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Accused men granted bail on fraud charges

Accused men granted bail on fraud charges

Attorney-at-law Ajamu Boardi was Wednesday able to persuade a Bridgetown magistrate that his 39-year-old client should be released on bail, despite strong objections from a prosecutor that he be remanded. Noel Lionel Taylor of Galloway Lane, Waterford, St Michael appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick charged with a number of fraud offences, as well as a […]

More wait

More wait

Hearing of the lawsuit brought against the State by former murder accused Frank Errol Gibson is yet to get started. At the last sitting of the case in the No. 8 Supreme Court, Madam Justice Pamela Beckles had ordered legal representatives for the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to make a formal written application on […]

Woman accused of assaulting man

Woman accused of assaulting man

A 30-year-old painter, who is accused of assault, has been released on $2,500 bail with one surety. Appearing before Magistrate Douglas Frederick in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court Tuesday, Charlene Chovane Holder of 2nd Avenue, Station Hill, St Michael denied assaulting Wayne Hutchinson on April 25. However, there was no objection to bail for Holder, who is […]

‘Cannabis tea’ costs Clarke $15,000

‘Cannabis tea’ costs Clarke $15,000

A man who claimed that he was using cannabis tea to treat his skin cancer has been released after spending a week on remand. Cleveland Ernesta Clarke of Dover Crescent, Cave Hill, St Michael was caught by police earlier this month with $32,000 worth of cannabis at his home. Lawmen, who were executing a search warrant, […]

Landscaper takes out his anger on tenant’s home

Landscaper takes out his anger on tenant’s home

A 27-year-old landscaper who damaged the house he was renting has one month to repay his landlord. Peter Augustus Lewis of Manchester Road, Brittons Hill, St Michael admitted before Magistrate Douglas Frederick Tuesday to damaging the home of Anderson Walkes without lawful excuse between March 7 and 8. Sergeant Martin Rock told the District ‘A’ […]

Drug turn

Drug turn

Two St Michael men will pay “hefty fines” when they re-appear in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court in August. Magistrate Douglas Frederick served notice of this to 34-year-old Victor Anthony Watson of Upper Bank Hall, St Michael and 33-year-old Daniel Anderson Inniss of Brathwaite’s Gap, Hindsbury Road, St Michael after they both pleaded guilty Tuesday […]

Six months in jail for assault

Six months in  jail for assault

A man who assaulted a woman earlier this month will spend the next six months behind bars. Magistrate Douglas Frederick imposed the sentence on Peter Lee Maughn today in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court. The 54-year-old Beckwith Street, St Michael resident admitted to unlawfully assaulting Jacqueline Roach on June 12. It was revealed in court […]

Brothers on drug charges

Brothers on drug charges

Two brothers were granted bail in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court recently after appearing on several drug charges. Mario Ricardo Howell, 27, and his younger brother Rashon Joshua Howell, 18, both of Turton’s Gap, Gittens Road, Government Hill, St Michael, are charged with having apparatus for the use of cannabis, possession of the illicit drug, […]

Layne jailed for school break-in

Layne jailed for school break-in

Magistrate Douglas Frederick today sentenced a 53-year-old man to 12 months in prison for burglary. Michael Dacosta Layne, who is recorded as having no fixed place of abode, admitted to entering the St Cyprian’s Boys’ School between June 10 and 11 as a trespasser, and making away with a $1,000 laptop computer belonging to the […]

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