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Suspended Sentence For Dropping Baby

Suspended Sentence For Dropping Baby

A father who dropped his seven-month old son out of a second-storey window has received a suspended prison sentence. This afternoon Anthony Davis was sentenced to nine months in prison — however it was suspended for two years — for injuring his son having previously admitting a charge related to it at a previous hearing. Davis, who appeared... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Aggravated Burglary

Court: Man Charged With Aggravated Burglary

A 20-year-old man has appeared at Magistrates’ Court charged with aggravated burglary. Anthony Williams Jr is accused of entering a Pembroke property as a trespasser with intent to steal on April 18, this year. Mr Williams, of Sandys, did not enter a plea to the charge in court this morning because the matter can only be heard at Supreme Court. He... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With 2011 Shooting

Court: Man Charged With 2011 Shooting

A 27-year-old man has appeared in Magistrates Court accused of a shooting in 2011. Khyri Smith-Williams is charged with unlawfully shooting Tyrone Pedro in Warwick on October 24, 2011  with intent to cause him grievous bodily harm. Mr Smith-Williams, 27, was also charged with using a firearm to commit an indictable offence at Magistrates’ Court... Read more of this article

Court: Man Admits Attacking His Wife

Court: Man Admits Attacking His Wife

A man who admitted attacking his wife during an argument has been given a six-month conditional discharge. Morlando Morris, 37, pleaded guilty to assault at Magistrates’ Court this morning. The court heard that Morris repeatedly punched his wife during the attack and used a piece of wood to strike her during a row on April 18 in St George’s. Prosecutors... Read more of this article

Court: Driver Fined $1200, Banned For 18 Months

Court: Driver Fined $1200, Banned For 18 Months

A drink-driver who lost control of his bike has been banned from the roads for 18 months. Narasiman Chittibabu admitted driving when the proportion of alcohol in is system was over the legal limit when he appeared at Magistrates’ Court this morning. The court heard the 47-year-old crashed his bike at about 3.30am on St John’s Road in Pembroke... Read more of this article

Court: Man Admits Speeding & No Licence

Court: Man Admits Speeding & No Licence

A man has been banned from the roads for 18 months. Danshun Swan appeared at Magistrates’ Court and admitted speeding along Crow Lane on November 23, last year. He also pleaded guilty to having no driver’s licence. The court heard that Swan, of Warwick, had amassed 32 active demerit points; 22 of which were for speeding, while the rest... Read more of this article

Court: Man Admits Threat & Possessing Blade

Court: Man Admits Threat & Possessing Blade

A Paget man has admitted possessing an eight-inch blade and threatening to “stick” police officers as they tried to arrest him. Robert Holdipp was detained by officers outside a home of someone he was connected with, after the person called police. Magistrates’ Court heard that Holdipp, 24, ignored officer’s instructions to take his hands out... Read more of this article

Court: Disqualified Driver Fined $1600

Court: Disqualified Driver Fined $1600

A disqualified driver has been fined $1,600 after being caught speeding. Daniel Joell admitted riding at 64 kph on April 10 close to the junction of Somerset Road and Wilson Place in Sandys when he appeared at Magistrates’ Court this morning. The 34-year-old also admitted an earlier speeding charge dating back to December last year on North Shore... Read more of this article

Court: Driver Disqualified & Fined After Collision

Court: Driver Disqualified & Fined After Collision

A drink driver who failed to stop after an accident has been banned from the roads for 18 months. Gregory Cann was over the limit when he got behind the wheel on March 2 and collided with another vehicle on Camp Road in Southampton. He drove away from the scene was was later arrested by police at his Southampton property. Cann initially told officers... Read more of this article

Court: Driver Fined & Banned For 18 Months

Court: Driver Fined & Banned For 18 Months

A dangerous driver who overtook a police car has been banned from the roads for 18 months. Pierre Niklaus sped past the police vehicle on Harrington Sound Road at about 11.30am on February 13. The 30-year-old then drove right up behind a second motorist and after several aborted attempts overtook him too. He then slammed on his breaks forcing the other... Read more of this article

Court: Impaired Driving Appeal Dismissed

Court: Impaired Driving Appeal Dismissed

The court has dismissed an appeal by Mark Wilson, who was convicted of driving while impaired, refusing a breathalyzer, and behaving in a threatening manner towards a police officer The Court’s ruling said, “The Appellant was tried and convicted by the learned Magistrate, Mr. Khamisi Tokunbo, on 14 November 2017 in respect of offences which were... Read more of this article

Court: Man Sentenced For Offensive Weapon

Court: Man Sentenced For Offensive Weapon

A serving prisoner has been given an extra 30 days behind bars after admitting possessing an offensive weapon. This morning at Magistrates’ Court, Maxwell Smith pleaded guilty to possessing a screw driver in Hamilton on July 23, last year. Smith was arrested by officers close to the Ferry Terminal after reports of a man acting suspiciously around... Read more of this article

Court: Drivers Fined & Banned For 18 Months

Court: Drivers Fined & Banned For 18 Months

Two drink-drivers have been banned from the road for 18 months. Lino Nanud and Wayne Broadley-Samuels appeared at Magistrates’ Court this morning and admitted driving when the proportion of alcohol in their blood was over the prescribed limit. Nanud, 34, of Pembroke was stopped by officers at 8.15pm on March 30 on Middle Road in Warwick. When questioned... Read more of this article