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Sentencing Postponed For 25 Year Old Woman

Sentencing Postponed For 25 Year Old Woman

A 25 year old British woman was due to be sentenced today [Apr 17], however her sentencing has been postponed until April 23rd. Natalie Simpson, who previously pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm to another woman on New Years Eve, will remain free on bail until that time. File photo of Ms Simpson leaving CourtA police statement after the... Read more of this article

Man Pleads “Guilty With An Explanation”

Man Pleads “Guilty With An Explanation”

Appearing in Magistrates Court yesterday [Apr 15], a 55-year-old man pleaded “guilty with an explanation” to a charge he assaulted another man. Mr Basil Stewart pleaded guilty with an explanation to a charge of unlawfully assaulting another man and causing him bodily harm following an incident took place at the Salvation Army Shelter in... Read more of this article

23 Yr Old Man Charged With Assaulting Woman

23 Yr Old Man Charged With Assaulting Woman

After electing to be tried in Magistrates Court, 23 year old Keino Lambert pleaded not guilty to unlawfully assaulting a woman earlier this month and causing her bodily harm. Lambert was remanded into custody by Senior Magistrate Archie Warner until his return for Mention on 29th April 2014. Related PostsMan Receives Probation After Time... Read more of this article

Suspended Sentence: Riding While Disqualified

Suspended Sentence: Riding While Disqualified

A 61 year old woman appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [Apr 15], where she was given a suspended prison sentence for riding whilst disqualified. Audrey Astwood received a $500 fine and a thirty day prison sentence, however Senior Magistrate Archie Warner suspended the prison sentence for twelve months, and warned Ms Astwood that any infraction... Read more of this article

Man Denies Dangerous Driving, Resisting Arrest

Man Denies Dangerous Driving, Resisting Arrest

In Magistrates Court this morning [Apr 14], Mishael Paynter pleaded not guilty to driving dangerously, driving whilst impaired, refusing to take the alco-analyzer test, violently resisting arrest, and riding without a helmet. All five charges arose out an alleged Police intervention in Hamilton earlier this morning. On these matters, Senior Magistrate... Read more of this article

Prisoner Denies Cannabis Possession

Prisoner Denies Cannabis Possession

A 27 year old Westgate prisoner appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [Apr 11], where he denied possessing cannabis. Noet Barnett, who is serving time for attempted murder, pleaded not guilty to possessing cannabis and doing so while in an Increased Penalty Zone, namely Westgate Correctional Facility. The charge alleged he was found in possession... Read more of this article

65-Year-Old Man Faces Additional Sex Charges

65-Year-Old Man Faces Additional Sex Charges

Only 24 hours after he faced a set of charges alleging he sexually exploited a young girl, a 65-year-old man re-appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [Apr 11] facing additional charges related to a separate girl. The four new charges also alleged sexual exploitation of a young person, however this time related to different girl, with the Court... Read more of this article

65-Year-Old Charged With Sexual Exploitation

65-Year-Old Charged With Sexual Exploitation

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Apr 10], a 65 year old man pleaded not guilty to seven counts of sexual exploitation of a young girl while he was in a position of trust. The seven charges covered the period between 2007 and 2012, and the young girl alleged to be the victim is now 14. The man was granted bail $10,000 and required to provide... Read more of this article

Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Assaulting Man

Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Assaulting Man

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Apr 9], 27-year-old Deonna Hill pleaded not guilty to unlawfully causing grievous bodily harm to a man earlier this week. Senior Magistrate Archie Warner set bail at $3,000, required a Surety, and set trial for July. A Police spokesperson previously said that they responded to a report of an assault that took... Read more of this article

Man Denies Unlawfully Employing Man At Garage

Man Denies Unlawfully Employing Man At Garage

A 51 year old man appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [Apr 9], where he denied charges alleging he illegally employed a Jamaican national. Ricky Johnson pleaded not guilty to unlawfully employing Owen Morrison on 18th March 2014, at Ricky’s Auto Garage in Wellbottom, Southampton. Mr Morrison had earlier pleaded not guilty to working without... Read more of this article