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Pregnant Woman Denies Importing Cannabis

Pregnant Woman Denies Importing Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 18], a 40-year-old woman denied importing cannabis, and was granted $10,000 bail. Ms Valisa Holder, who told the Court she was pregnant and due in March 2015, pleaded not guilty to importing and possessing, with intent to supply, cannabis in St George’s in September 2014. The Prosecutor told the Magistrate... Read more of this article

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Stealing Whisky

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Stealing Whisky

In Magistrates Court today [Dec 18], 55-year-old Glen Patrick Richardson pleaded not guilty to stealing whisky from Lindo’s supermarket on October 10, 2014. The item stolen is alleged to have been a litre of Dewar’s While Label Scotch whisky and is said to be valued at $35.20. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo set trial for February 2015 and granted... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Causing Harm While Driving

Man Charged With Causing Harm While Driving

In Magistrate’s Court this morning [Dec 17], James Guishard faced a single indictable charge of causing grievous bodily harm to another person by driving without due care and attention. The charge results from an accident on Harrington Sound Road that took place on October 20, 2014. As the charge can only be dealt with in Supreme Court, Mr. Guishard... Read more of this article

Dr. Johnson Fined For Using Phone While Driving

Dr. Johnson Fined For Using Phone While Driving

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 17], Dr Christopher Johnson was fined $500 for using a handheld device whilst driving on Harbour Road, Paget, on 4th July 2014. At this morning’s hearing, Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo did not accept Dr Johnson’s defence that he was using a cellphone in order to check on an address in response... Read more of this article

Dion Hart Charged With Prince Edness Murder

Dion Hart Charged With Prince Edness Murder

Dion Hart was remanded in custody after being charged with the murder of Prince Edness in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 16]. Hart, a Pembroke resident, was charged with five offences including the murder of Prince Edness, using a firearm to commit the offence, using a firearm during flight and possessing a firearm and ammunition. The charges... Read more of this article

Court: Man & Woman Deny Cannabis Charges

Court: Man & Woman Deny Cannabis Charges

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 16], Maxine Simmons, 58, and Michael Denbrook , 60, pleaded not guilty to charges involving alleged cannabis possession. Ms Simmons pleaded not guilty to possessing cannabis and having items, such as digital scales, for use with with illegal substances. Mr Denbrook pleaded not guilty to possessing cannabis. Magistrate... Read more of this article

Man Remanded On Trespass, Prowling Charges

Man Remanded On Trespass, Prowling Charges

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 15], a 48-year-old man was remanded in custody after facing charges involving trespassing, prowling, and stealing. Stanley Davis faced four charges, alleging that on one occasion Mr Davis was armed with a knife and that on another he stole items to the value of $450. The cases relate to alleged acts... Read more of this article

Man Fined $1000 For Unlawful Fireworks Use

Man Fined $1000 For Unlawful Fireworks Use

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 15], a 51-year-old guest worker pleaded guilty to unlawfully using fireworks. Brian Lemmon — who just arrived on the island — pleaded guilty to two counts of unlawfully using fireworks in St Georges on 11th and 12th December 2014. Mr Lemmon admitted to setting off an aerial rocket on each... Read more of this article

Woman Ordered To Pay $6K In Fines Today

Woman Ordered To Pay $6K In Fines Today

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 12], Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo ordered a 24-year-old woman to pay approximately $6,000 in outstanding fines today or serve 100 days in prison in default. The Magistrate gave Courtney Lambert until 31st March 2015 to pay $3,500 in new fines that were imposed today. The old fines were for multiple traffic... Read more of this article

Woman Admits Assault, Stealing $5.25 Sandwich

Woman Admits Assault, Stealing $5.25 Sandwich

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Dec 12], a 26-year-old woman pleaded guilty to stealing a cheese sandwich valued at $5.25 and assaulting a police officer. Crown Prosecutor Ms Nicole Smith told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that November 2014, at the South Shore gas station, Ms Trimiea Roland had ordered a cheese sandwich. Told that it would... Read more of this article


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