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Woman apologizes for behaviour on Bush Hill

After using obscene language at Bush Hill, St Michael early this morning, a 25-year-old mother was convicted, reprimanded and discharged when she appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick today. Nakita Thandica Karen Jones, of Oxley Street, St Michael admitted to the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court that she used the words “This is my *****. I got a […]

High risk!

Derrick Ward was sentenced to five more years in jail after confessing that he robbed a man and shot him in his leg at his home on July 10, 2010. He returned before Justice Randall Worrell for sentencing today after pleading guilty to aggravated robbery and causing serious bodily harm on an earlier occasion. During […]

Former security chief caught with too much ammunition

A former Central Bank of Barbados security chief pleaded guilty before a High Court judge today to having two guns and 16 bullets at his home when police executed a search warrant there. Charles Wendell Pile, of The Mount, St George, admitted having the items on September 27, 2013. When lawmen came to his residence, […]

Mother’s ex-boyfriend must pay for ‘scuffling’ with toddler

In May 2006, Jason Randolph Bourne was playing with a three-year-old child who got injured in the process. The 30-year-old subsequently pleaded guilty to inflicting serious bodily harm on the boy and was ordered to pay $1 000 in compensation to the child’s mother. When the Parish Land, Christ Church man went before Justice Randall […]

Bail denied

A man accused of robbing a bank took issue today with the fact that acting Station Sergeant Neville Watson was still objecting to him getting bail. When Malcolm Marlon Archer reappeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court, he made a bail application before Magistrate Douglas Frederick. The 20-year-old, of Lowthers Hill, Christ Church, is charged with […]

Accused complains that his case is taking too long

Several accused persons asked for their matters to be dismissed when they went before Magistrate Douglas Frederick in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court yesterday. Among them was Jamar Anthony JnMarie, of Break Neck Hill, My Lords Hill, St Michael, accused of robbing Jerome King of a $4 500 chain on August 31, 2013. When the case […]

Self-employed man denies threatening a policeman

A self-employed man denied using several threatening statements to an off-duty policeman on Wednesday. Ron Anderson Eastmond, 40, of Washington Avenue, Black Rock, St. Michael, went before Magistrate Douglas Frederick today in the District A Magistrates’ Court. He was granted $3,000 bail. He is accused of telling the lawman: “I gine mash you up. I […]

Cool yourself!

Adrian Ophneil Greene admitted to a Bridgetown court that the way he behaved at a St Michael polyclinic on Tuesday was wrong. The 39-year-old pleaded guilty before Magistrate Douglas Frederick to behaving in a threatening manner on May 5 after lawfully entering the premises of Edgar Cochrane Polyclinic. Constable Andrew Henry told the District ‘A’ […]

Labourer caught growing cannabis in backyard

Even though John Alston Brathwaite denied four drug charges a year ago, today he changed his plea and admitted committing the February 2014 offences. When Brathwaite, 52, of McClean Gap, Brittons Hill, St Michael, went before acting Magistrate Alliston Seale in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court, he pleaded guilty to possession, trafficking, intent to supply […]