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Court matter involving Sandiford-Garner delayed

The trial against two men accused of robbing a Government senator of a cellular phone in October 2011, was set to continue in Supreme Court No. 5 this morning before Justice Olson Alleyne. However, a juror was ill and the matter could not do so. Last week, Justice Alleyne was ill and therefore off from […]

Man ordered to pay $500 fine for assaulting minibus conductor

After chiding him for his lawless behaviour, acting Magistrate Alliston Seale fined a Glebe, St George man $500 for assaulting a minibus conductor yesterday. Darron Denico Austin, 21, admitted to committing the offence and to having camouflage in his possession the same day. Sergeant Neville Reid told the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court that Austin boarded […]

Not guilty verdict

The murder trial against Bhuall Keimraj was discontinued earlier today after Justice Olson Alleyne ruled a statement, allegedly made by the accused man, inadmissible. The jury then returned a formal not guilty verdict and, with that,  Keimraj was free to go. Keimraj, a Guyanese national, pleaded not guilty to murdering his neighbour sometime between March […]

Wall must come down, orders Court of Appeal

A Horton Tenantry, St Joseph family will have to knock down a wall, which a High Court judge ordered them to do 17 years ago. The matter first began when Lionel St Hill, who lives on the adjacent property, brought a case against Hilda Hoyte after he found difficulty in accessing his property. While St […]

Shopkeeper pleads guilty to receiving stolen items

“Citizens have a greater duty to play in this fight against crime”. So said acting Magistrate Alliston Seale in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court today, after he adjudicated a matter against a St Michael shopkeeper. Seale was speaking to Mikhail Ajani Holder, who pleaded guilty to dishonestly receiving stolen items – a box of soap […]

No take off

Chief Executive Officer of Phoenix Airways Neville Chester Gumbs returned to jail yesterday after he could not provide two sureties to satisfy conditions for release on bail. When the South District, St George resident first went before the District ‘A’ Traffic Court on Saturday, Magistrate Graveney Bannister offered him $100 000 bail with two sureties. […]

Taxi driver caught off side

A taxi driver was fined $700 today after his vehicle was stationary by a No Waiting sign along Fairchild Street and he later gave police a wrong name and address when they questioned him. Dwayne Lamar Lewis, of Lowthers Hill, St Patricks, Christ Church, committed the offences on Tuesday. When police approached the driver, he […]

Minibus owner who assaulted driver gets bail

Businessman Ricky Roland “Owlie” Alkins has been granted $100 000 bail. Justice Margaret Reifer gave her decision this morning after hearing an application made by Alkins’ attorney Kerrie Symmonds last Thursday. A week ago, Alkins was found guilty of causing serious bodily harm to one of his minibus drivers, Stephen Larrier, on February 28, 2012. […]

Former employee admits to stealing from Harris Paints

Had Kerry Antonio Walton bought two gallons of paint, it would have cost him only $230. However, he was fined $500 earlier today after admitting to the District ‘A’ Magistrate’s Court that he stole the paint from his workplace, Harris Paints, where he was a production assistant. “You didn’t get the paint, you lost the […]