Category: Court

Mother remains on bail

The mother of the late Abijah Holder-Phillips, who was charged last week with causing his death by dangerous driving, remains on $7,500 bail. Felisha Osula Holder, 33, of Hopefield, Christ Church, made her second appearance in court on yesterday – this time before Magistrate Laurie-Ann Smith-Bovell in the District ‘B’ Magistrates’ Court. The accused mother […]

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‘I just want to bury my son’

Just over a month after 20-year-old Daquan St Hill of Dash Valley, St George disappeared without a trace, his mother, Sharon Callender, remains haunted by the thought that she might never recover his body in order to give him a proper burial. Police said Daquan, a former St George Secondary School student, was last seen […]

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Yarde remanded again

A 24-year-old, self-employed man, who was released from HMP Dodds last week, has found himself back on remand at the penal facility. Tremaine Dario Yarde, of Rock Gap, Spooners Hill, St Michael, denied before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant that he assaulted Vincent Davis yesterday. The accused also pleaded not guilty to escaping from Central Police Station […]

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‘I never touched her’

A 43-year-old freighter, who allegedly assaulted his wife, has been granted $2,000 bail. Christopher Lloyd Yearwood, of St Stephens Hill, Black Rock, St Michael, is accused of committing the act against Heerawattie Yearwood yesterday, occasioning her actual bodily harm. He pleaded not guilty to the offence when he appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant today. However, […]

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Burgess remanded to Dodds

A 31-year-old man, accused of a number of criminal offences, has been remanded to Dodds prison until April 13. Pedro Alfonzo Burgess, of Baycroft New Road, Bridge Road, St Michael, pleaded not guilty to entering, as a trespasser, the home of Jalisa Grimes on January 17, as well as the premises of Tinesha Springer and […]

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Labourer faces sex charge

A 41-year-old labourer secured $5,000 bail when he appeared in court on three criminal charges. Ryan Pearson Griffith, of Josey Hill, St Lucy, pleaded guilty to damaging a door belonging to Fran Reid on March 9. However, he could not enter a plea on the indictable charges of having sexual intercourse with another woman without […]

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Vincys plead guilty to drug charges

Pre sentencing reports have been ordered into the lives of two Vincentian men who previously admitted to importing a large quantity of cannabis almost six years ago. Last Friday Haynes Harry and Alwyn Ross also pleaded guilty in the No 2 Supreme Court to possession and trafficking of 632. 5 kilogrammes of cannabis on July […]

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‘I did not rape nobody’

A 26-year-old man, charged with sexual offences against a minor, has been remanded to prison until April 6. It is alleged that Kadeem Qumain Hunte, of Rock Hall, St Philip, assaulted the 14-year-old girl on March 9, 11 and 12, occasioning her actual bodily harm. Hunte is also accused of having sexual intercourse with the […]

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No more freeze!

The freezing order, which has prevented former Executive Chairman of CLICO International Life Insurance Limited Leroy Parris from accessing $4.5 million in assets belonging to him and his private company Branlee Consulting Services Inc. over the past three years, has been discharged. This was the ruling handed down in the Court of Appeal this morning […]

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Alleged robber denied bail

A 28-year-old man has been remanded to prison after pleading not guilty before Magistrate Douglas Frederick to alleged robbery. Jamar Romel Crichlow, of Lears Gap, St Michael, is accused of stealing $485 in cash, as well as a $350 cellular phone belonging to David Goodridge on January 21. Although he denied the offence, Sergeant Rudy […]

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Homeless man sent up to Dodds for six months

A 33-year-old man, of no fixed place of abode, will be able to call HMP Dodds his home for the next six months. Magistrate Douglas Frederick imposed the sentence on Kenneth Kelvin Bowen today after he pleaded guilty to having cocaine paraphernalia in his possession yesterday. Police were on duty along Aquatic Gap, Bay Street, […]

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Rastafarian admits to using cannabis

A 51-year-old man, who was caught with $90 worth of cannabis in his possession, has been convicted, reprimanded and discharged for committing the offences. When Clyde Devere Williams, of no fixed place of abode, appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick he pleaded guilty to having the illegal drug in his possession on March 12, but denied […]

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Stay away from her!

A 26-year-old tradesman, who appeared in court on an assault charge, has been warned to stay at least 50 yards away from the complainant until the matter is adjudicated. Rico Kemar Chandler, of Sundown Road, Skeete’s Road, Jackmans, St Michael, is accused of committing the criminal act against Rozel Roberts on March 13, occasioning her […]

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12 warrants issued for PSV conductor’s arrest

A public service vehicle (PSV) conductor, for whom 12 warrants of arrest were issued, ran out of luck today as he was remanded to prison. Shamar O’brien Blackman, of London Bourne Towers, Bay Street, St Michael, appeared before Magistrate Graveney Bannister in the District ‘A’ Traffic Court this morning where he threw in the towel […]

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Bodywork man released on $3,000 bail

A 30-year-old bodywork man has been released on $3,000 bail after appearing in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on a criminal charge. Donovan Delroy Chatterpaul, of 1st Avenue Railway Road, Carrington Village, St Michael, is accused of wounding Phillip Garnett on March 8 with intent to maim, disfigure or disable him or to do some […]

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Guilty as charged!

A driver was remanded to Dodds prison this afternoon after he was found guilty of indecently assaulting an 11-year-old schoolgirl on September 19, 2007. It took the nine-member jury about 30 minutes to arrive at the verdict against Berkeley Anthony Brathwaite, of No. 51 Rices, St Philip, after hearing evidence, presented over two days, by […]

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Maynard accused of stealing nearly $600 worth of animal feed

A 40-year-old man, who allegedly stole seedlings and animal feed, has been remanded to prison until March 19. Steve Henderson Maynard, of Eastbourne No. 2, St Philip, is accused of stealing 16 bags of animal feed valued at $594.75, as well as $60 worth of seedlings between March 6 and 12. He is further accused […]

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