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Austin admits to stealing ten bags of onions

Austin admits to stealing ten bags of onions

A 42-year-old man has to be on his best behaviour for the next 18 months if he wants to avoid spending time at Dodds prison. Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant imposed the bond on Noel Alexander Austin, of no fixed place of abode, after he owned up to stealing ten bags of onions worth $500, four truck […]

Conviction #29

Conviction #29

A St Michael man, in his early 50s, was today slapped with a two-year prison term after he was convicted of two counts of theft. Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant today handed down the ruling against Junior Winston Decourcey Clarke, of 7th Avenue, New Orleans, following an incident on October 22, 2015. It was reported that the […]

Haynes threatens to shoot Parris

Haynes threatens to shoot Parris

A 52-year-old man, who allegedly used threatening words towards another, is out on $2,000 bail. Allan Arthur Haynes, of 5th Avenue, Holders Land, St Michael, is accused of telling Winston Parris “man I gine shoot you” on November 8, which caused Parris to believe that immediate violence would be used against him. Haynes pleaded not […]

Welch gets 12 months for snatching woman’s bangles

Welch gets 12 months for snatching woman’s bangles

A 27-year-old man was sentenced by Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant to 12 months in prison. However, the sentence will run concurrently with a two-year sentence already being served by Shamar Renaldo Welch, of Rockhampton Road, Grazettes, St Michael. Welch recently pleaded guilty to stealing four bangles worth $4,000, belonging to Daphne Hamblin on April 29 last […]

‘Lord Evil’ still on bail

‘Lord Evil’ still on bail

Andre Lord Evil Jackman remains on bail, at least until next Monday. A day after hearing submissions from Jackman’s lead attorney Arthur Holder and Crown Counsel Oliver Thomas in relation to a violation of his $175,000 bail conditions, Acting Judge Alrick Scott was expected to deliver his decision on Friday morning. However, when the matter […]

Double trial

Double trial

A nine-member jury today began hearing evidence in a wounding and robbery case against two Wildey, St Michael men. Dwayne Damian Foster, of 2A, North Close, and his co-accused Anderson Jerome Calderon, of 2E, North Close, are charged with causing serious bodily harm to Antonio Fitzpatrick on May 4, 2007, with intent to maim, disfigure […]

Election petition

Election petition

The Chief Electoral Officer Angela Taylor is being sued. Lawyers for Guyana-born Shireene Ann Mathlin-Tulloch, of #2 Castlerock, Cane Garden, St Thomas, filed an application in the Supreme Court today challenging Taylor’s decision to refuse to register their client as an elector in Barbados. According to the court documents, Mathlin-Tulloch is a Commonwealth citizen who has […]

‘Lord Evil’ awaits bail decision

‘Lord Evil’ awaits bail decision

The infamous Andre Omar Lord Evil Jackman will find out tomorrow whether he gets to maintain his freedom. After hearing submissions from Jackman’s lead attorney Arthur Holder and Crown Counsel Oliver Thomas in relation to a violation of Jackman’s bail condition, Acting Judge Alrick Scott deferred his decision until November 10. Jackman, 38, of Stroud […]

‘No gender bias in court system’

‘No gender bias in court system’

A senior jurist has denied that the law courts here are heavily skewed in favour of women involved in custody disputes with the fathers of their children.   Supreme Court Registrar Barbara Cooke-Alleyne said that despite the never ending refrain from male advocacy groups that women seemingly have a license to deny fathers the right to […]