to supply and trafficking of 227.5 kilogrammes of cannabis on May 3, 2013. He has pleaded […]

I killed him

A young man who has been on remand since his teenage years on a murder charge, today admitted to delivering the fatal stab wound to his 18-year-old rival. Fachad Cadogan of Well Road, Wavell Avenue, Black Rock, St Michael, pleaded not guilty to the murder of Tristan Barker, who died on May 16, 2014. But […]

Catholic Bishop pleads not guilty to assault

Catholic Bishop pleads not guilty to assault

The head of the Roman Catholic Church in Barbados, Bishop Jason Gordon, was today granted $3,000 bail, after pleading not guilty to assaulting Junior Blackman, a 41-year-old altar server, on December 26 last year. Trinidad-born Gordon, who is represented by Sir Richard Cheltenham, QC, appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court. […]

Benedict loses surety

Benedict loses surety

A 26-year-old man will spend the next three weeks at the Psychiatric Hospital undergoing drug counselling. Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant remanded Thomas Benedict, of Apartment 3 Roumaika, Dayrells Road, Christ Church, to the Black Rock institution today, after his surety withdrew. Benedict is accused of stealing a handbag worth $237.60; a Louis Vuitton wallet worth $1,782; […]

Thefts land Charles in jail

Thefts land Charles in jail

A man who pleaded guilty to several theft charges will spend some time at HMP Dodds, not only for stealing but for breaching a bond imposed by the court. St Elias Charles of Queen’s Street, St Michael, who has been on remand from January, made another appearance before Magistrate Douglas Frederick Wednesday when he admitted to […]

Young men fined for drugs

Young men fined for drugs

Three men who pleaded guilty to drug charges will have to dig deep into their pockets to pay a Bridgetown Court a total of $5,500. Fines were imposed on Dwayne Irvin Calderon, of Wildey Meadows, Wildey, St Michael and Romario Antonio Walcott, 22, of Bamboo Road, St Lawrence, Christ Church, after they pleaded guilty to […]

Failing grade

A part-time student has two months to pay the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court $2,000 if he wants to keep his criminal record clean. Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant handed down the sentence on Kemar Garry Farrum, of Farmers, St Thomas after he pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis within a 100-yard radius of the Samuel Jackman Prescod […]

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