Hashtag: #MagistratesAndSupremeCourt

Court: 44-Year-Old Jailed For Importing Cannabis

Court: 44-Year-Old Jailed For Importing Cannabis

Appearing in Magistrates Court today, a 44-year-old man was sentenced to 3 years in prison after admitting importing over 5,000 grams of cannabis. Damion Smith asked if he could change his earlier plea of not guilty, which Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe allowed. Smith then plead guilty to importing over 5,000 grams of cannabis through the airport on... Read more of this article

Court: Woman Denies Stealing Over $18,000

Court: Woman Denies Stealing Over $18,000

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 22], a 43-year-old woman denied stealing over $18,000 from the PW Group of Companies Ms Keva Giles pleaded not guilty to stealing $18,691 from the PW Group of Companies between a date or dates unknown in March 2016 and June 2016. Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe set trial for February 2017 and granted bail at... Read more of this article

Court: Sex Offender Jailed For Nine More Months

Court: Sex Offender Jailed For Nine More Months

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 21], a 30-year-old convicted sex offender — who is presently incarcerated — was sentenced to nine months in prison after being convicted of stabbing another prisoner in the eye with a pen. Merrick Seaman had admitted stabbing the man during an altercation in July 2015 that was caused by a disagreement... Read more of this article

Court: Man Admits Shoplifting With Special Bag

Court: Man Admits Shoplifting With Special Bag

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 21], a 33-year-old man admitted shoplifting, with the Court hearing he had an aluminum foil lined bag that was designed to try and conceal goods and avoid detection by security systems. Romanian national Paul Vasiliniuc pleaded guilty to shoplifting and possessing a bag that was specially prepared to conceal... Read more of this article

Court: 36-Year-Old Man Denies Cannabis Charge

Court: 36-Year-Old Man Denies Cannabis Charge

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 36-year-old man denied possessing cannabis that was intended for supply,  as well as a digital scale and a grinder. Sean Fubler pleaded not guilty to the charges under the Misuse of Drugs Act with all stemming from a police intervention in December 2015. Fubler denied possessing cannabis that was intended for supply,... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Sending Menacing Message

Court: Man Denies Sending Menacing Message

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Sept 20], a 26-year-old man sending a menacing phone message to a female earlier this year. Mikhail Butterfield denied a single charge of sending a menacing phone message in May 2016. The charge set out that he had told the female recipient “If I can’t have you, I’ll motherf******  kill... Read more of this article

Court: Man Sentenced To 15 Months In Prison

Court: Man Sentenced To 15 Months In Prison

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 41-year-old man was sentenced to 15 months in prison after admitting stealing jewelry and cash from a Southampton residence . Vincent Burch admitted that he stole jewelry and cash from a Southampton residence on 14th September. The Crown Prosecutor told Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo that the homeowner’s home alarm... Read more of this article

Court: 80-Year-Old Denies Threatening Words

Court: 80-Year-Old Denies Threatening Words

Appearing in Magistrates Court, an 80-year-old man was granted bail after he denied uttering threatening words. Leon Tacklyn pleaded not guilty to uttering threatening words to another person in July 2016. The charge alleged that in St George’s, Mr Tacklyn had said to that person: “I’ve been watching you. Gonna’ get you one of... Read more of this article

Court: 29-Year-Old Denies Possessing Cocaine

Court: 29-Year-Old Denies Possessing Cocaine

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 16], a 29-year-old man denied importing and possessing cocaine, with the Court hearing the the cocaine was alleged to be worth some $131,000. Pembroke resident Cal-Lee Wray pleaded not guilty to importing and possessing cocaine in St George’s in March of this year. The Crown Prosecutor told Senior Magistrate... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Intruding On Privacy Of Girl

Court: Man Denies Intruding On Privacy Of Girl

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 25-year-old man denied that in July of this year, he had intruded on the privacy of a girl so as to offend her, and did offend her. The Crown Prosecutor told Senior Magistrate Juan Wolffe that the girl was fifteen. The Senior Magistrate set trial for January 2017, ordered that the man, who cannot be named at this stage... Read more of this article

Court: 54-Year-Old Charged With Sexual Assault

Court: 54-Year-Old Charged With Sexual Assault

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Sept 15], a 54-year old man denied trespassing and sexually assaulting a woman. The defendant denied that  in July, he had trespassed in a residence with the intent to commit a sexual assault and had sexually assaulted a woman. Magistrate Archie Warner set trial for January 2017, and ordered that the man, who... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Stealing Fendi Roma Bag

Court: Man Denies Stealing Fendi Roma Bag

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a senior citizen denied stealing a designer handbag from a Front Street store. Sinclair Fox pleaded not guilty to stealing a Fendi Roma handbag valued at just over $1,600 from a store on Front Street in Hamilton. He also denied that he had stolen a Santander [UK bank] debit card that belonged to another person. Mr Fox... Read more of this article

Court: Man Fined $1K For Assaulting Bus Driver

Court: Man Fined $1K For Assaulting Bus Driver

Appearing in Magistrates Court today, a 35-year-old man was fined $1,000 after he admitted assaulting a bus driver. Eamonn Gibbons admitted that on 13th August he had unlawfully assaulted the bus driver, with the Court hearing the incident began over his fare. The Crown Prosecutor told the Senior Magistrate that Mr Gibbons, accompanied by a young child,... Read more of this article