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Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Threatening Words

Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Threatening Words

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 50-year-old man pleaded guilty to uttering threatening words and using threatening behavior towards an employee at the Salvation Army Harbour Light facility. Stanley Davis pleaded guilty to two charges of uttering threatening words and one charge of using threatening behavior towards another man who was an employee... Read more of this article

Court: Two Men Charged With Assaulting Man

Court: Two Men Charged With Assaulting Man

Appearing in Magistrates Court, two men were charged with assaulting another man with the intent to do grievous bodily harm. 31-year-old Jahki Dillas and 33-year-old Dejean Smith were charged with unlawfully assaulting another man with the intent to do grievous bodily harm. Dillas alone was charged with unlawfully assaulting the man. Both charges stem... Read more of this article

Mother And Son Convicted In Supreme Court

Mother And Son Convicted In Supreme Court

On Friday, a 55-year-old mother and her 26-year-old son were convicted in the Supreme Court, with the pair set to be sentenced at a later date. “Damon Morris [26 years old] and Denise Morris [55 years old] both of Paget Parish, were put on trial on 21st November 2016, and the trial finished with the verdicts on Friday 13th January 2016 after 7... Read more of this article

Court: 58-Year-Old Charged With Sexual Assault

Court: 58-Year-Old Charged With Sexual Assault

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Jan 16], a 58-year-old man was charged with a series of sexual assaults on a young male with the actions alleged to have occurred between 1975 and 1979. The charges alleged four acts of indecent assaults and three of gross indecency. The matter was indictable and will go to the Supreme Court with the man ordered... Read more of this article

Court: 82-Year-Old Fined For Threatening Words

Court: 82-Year-Old Fined For Threatening Words

Appearing in Magistrates Court, an 82-year-old man was fined $300 after admitting that he had uttered threatening words to a Traffic Warden. The Crown’s evidence was that, in St George’s in July 2016, Leon Tacklyn had told the Traffic Warden, “I’ve been watching you. Better watch your back. I’m going to get you. Better watch your back.” Related... Read more of this article

Court: Men Plead Guilty Taking Part In A Fight

Court: Men Plead Guilty Taking Part In A Fight

Appearing in Magistrates Court, 25-year-old Clarke Fox and 25-year-old Alzado Minks-Cole pleaded guilty to taking part in a fight on Parliament Street in Hamilton. The Crown’s evidence was that the two men had been seen fighting on Front Street with their activity moving on to Parliament Street. Police intervened, separated them, and arrested both. Magistrate... Read more of this article

Court: 52-Year-Old Asks For Supreme Court Trial

Court: 52-Year-Old Asks For Supreme Court Trial

52-year-old Edmund Smith appeared in Magistrate’s Court for the third time and asked that the two charges against him be sent for trial in the Supreme Court. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo acceded to Mr Smith’s request and ordered him to attend the February Arraignments. Smith had originally been charged with assaulting a police officer and... Read more of this article

Court: Woman Charged With Wounding A Man

Court: Woman Charged With Wounding A Man

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 10], a 25-year-old woman was charged with wounding a man. Ms Janea Lowe did not have to plead as her case will be dealt with in the Supreme Court. The first charge against her was that in Devonshire, on 9th January 2017, she unlawfully wounded a man. The second was that on Loyal Hill in Devonshire, without... Read more of this article

Court: Two Charged With Importing Fentanyl

Court: Two Charged With Importing Fentanyl

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Jan 5], two people from Canada were remanded into custody after facing indictable charges relating to allegedly importing the drug Fentanyl. 25-year-old Ms Jacqueline Robinson and 35-year-old Craig Lawrence, both of Ontario Canada, were not required to plead. They were charged with, between a date unknown and December... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Assaulting Police Officer

Court: Man Denies Assaulting Police Officer

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Dec 21], a 52-year-old man denied assaulting a police officer during the protest outside the House of Assembly on December 2nd. Edmund Smith was originally charged earlier this month, and the Court had ordered that he be evaluated to see if he was fit to stand trial. It was determined he was, so he re-appeared in... Read more of this article

Court: Woman Charged With Causing Death

Court: Woman Charged With Causing Death

Appearing in Magistrates Court today [Dec 13], Madeline Santucci was charged with causing the death of 14-year-old Dennikia Lambert by driving without due care and attention. Ms Santucci was not required to enter a plea because the matter can only be dealt with in the Supreme Court. Ms Santucci, 63, was charged with causing the death of Dennikia... Read more of this article

Court: Two Women Deny Importing Cannabis

Court: Two Women Deny Importing Cannabis

Two women from Canada appeared in Magistrates Court today [Dec 13] where they were charged with conspiring with others to import cannabis, which was said to be worth over $544,000. 29-year-old Amanda Huggins and 28-year-old Mekeela Lye were charged with conspiring with others to import cannabis, which was alleged to have been between a date unknown... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Touching Young Girl

Court: Man Denies Touching Young Girl

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 43-year-old man pleaded not guilty to multiple charges involving sexual offences with a young girl. The charges alleged that between a date unknown in June 2014 and September 2014, he had shown offensive material of a sexual nature to the girl. That between June 2014 and August 2015, as a person in a position of trust,... Read more of this article