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Gardner Sentenced: Murder Of Malcolm Augustus

Gardner Sentenced: Murder Of Malcolm Augustus

Wolda Gardner has been sentenced to life in prison for the premeditated murder of Malcolm Augustus, and as it is the second murder he has been convicted of, he will have to serve 45 years before being eligible for parole. Mr Augustus, 20, was shot and killed on the St George’s golf course just after midnight on Christmas Day in 2012. Gardner is already... Read more of this article

Junior “Scientist” Ming Remanded In Custody

Junior “Scientist” Ming Remanded In Custody

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 27], 51-year-old Junior Ming — also known as ‘Scientist’ — pleaded not guilty to three charges involving allegations of threatening words and threatening behaviour in July. Ming denied telling one woman: “Call the f***** police. I’ll knock your block off,” also denied saying... Read more of this article

Man Faces Charges Of Trespassing & Stealing

Man Faces Charges Of Trespassing & Stealing

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [July 24], 25-year-old Rayshun Edwards elected to be tried in Magistrate’s Court and then plead not guilty to multiple charges. The charges were that, he took a cycle without the owner’s permission; and that he trespassed in separate dwellings in Sandys and Southampton and stole items. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo... Read more of this article

Woman Pleads Guilty To Causing GBH By Driving

Woman Pleads Guilty To Causing GBH By Driving

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [July 24], 71-year-old Maria Rego plead guilty to causing grievous bodily harm a man as a result of her driving without due care on the morning of June 1, 2015. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo was told by the Crown Prosecutor that Ms. Rego was turning right into Kilderry Lane off Middle Road in Smith’s when her car... Read more of this article

Michael MacLean’s Waterfront Case Continues

Michael MacLean’s Waterfront Case Continues

The court case between Michael MacLean and the Government continued in commercial court  yesterday [July 21] in front of Justice Ian Kawaley, with both sides laying out their positions. The commercial court room was quite full with those in attendance including both Attorney-General Trevor Moniz and Shadow Attorney-General Michael Scott, and there... Read more of this article

18-Yr-Old Admits Possessing Cannabis In School

18-Yr-Old Admits Possessing Cannabis In School

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 21], an 18-year-old male pleaded guilty to possessing cannabis with intent to supply in an increased penalty zone — a high school. Devonshire resident Cavin Francis pleaded guilty to being in an increased penalty zone and possessing 8.66 grams of cannabis that was intended for supply, as well as... Read more of this article

18-Year-Old Admits Causing GBH While Driving

18-Year-Old Admits Causing GBH While Driving

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 21], 18-year-old Raheem Ray pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm to another person by driving dangerously on Middle Road in Devonshire on March 8, 2015; causing grievous bodily harm by driving dangerously whilst disqualified; and driving without a valid drivers licence. The Crown Prosecutor... Read more of this article

Waterfront Lease Court Hearing Gets Underway

Waterfront Lease Court Hearing Gets Underway

The court proceedings in relation to the city waterfront lease got underway yesterday [June 20], with Michael MacLean’s Allied Trust having launched legal action following the voiding of the lease to develop the city waterfront. “Lawyers from both sides packed the Supreme Court in response to Mr. MacLean’s latest attempt to receive... Read more of this article

Unidentified Man Charged With Passport Offence

Unidentified Man Charged With Passport Offence

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 20], a man  – whose real identity is not yet known — was charged with multiple counts involving the use of a British Overseas Territory Citizen [BOTC] passport. The man was remanded into custody until July 29 when he re-appears for mention after being charged with the BOTC passport offenses,... Read more of this article

Nine Month Jail Sentence For Heroin Offence

Nine Month Jail Sentence For Heroin Offence

Appearing in Magistrates Court yesterday [July 16], 33-year-old Michael James Doucet was sentenced to nine months in prison, to be followed by three years probation. The sentence was handed down following Mr. Doucet’s plea of guilty to handling over six grams of heroin that was intended for supply. Mr. Doucet’s defence lawyer had asked the Magistrate... Read more of this article

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