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Inniss and Marshall clash over DPP’s priorities

Inniss and Marshall clash over DPP’s priorities

Former Attorney General Dale Marshall and Minister of Commerce, International Business and Small Business Development Donville Inniss today clashed in Parliament over the work schedule of the Office of Director of Prosecutions (DPP). In his contribution to the debate on the Criminal Records (Rehabilitation of Offenders) (Amendment) Bill, 2017  Marshall, the Member of Parliament for […]

Marshall attacks Attorney General’s announcement of new judges

Marshall attacks Attorney General’s announcement of new judges

The promised appointment of new judges to ease the backlog in the court system is on course, Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite assured today as he moved the second reading of the Criminal Record (Rehabilitation of Offenders) (Amendment) Bill, 2017 in the House of Assembly. “We have agreed informally that there is a requirement for us […]

One woman denies assaulting another

One woman denies assaulting another

A 35-year-old self-employed woman is out on $2,000 bail after appearing in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on an assault charge. Naquita Quantessa Alexander, of King Gap, Eagle Hall, St Michael, is alleged to have committed the act against Donnett Leach on December 2. She pleaded not guilty to the charge when she appeared before […]

Grant pleads guilty to two charges

Grant pleads guilty to two charges

A 34-year-old general worker has pleaded guilty in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court to drug and handling charges. Kody Kemar Grant, of Brighton Terrace, Black Rock, St Michael, was found with $90 worth of cannabis on December 3, while sitting with another man, near a shed, in the area of Club Future. “Gimme a little […]

Suspected thief caught with spark plugs

Suspected thief caught with spark plugs

A 52-year-old man, who said he had nowhere to live because the house he was staying at was “bulldozed”, will open the New Year at HMP Dodds. The decision was handed down by Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant today to Arleigh Leron Dalrymple after pleading guilty to having of apparatus for the misuse of cocaine, as well […]

Chocolate thief claims he was misunderstood

Chocolate thief claims he was misunderstood

A 68-year-old man must stay out of trouble for the next 12 months if he wants to avoid spending six months at HMP Dodds. Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant imposed the suspended sentence on Clarence Wilfred Haynes after he pleaded guilty to stealing three chocolates, worth $5.25, belonging to Dollarwise Incorporated. Haynes, of no fixed place of […]

Angry ex

Angry ex

An 18-year-old, who admitted to assaulting his ex-girlfriend, occasioning her actual bodily harm, is expected to know his fate on Friday. Rashad Romario Worrell, of Clarke’s Road, Ashton Hall, St Peter, committed the crime against Devashni Sooklall on November 10. According to the prosecutor, Sergeant Cameron Gibbons, the relationship came to an end back in […]

Final rest

Final rest

Straight forward, articulate and disciplined! That’s how the sisters of late Wallace Greenidge today fondly remembered their deceased brother, following his tragic death last month. Greenidge and his 49-year-old friend Kenmore Mayers were fishing when they disappeared from the sea rocks off the Animal Flower Cave, St Lucy sometime after 11 p.m. on Friday, November […]

Reifer focused on development

Reifer focused on development

Player/coach Floyd Reifer says he is delighted with Sagicor Life UWI latest triumph in the Barbados Cricket Association Elite Division, but says the development of the side’s young players remained paramount. UWI hammered Crane and Resort St Catherine by an innings and 75 runs last Sunday to lift the Elite championship and claim their sixth […]