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Court: Man Charged With Sexual Assault

Court: Man Charged With Sexual Assault

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 52-year-old man was charged with sexually assaulting two women. The defendant was granted bail at $10,000 with surety, ordered to report to Hamilton Police Station every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and have no contact with the alleged victims. He was ordered to appear at the January Supreme Court Arraignments. [Note:... Read more of this article

Court: 34-Year-Old Man Charged With Murder

Court: 34-Year-Old Man Charged With Murder

Appearing in Magistrates Court today, a 34-year-old man was remanded in custody after being charged with the murder of Edmund John Flood. Keivon Scott was charged with the murder of Edmund John Flood  on a date unknown between 30 September 2016 and 2nd October 2016, Mr Flood, 55, was found dead at a Paget residence on October 2nd, 2016. As the charges... Read more of this article

Court: Man Disqualified After Crashing Into Tree

Court: Man Disqualified After Crashing Into Tree

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 30-year-old man pleaded guilty to refusing to take a breathalyzer test following a collision earlier this month. Bogdan-Dan Datcu pleaded not guilty to driving whilst impaired, but pleaded guilty to refusing to take the breathalyzer test. He was fined $1,200 and disqualified from driving all vehicles for the next 18... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged With Cannabis Possession

Court: Man Charged With Cannabis Possession

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 20-year-old man denied charges of possessing cannabis, a scale and cash that was the proceeds of criminal activity. Kethyio Whitehurst, was charged with being in an Increased Penalty Zone and possessing cannabis; possessing a digital scale that was fitted for and intended for use with the illegal substance; and possessing... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Assault & Stealing Chocolate

Court: Man Denies Assault & Stealing Chocolate

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 52-year-old man denied stealing soda, candy, chocolate and tuna fish, and also denied a charge of assaulting someone. Kevin Webb pleaded not guilty to stealing Coca-Cola, Cadbury chocolate and candy from a store on 1st October; and stealing four cans of tuna fish from a store on 23rd November. Along with the stealing... Read more of this article

Supreme Court Orders $826,000 To Be Forfeited

Supreme Court Orders $826,000 To Be Forfeited

The Supreme Court ordered the forfeiture of $826,000, with the police saying they “view this fantastic result as sending a strong message to criminal organizations” that they “will use every opportunity to take the profit away from criminals.” A police spokesperson said, “On Tuesday 22nd November, 2016 the Supreme Court ordered... Read more of this article

Court: Woman Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Police

Court: Woman Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Police

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 28-year-old woman was fined $3,800 after pleading guilty to offences including assaulting police. Ms Lakeva Camara was convicted of assaulting police and causing them bodily harm, resisting arrest and of behaving so as to cause a breach of the peace. All offences took place on Front Street on the night of 19th November.... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Persistently Phoning Woman

Court: Man Denies Persistently Phoning Woman

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 45-year-old man denied that he persistently telephoned a woman. Maurice Harvey denied that between February and May 2016, without reasonable cause, he persistently telephoned a woman. Harvey was given a trial date in December, granted $3,000 bail, and ordered to have no contact with the woman. [Note: Due to legal reasons... Read more of this article

Court: 25-Year-Old Admits Possessing Cannabis

Court: 25-Year-Old Admits Possessing Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 25-year-old man admitted that he possessed cannabis and a boxcutter. The Crown Prosecutor told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that in April 2016, at the junction of Court and Dundonald Streets, police had witnessed a hand-to-hand transaction between Jah-Fari Flood another man. Police stopped Flood, and on searching him,... Read more of this article

Court: Teen Pleads Guilty To Obstructing Police

Court: Teen Pleads Guilty To Obstructing Police

Appearing in Magistrates Court, 19-year-old Brandon Lopes pleaded guilty to driving dangerously, failing to stop for police, and obstructing police in the execution of their duties. The Crown Prosecutor told the Magistrate that police had seen Lopes driving erratically and had eventually stopped him, but only after Lopes had collided with another vehicle. Lopes... Read more of this article

Court: 64-Yr-Old Woman Admits Damaging Car

Court: 64-Yr-Old Woman Admits Damaging Car

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Nov 14], Carla Eve, 64 admitted that she unlawfully damaged a car’s wiper blades and arms, causing $150 damage. The Crown Prosecutor told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that on 18th May 2016, the Bailiff came to Ms Eve’s residence to evict her from that residence. After the Bailiff had carried out the eviction,... Read more of this article

Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Armed Robberies

Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Armed Robberies

Appearing in the Supreme Court Arraignments session today  [Nov 1], a 40-year-old man was remanded in custody after pleading guilty to charges involving armed robberies. Tio Weeks pleaded guilty to robbing Pasta Basta on two occasions, and to robbing the Wok; and doing so whilst using a firearm. The three robberies took place on 13 March, and 25 and... Read more of this article

Court: Woman Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Sister

Court: Woman Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Sister

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Oct 27], a woman was granted bail after she admitted assaulting and stealing from her sister. Katrina Every pleaded guilty to assaulting her sister and stealing $120 from her, with both offences occurring in August of this year. The Crown Prosecutor told Magistrate Archie Warner that Ms Every had previously asked... Read more of this article