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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

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

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

2.5 Year Prison Sentence: Importing Cannabis

2.5 Year Prison Sentence: Importing Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Aug 31], Charles Paul, who had previously plead guilty to conspiring with others to import approximately 6,400 grams of cannabis, was sentenced to two and a half years in prison. Defense counsel Ms. Susan Mulligan had submitted that Mr. Paul’s decision to import the substance was motivated by his desire... Read more of this article

47-Year-Old Man Denies Possession Of Heroin

47-Year-Old Man Denies Possession Of Heroin

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Aug 31], 47-year-old Mr Adbul Ebbin plead guilty to speeding and was fined, and also pleaded not guilty to possessing heroin in June 2013. When Magistrate Archie Warner asked why Mr Ebbin had failed to appear in Court for his 2013 trial, Mr Ebbin offered no reason. The Crown Prosecutor told the Magistrate... Read more of this article

Man Pleads Guilty: Importing $322K Of Cannabis

Man Pleads Guilty: Importing $322K Of Cannabis

After appearing in Magistrates Court, Charles Paul was remanded into custody after admitting conspiring to import cannabis. After pleading not guilty in a February appearance, he plead guilty to conspiring to import around 6,400 grams of cannabis, which the Court heard had a street value of $322,700, at LF Wade International Airport on 8th September... Read more of this article

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