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Batson back at Dodds a week after his release

Batson back at Dodds a week after his release

A week after a 46-year-old man with multiple theft convictions was released from prison, he returns to jail to await trial on an attempted theft charge. Keith Anderson Batson of no known address is alleged to have entered the home of Michael Sochaan as a trespasser sometime between November 11 and 14, with intent to […]

Walcott gets bail after three months on remand

Walcott gets bail after three months on remand

After spending three months behind bars on a charge of stealing less than $200 worth of juice, Corey Ricardo Walcott can spend the night in his own bed tonight. The 33-year-old father of five, who has been on remand at Dodds prison since early August, was released on bail today after the prosecutor withdrew his […]

Hearing of election petition to continue in December

Hearing of election petition to continue in December

Three Commonwealth citizens, who have each been living in Barbados for over a decade, are challenging their exclusion from the country’s voters’ list. Grenadian Shireene Ann Mathlin-Tulloch, Jamaican Michelle Melissa Russell and Montserratian Sharon Juliet Edgecombe Miller have been seeking to get their names added to the electoral list in time for the next general […]

Senior citizen denies threatening to kill woman

Senior citizen denies threatening to kill woman

Sixty-one-year-old artisan Richard Michael Wiltshire was today released on $3,000 bail after pleading not guilty to two criminal charges in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court. Wiltshire, of 9th Avenue, St Barnabas Heights, St Michael, is accused of assaulting Verna Louis on November 8 threatening to kill her. “I would take a piece of two-by-four and […]

We did it!

We did it!

It has taken five years, but Tyson Leon Edwards, of No 82 Casuarina Drive, Warner’s Park, Christ Church, and Alvin Orlando Graham of Niles Road, Ellerton, St George finally admitted to committing aggravated burglary. The men today pleaded guilty before the High Court to entering the home of Martin and Celina Bynoe between January 13 […]

Singer on cocaine charge

Singer on cocaine charge

A 38-year-old Bajan female entertainer, who is among a trio charged in connection with $625,000 worth of cocaine, will have to spend the next two days behind bars. Former Richard Stoute Teen Talent winner Betty Griffith-Payne, of Apartment No. 8, West Terrace Heights, St James, is jointly charged with her 35-year-old sister Marie Griffith, of […]

Lowe faces four theft charges

Lowe faces four theft charges

A 46-year-old man, facing a number of theft charges, secured bail in the amount of $15,000 today when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Christopher Birch in the District ‘C’ Magistrates’ Court. Henderson McDonald Lowe is accused of stealing First Caribbean International Bank (Barbados) Limited cheques, valued at  $9,500 and $3,500, belonging to Richard Boyce between […]

Cumberbatch out on bail

Cumberbatch out on bail

A 34-year-old St Michael vendor, who has been charged with wounding, secured his temporary freedom today after the prosecutor indicated he had no objection. However, while Gregory Anderson Cumberbatch, of 7E Church Drive, Eden Lodge, was freed on $8,000 bail when he appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court, he was […]

Private phone call lands Jamaican in trouble

Private phone call lands Jamaican in trouble

Jamaican national Andre Kimar Simpson was slapped with a $20,000 fine when he appeared in court today on four drug-related charges. The 34-year-old was arrested at the Grantley Adams International Airport last Monday after arriving from Kingston. Station Sergeant Peter Barrow said Simpson was detained after immigration became suspicious about his passport and contacted police. […]