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Woman reprimanded for mosquito breeding offence

One of the two people recently charged with knowingly breeding mosquitos on their properties has been reprimanded and discharged for the offence. When she appeared in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court today, Margaret Manning pleaded guilty to having containers of stagnant water on her Perseverance Drive, Canewood Road, Jackson, St Michael property, which were breeding […]

Prosecution delays lead to dismissals

Almost four years after being accused of assaulting a man, Dacian Kirt Omar Griffith walked out of the District “A” Magistrates’ Court without that charge over his head, after he successfully applied for his case to be dismissed. The 29-year-old conductor from Church Gap, Hillaby, St Andrew had been accused of unlawfully assaulting Romel Waithe […]

Drug trio on bail

Three men, including a policeman, who were charged last week in relation to the seizure of 10 pounds of marijuana, have been released on $35,000 bail after spending a week in jail. Special Constable Jimmy Carlos Obrian Thorne, 37, of Coach Hill, St John; his brother Jamal Andre Thorne, a 32-year-old carpenter of Cherry Grove, […]

Costly absence

Rico Akeem Hepburn should have attended court on January 14 but failed to do so, and for that he had to hand over $150. Magistrate Douglas Frederick today ordered the Pelican Drive, St Martins, St Philip resident to pay that amount in costs to the court, and withdrew the warrant of arrest that had been […]

Man found guilty of 2007 crime

It took more than seven years for him to get a trial in the High Court, but today it took a jury only an hour and a half to find Jason Kevin Marshall guilty of intentionally wounding and robbing Starrio Elcock. Marshall, who is serving time for a previous manslaughter offence, will be sentenced for […]

No excuse

Chief Magistrate Pamela Beckles will not be condoning “people who believe they should resort to a life of crime because they have come upon hard times”. She made that position clear today when a 36-year-old Guyanese national who came into Barbados with four and a half kilogrammes of cocaine appeared before her in the Oistins […]

Dog gets St John man in trouble with the law

A 39-year-old man went before the District “C” Magistrates’ Court today for a rare case of permitting his dog to be in a public place without a leash. Richard Stetson Savoury, of College Land, St John, who said he had found the dog in a gully, also faced a charge that he unlawfully and maliciously […]

Man to be punished for breaking into mother’s home

He was told to leave his mother’s house but returned anyway. And not only did Christopher Jean-Claude Fontenelle go back, but he ripped out some of the louvres and threw a rock, breaking one of the windows. The 22-year-old unemployed man will find out how he will be punished for entering Teresa Fontenelle’s house with […]

Crimes against ex lead man to year in prison

Derick Oneal Morris will be spending the next year behind bars. When Morris, of Block 11A Factory Avenue, Wildey, St Michael went before Acting Magistrate Alliston Seale today, he admitted to stealing a cellular phone belonging to his ex-girlfriend and damaging one of her pants on January 31. Initially, when the 33-year-old unemployed man was […]