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22 Yr Old Arrested: Suspicion Of Impaired Driving

22 Yr Old Arrested: Suspicion Of Impaired Driving

A 22-year-old car driver was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving following a collision on Parsons Road on Monday evening, which saw a motorcyclist taken to KEMH for treatment.A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:30pm on Monday, May 25th first responders attended a reported collision on Parsons Road in Pembroke near the junction with Fentons... Read more of this article

73 Year Old Taxi Driver Pleads Guilty To DUI

73 Year Old Taxi Driver Pleads Guilty To DUI

Appearing in Magistrates Court yesterday [Apr 21], 73-year-old taxi driver Neville Smith pleaded guilty to driving whilst the level of alcohol in his blood exceeded the legal limit. The Prosecutor told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that Mr Smith had been involved in a collision with another car on Camp Road in Warwick late night on 18th April. Police... Read more of this article

Premier: ‘I Have Every Confidence In Sen Baron’

Premier: ‘I Have Every Confidence In Sen Baron’

Following the recent Court ruling which saw a defendant acquitted of charges of assaulting Senator Jeff Baron, Premier Michael Dunkley said he has “every confidence in Senator Baron’s abilities to conduct his duties.” In August 2014 there was an incident in the parking lot at the Swizzle Inn in Hamilton parish, with the Senator apparently... Read more of this article

Johnston Found Not Guilty Of Assaulting Senator

Johnston Found Not Guilty Of Assaulting Senator

46-year-old Victor Johnston was found not guilty today [Mar 19] of assaulting Senator Jeff Baron, with the Court also acquitting him on all other counts. Mr Johnston had pleaded not guilty to unlawfully assaulting Senator Jeff Baron and causing him bodily harm; and to unlawfully damaging a shirt belonging to Mr. Baron and valued at $88. The incident... Read more of this article

Minister Updates On Roadside Sobriety Testing

Minister Updates On Roadside Sobriety Testing

Minister of Tourism Development & Transport Shawn Crockwell provide an update on the implementation of Roadside Sobriety Testing, saying that the introduction of the handheld testing unit will not require legislative amendments, and the selected handheld testing device is the Drager Alcotest 7510 Unit. Speaking in the House of Assembly on Monday... Read more of this article

Truck Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Wall

Truck Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Wall

A 24-year-old truck driver was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving after crashing his truck into the wall of the Squash Club in Devonshire, which resulted in multiple people — including bystanders — being injured.A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:30pm on Saturday, February 21st first responders attended a reported collision... Read more of this article

Starling: Proposals To Deal With Alcohol Abuse

Starling: Proposals To Deal With Alcohol Abuse

Making the installation of ignition interlock devices mandatory for anyone convicted of alcohol-related offenses, introducing roadside sobriety checks, and expanding the public transportation system to run a minimum service throughout the night, are some of the ideas proposed by Jonathan Starling to combat alcohol abuse. “The Road Safety Summit,... Read more of this article

Driver Arrested After Collision On North Shore

Driver Arrested After Collision On North Shore

[Updated] Emergency services attended a collision on North Shore Road, Shelly Bay in Hamilton Parish early this morning [Feb 14], involving a van and a car.As a result of the collision, the two vehicles involved wound up blocking both lanes, restricting any traffic from flowing on North Shore Road. Although both vehicles sustained damages, we understand... Read more of this article

Court: Drunk Driver Had To Be Tasered Twice

Court: Drunk Driver Had To Be Tasered Twice

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Feb 3], a 29 year old man admitted driving whilst impaired on 18th January 2015 and violently resisting arrest. Dennis Landy admitted driving whilst impaired on 18th January 2015 and violently resisting arrest. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo fined Mr. Landy $1,200 and disqualified him from driving all vehicles... Read more of this article

Weekend Arrests: 7 For DUI, 21 For Warrants

Weekend Arrests: 7 For DUI, 21 For Warrants

Over the past weekend [Jan 31/Feb 1] police officers arrested seven people on suspicion of impaired driving as the Selective Traffic Enforcement Programme [STEP] continues. A police spokesperson said, “Officers also arrested 21 people for outstanding warrants and conducted liquor license checks at various liquor licensed premises throughout the... Read more of this article

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