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Court: 76-Yr-Old’s Mental Health To Be Assessed

Court: 76-Yr-Old’s Mental Health To Be Assessed

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 76-year-old man accused the Government of mistreating him and also requested to be paid $35 million as compensation for a car he said the police had confiscated. Abdullah Furqan had appeared during the session of Plea Court the day before, during which he had raised his voice and alleged that the Magistrate was not... Read more of this article

Court: 54-Year-Old Denies Prowling & Assault

Court: 54-Year-Old Denies Prowling & Assault

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 54-year-old man was granted bail after he denied multiple charges. The Crown alleged that in September, Gerald Smith had prowled about a residence and had unlawfully assaulted a woman. Smith was also charged with, on another date in September, had unlawfully assaulted another woman and had caused her bodily harm; unlawfully... Read more of this article

Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Cannabis Charge

Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Cannabis Charge

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a man, who is currently in custody on another matter, pleaded guilty to possessing 0.45 grams of cannabis in February 2016. Following a high-speed chase for which he was later convicted, Police had caught up with Zikai Cann. On searching him, Police found the cannabis in Cann’s pants pocket. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Two Firearms Offences

Court: Man Charged With Two Firearms Offences

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Sept 28], a 23-year-old man was charged with firearm offences, with the Court hearing he allegedly shot himself in the hand. Shayne James was not required to enter a plea as the charges that he faces can only be tried in the Supreme Court. The first charge was that on 29th August 2016, in Pembroke, and without... Read more of this article

Court: 44-Year-Old Jailed For Importing Cannabis

Court: 44-Year-Old Jailed For Importing Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court today, a 44-year-old man was sentenced to 3 years in prison after admitting importing over 5,000 grams of cannabis. Damion Smith asked if he could change his earlier plea of not guilty, which Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe allowed. Smith then plead guilty to importing over 5,000 grams of cannabis through the airport on... Read more of this article

Court: Woman Denies Stealing Over $18,000

Court: Woman Denies Stealing Over $18,000

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 22], a 43-year-old woman denied stealing over $18,000 from the PW Group of Companies Ms Keva Giles pleaded not guilty to stealing $18,691 from the PW Group of Companies between a date or dates unknown in March 2016 and June 2016. Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe set trial for February 2017 and granted bail at... Read more of this article

Court: Sex Offender Jailed For Nine More Months

Court: Sex Offender Jailed For Nine More Months

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 21], a 30-year-old convicted sex offender — who is presently incarcerated — was sentenced to nine months in prison after being convicted of stabbing another prisoner in the eye with a pen. Merrick Seaman had admitted stabbing the man during an altercation in July 2015 that was caused by a disagreement... Read more of this article

Court: Man Admits Shoplifting With Special Bag

Court: Man Admits Shoplifting With Special Bag

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 21], a 33-year-old man admitted shoplifting, with the Court hearing he had an aluminum foil lined bag that was designed to try and conceal goods and avoid detection by security systems. Romanian national Paul Vasiliniuc pleaded guilty to shoplifting and possessing a bag that was specially prepared to conceal... Read more of this article

Court: 36-Year-Old Man Denies Cannabis Charge

Court: 36-Year-Old Man Denies Cannabis Charge

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 36-year-old man denied possessing cannabis that was intended for supply,  as well as a digital scale and a grinder. Sean Fubler pleaded not guilty to the charges under the Misuse of Drugs Act with all stemming from a police intervention in December 2015. Fubler denied possessing cannabis that was intended for supply,... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Sending Menacing Message

Court: Man Denies Sending Menacing Message

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Sept 20], a 26-year-old man sending a menacing phone message to a female earlier this year. Mikhail Butterfield denied a single charge of sending a menacing phone message in May 2016. The charge set out that he had told the female recipient “If I can’t have you, I’ll motherf******  kill... Read more of this article

Court: Man Sentenced To 15 Months In Prison

Court: Man Sentenced To 15 Months In Prison

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 41-year-old man was sentenced to 15 months in prison after admitting stealing jewelry and cash from a Southampton residence . Vincent Burch admitted that he stole jewelry and cash from a Southampton residence on 14th September. The Crown Prosecutor told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that the homeowner’s home alarm... Read more of this article

Court: 80-Year-Old Denies Threatening Words

Court: 80-Year-Old Denies Threatening Words

Appearing in Magistrates Court, an 80-year-old man was granted bail after he denied uttering threatening words. Leon Tacklyn pleaded not guilty to uttering threatening words to another person in July 2016. The charge alleged that in St George’s, Mr Tacklyn had said to that person: “I’ve been watching you. Gonna’ get you one of... Read more of this article

Court: 29-Year-Old Denies Possessing Cocaine

Court: 29-Year-Old Denies Possessing Cocaine

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 16], a 29-year-old man denied importing and possessing cocaine, with the Court hearing the the cocaine was alleged to be worth some $131,000. Pembroke resident Cal-Lee Wray pleaded not guilty to importing and possessing cocaine in St George’s in March of this year. The Crown Prosecutor told Senior Magistrate... Read more of this article