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‘There Is Nothing Excessive About The Sentence’

‘There Is Nothing Excessive About The Sentence’

The Court has dismissed an appeal by Detre Ford — who was sentenced to 12 years after being convicted of aggravated burglary and possession of a prohibited weapon — saying “there is nothing excessive about the sentence of 12 years imprisonment.”The ruling said, “On 17th May, 2017 the Appellant, Detre Ford, was convicted of the offence... Read more of this article

‘Successful Prosecution Of The Perpetrators’

‘Successful Prosecution Of The Perpetrators’

Following the recent sentences handed down for defendants convicted of murder, firearm offences and burglary, the police thanked members of the public “who had the courage to come forward and give evidence” as well as all those who “worked tirelessly to bring all the evidence together for successful prosecution of the perpetrators.” Detective... Read more of this article

Court: Two Charged After Armed Home Invasion

Court: Two Charged After Armed Home Invasion

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 5] two men were charged in connection with the armed home invasion that occurred in the Barracks Close, St George’s area last week. 21-year-old Wakeem Philpott and 23-year-old Detre Ford were charged with trespassing whilst possessing a firearm and also with being in possession of a firearm. Philpott,... Read more of this article

Two Males Arrested & Gun Seized In St George’s

Two Males Arrested & Gun Seized In St George’s

Two males have been arrested and what is believed to be a firearm has been seized following a home invasion in St George’s this afternoon [July 1] in which the police said the homeowner “challenged” the suspects, hence they could not get on their “awaiting motorcycle.” Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “At... Read more of this article

17-Year-Old Denies Courtroom Escapade

17-Year-Old Denies Courtroom Escapade

17-year-old Wakeem Philpott will remain in custody after pleading not guilty in yesterday’s [Aug 9] Plea Court to four charges stemming from an incident on Tuesday [Aug 7] in Magistrate’s Court #4. Philpott, at the time in custody in the prisoner’s enclosure inside the Courtroom, is alleged to have broken out of the enclosure, run through... Read more of this article