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Bag snatcher’s confession lands him 3 years in prison

Her Majesty’s Prisons Dodds will be home for a 34-year-old bag snatcher from Thyme Bottom, Christ Church for the next three years. Hilary Decoursey Williams confessed to four robberies and one theft when he appeared in the Oistins Magistrates’ Court earlier today. Between January 29 and February 12, the repeat offender snatched bags from Canadian […]

Former couple guilty

Two partners in crime faced different fates today when they were found guilty of breaking into a restaurant. Leroy St Aubyn Harte and his girlfriend Suzette Juann Gill-Terry had denied breaking into Kingston 10, a Jamaican restaurant at Bayside Plaza, Bay Street, St Michael, sometime between October 22 and 23, 2009 and stealing $182 in […]

Missing target costs $1,500

Throwing two rocks at another man and missing the target, instead hitting a parked car, will cost Rico Danny Kirton $1,500. The Bonnetts, Brittons Hill, St Michael resident was ordered to pay that money to the vehicle owner when he appeared in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Douglas Frederick today. The court heard […]

Compensation for hospital door

He went to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital earlier this month to visit his child but ended up leaving with an injured hand and in police custody. Dario Romario Denny of Gays, St Peter, damaged a door at the hospital and as a result, had to fork out $400.  Of that $250 must be paid in […]

Family affair

Three members of a family who were charged in connection with last month’s robbery at the Black Rock branch of Scotia Bank faced different fates when they appeared in court today. Magistrate Douglas Frederick remanded 20-year-old Malcolm Marlon Archer on a charge of robbing the bank of BD$13,956 and US$308, while having a firearm with […]

Trio on community service for robbery

Three 21-year-old men who robbed a woman of her bag last December were each given 140 hours of community service and placed on a year’s probation. The trio, that included the woman’s ex-boyfriend, were also told they would have to submit to random drug testing. Akeem Jodel Myers, of Lot 26 Phase 3, Lammings, St […]

Fight lands students in court

A confrontation involving three students on Tuesday landed two of them – a 17-year-old and a 15-year-old – before the law court yesterday. Tia Tiana Richards, 17, of Jordan’s Tenantry, St George, pleaded guilty before Magistrate Douglas Frederick, to assaulting Renee Leacock and damaging her blouse yesterday. The minor who was also charged with the […]

Magistrate frustrated

Magistrate Douglas Frederick was a frustrated man when an accused already on bail for six offences was back before the court today on three new charges. Jaleel Kadem Callender, a 21-year-old labourer of Barbarees Hill, St Michael, faces charges of unlawfully and recklessly engaging in conduct which placed Marvin Victor and Akeem Waithe in danger […]

Man finally admits to drug offences

After denying for more than a year that he committed four drug-related offences, a St Michael man today decided to admit his wrongdoing. When he reappeared in the District “B” Magistrates’ Court, Dereck Decoursey Jones, of 1A Furniehurst, Black Rock, pleaded guilty to possession, trafficking, importation and intent to supply five and a half pounds […]