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Court: DPP Questions Defendant In Murder Case

Court: DPP Questions Defendant In Murder Case

The Supreme Court trial of Kiahna Trott-Edwards, who is accused of murdering 16-year-old Berkeley Institute student Shijuan Mungal, continued with the defendant being cross examined by Director of Public Prosecutions Rory Fields. Mr Mungal died in September 2014 after sustaining head injuries, and Ms Trott-Edwards was charged with murder on September... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Violently Resisting Arrest

Man Charged With Violently Resisting Arrest

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 2], 27-year-old  Cameron Ramsay was charged with violently resisting arrest earlier this month during a police intervention in Dockyard. Both the Crown Prosecutor and Duty Counsel recommended that Magistrate Archie Warner should remand him into custody until he appeared at a Thursday Court hearing, citing... Read more of this article

Trio Charged: Possessing Cocaine & Cannabis

Trio Charged: Possessing Cocaine & Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 2], three defendants faced charges of possessing cocaine and cannabis intended for supply. 40-year-old Sandys residents Daymon Simmons and 37-year-old Erica Young were not required to enter pleas because the charges that they faced were all deemed to be indictable and can only be tried in the Supreme Court. The... Read more of this article

Man Denies Possessing Cannabis, Magazines

Man Denies Possessing Cannabis, Magazines

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 2], 35-year-old Jason DeCouto plead not guilty to possessing cannabis that was intended for supply and also denied possessing two Ruger [gun] magazines in Paget residence on 6th April 2015. Magistrate Archie Warner granted Mr DeCouto $25,000 bail with one surety and set mention for 16th September. [Note: Due... Read more of this article

Police Release Photos Of Bomb Threat Suspect

Police Release Photos Of Bomb Threat Suspect

The police have released CCTV images of the suspect involved in the bomb threat at the Bank of Butterfield Rosebank Centre last month, saying that members of the community will know the person’s identity, and urged anyone with information to come forward to assist in bringing this offender to justice. A police spokesperson said, “At about... Read more of this article

Court: Defendant Takes Stand In Murder Trial

Court: Defendant Takes Stand In Murder Trial

The trial of Kiahna Trott-Edwards — who is charged with the murder of 16-year-old Shijuan Mungal — continued in the Supreme Court, with the jury hearing from Ms Trott-Edwards herself. Mr Mungal died in September 2014 after sustaining head injuries, and Ms Trott-Edwards was charged with murder on September 12, 2014. The jury previously heard from... Read more of this article

Police Seek Suspect Who Fled Scene On Foot

Police Seek Suspect Who Fled Scene On Foot

Traffic is currently being diverted in Paget this evening [Sept 1] as the police are seeking a suspect who failed to stop for police, was subsequently involved in a collision with another motorcyclist and then fled the scene on foot.A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:16pm police were conducting inquiries in the area of Middle Road and Ord... Read more of this article

Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Incest

Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Incest

In the Supreme Court today [Sept 1], Justice Carlyle Greaves handed down a fifteen year sentence to an ex-policeman who was convicted of sexual exploitation and incest. The Court heard that the victim was his daughter, and the criminal acts had occurred over a period of years. In June of this year the police confirmed that the 37 year old man, who... Read more of this article

Man Pleads “Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity”

Man Pleads “Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity”

In this morning’s [Sept 1] Supreme Court Monthly Arraignments Session, 27-year-old Shirwin Smith faced a charge of wounding. Asked to plead to the charge that on 29th March 2015, he had unlawfully wounded another man, Smith replied: “Not guilty by reason of insanity.” This response caused a short discussion between presiding Justice Charles-Etta... Read more of this article

Supreme Court: Two Men Deny Robbery Charges

Supreme Court: Two Men Deny Robbery Charges

In this morning’s [Sept 1] Supreme Court Monthly Arraignments Session, two men faced charges of robbery in unrelated cases. Defended by lawyer Charles Richardson, Gregory Tucker plead not guilty to robbery and using an imitation firearm to commit an indictable offence in St George’s on 9th June 2015. This, was the alleged robbery at the Butterfield... Read more of this article

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