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Benedict loses surety

Benedict loses surety

A 26-year-old man will spend the next three weeks at the Psychiatric Hospital undergoing drug counselling. Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant remanded Thomas Benedict, of Apartment 3 Roumaika, Dayrells Road, Christ Church, to the Black Rock institution today, after his surety withdrew. Benedict is accused of stealing a handbag worth $237.60; a Louis Vuitton wallet worth $1,782; […]

Thefts land Charles in jail

Thefts land Charles in jail

A man who pleaded guilty to several theft charges will spend some time at HMP Dodds, not only for stealing but for breaching a bond imposed by the court. St Elias Charles of Queen’s Street, St Michael, who has been on remand from January, made another appearance before Magistrate Douglas Frederick Wednesday when he admitted to […]

Young men fined for drugs

Young men fined for drugs

Three men who pleaded guilty to drug charges will have to dig deep into their pockets to pay a Bridgetown Court a total of $5,500. Fines were imposed on Dwayne Irvin Calderon, of Wildey Meadows, Wildey, St Michael and Romario Antonio Walcott, 22, of Bamboo Road, St Lawrence, Christ Church, after they pleaded guilty to […]

Failing grade

A part-time student has two months to pay the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court $2,000 if he wants to keep his criminal record clean. Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant handed down the sentence on Kemar Garry Farrum, of Farmers, St Thomas after he pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis within a 100-yard radius of the Samuel Jackman Prescod […]

Convicted Jamaican drug mules ordered to leave

Convicted Jamaican drug mules ordered to leave

Four Jamaican nationals have been ordered to leave the country, after they were convicted here on Wednesday of several drug offences. They are 31-year-old Tamaro Denton, 25-year-old Rushane Smith, 44-year-old Rohan Campbell, and 36-year-old John Planter who were all nabbed on arrival at the Grantley Adams International Airport last Sunday. The men were subsequently referred to the […]

Businessman on money laundering conspiracy charge

A 33-year-old businessman was released on $100,000 bail with two sureties Wednesday after appearing in a Bridgetown Court on a conspiracy charge. Hasan Kareem Catlyn, of Bridge Road, St Michael, was not required to plead to the indictable charge that he conspired with Undwye Jean-Baptiste to commit the offence of money laundering sometime between December 31, […]

Harassing woman lands man in prison

An unemployed man was remanded to HMP Dodds for the next 28 days after appearing in a Bridgetown court charged with harassing a woman on Tudor Street, The City. MacDonald Ricardo Whitehall of Vaucluse Tenantry, Shop Hill, St Thomas went before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant Tuesday accused of committing the crime against Marguerite Bellamy on February 23. […]

Student critical after violent incident at school

Student critical after violent incident at school

The teachers’ unions here have condemned the latest act of school violence, which has left one secondary school student hospitalized and another being questioned by police. In a release today, the Royal Barbados Police Force said it was investigating an incident which occurred at a rural school sometime after 2 p.m. yesterday, which left a […]

No bail

No bail

A Jamaican dancer who was the subject of a police wanted bulletin last weekend has been remanded to HMP Dodds on arson and wounding charges. Kimone Tasheeka Carty, who lives at Bransea Apartments, Brighton Terrace, Black Rock, St Michael, appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant Wednesday charged with destroying an apartment belonging to Mohammed Saed Haveliwala by […]

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