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Derek Spalding Eligible For Parole After 25 Yrs

Derek Spalding Eligible For Parole After 25 Yrs

Following an exchange of words in the Courtroom between convicted murderer Derek Spalding and Justice Carlisle Greaves, Spalding’s sentence was amended so that instead of being eligible for parole after 38 years, he is now eligible after 25 years. In 2012, Spalding was found guilty of the murder of Shaki Crockwell, a national level football player... Read more of this article

Kevin Warner Eligible For Parole After 25 Yrs

Kevin Warner Eligible For Parole After 25 Yrs

Convicted murderer Kevin Warner was today re-sentenced to life in prison with the condition he must serve 25 years before being eligible for parole. His original sentence had mandated that he must remain jailed for 35 years before being eligible for parole. Warner had been convicted of the May 2010 premeditated murder of Dekimo “Purple”... Read more of this article

Washington Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison

Washington Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison

[Updated] Julian Washington was today [Sept 19] sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Stefan Burgess, with the Courts mandating he must serve 30 years in prison before being eligible for parole. Mr. Burgess was shot multiple times while at a residence in the Glebe Road, Pembroke area in January 2012. His death left a mother grieving the loss... Read more of this article

49 Year Old Denies Using Offensive Words

49 Year Old Denies Using Offensive Words

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Sept 18], a 49 year old man denied using offensive words. Mark Simons pleaded not guilty to a single charge of using offensive words in the Somerset Cricket Club car park on 1st August 2014, which was during the Cup Match holiday. The charge alleged that he said to another man: “Your wife is nothing but... Read more of this article

31 Year Old Man Denies Sexual Offences

31 Year Old Man Denies Sexual Offences

A 31-year-old man appeared in Magistrates Court today [Sept 18] where he pleaded not guilty to charges involving alleged sexual offences. The man pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting a woman and to intruding on the privacy of the same woman so as to alarm her. Both alleged offences are alleged to have occurred on 4th August 2014. Magistrate Juan... Read more of this article

Gardner, Dickinson Receive Life Sentences

Gardner, Dickinson Receive Life Sentences

Following a trial where they were found guilty of the murder of George Lynch, Wolda Gardner and Rickai Dickinson were both sentenced in Supreme Court this morning [Sept 17], receiving life sentences, with the condition they must serve 25 years before being eligible for parole. Mr Lynch, was shot and killed while standing outside a Midland Heights Crescent,... Read more of this article

21 Year Old Admits To Cocaine Possession

21 Year Old Admits To Cocaine Possession

21-year-old Ryan Furbert plead guilty in Magistrates Court this morning [Sept 16] to possessing 0.40 grams of cocaine in Pembroke. Crown Prosecutor Garrett Byrne told the Magistrate that Mr. Furbert had been stopped on 24th May near Chancery Lane in Hamilton; and that a police search had discovered some white powder in a plastic bag that police found... Read more of this article

Man Denies Indecent Acts In Hamilton Mall

Man Denies Indecent Acts In Hamilton Mall

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Sept 16], a 26-year-old man denied five charges alleging indecent acts in public. The charges alleged that on 8th September 2014, in the Washington Mall in Hamilton, he committed an indecent act in public and did so in front of a child; and that he intruded on the privacy of a female. The defendant was faced... Read more of this article

Man Denies Damaging Clothes & Stealing

Man Denies Damaging Clothes & Stealing

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Sept 15], a 30-year-old man denied damaging a woman’s clothing and possessions, as well as allegation of stealing thousands of dollars in jewellery from her. Derrick Simons plead not guilty to two charges involving alleged damage to clothing and possessions, and additional charges of stealing  jewellery belonging... Read more of this article

31 Year Old Woman Charged With Murder

31 Year Old Woman Charged With Murder

[Updated: Defendant has been granted bail of $30,000 with two like sureties.] Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Sept 12], a 31-year-old woman was charged the murder of 16-year-old Shijuan Mungal, which was alleged to have occurred in Warwick on 8th September 2014. As the charges can only be heard in the Supreme Court, Kiahna Shaunee Trott... Read more of this article