Category: Court

Man sentenced to 6 months for cutlass attack

Man sentenced to 6 months for cutlass attack

Treh Williams has been sentenced to six months imprisonment for assault occasioning actual bodily harm, and another six months imprisonment for being armed with an offensive weapon. Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards ordered that both sentences run concurrently (at the same […]

by / on February 17, 2017 at 7:57 AM /
Pregnant woman fined; steals co-worker’s phone

Pregnant woman fined; steals co-worker’s phone

A pregnant woman who stole her co-worker’s $1,000 cellular phone four days after he purchased it has been fined $3,000 for theft. Nineteen-year-old Khalisha Stoutt will serve six months in prison if she does not pay the fine by August […]

by / on February 16, 2017 at 7:58 AM /
Woman burglar gets 9-month suspended sentence

Woman burglar gets 9-month suspended sentence

The 28-year-old woman who burgled her ex-roommate’s house and stole nearly $9,000 has been handed a nine-month suspended sentence in the Magistrate’s Court. Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards ordered that the sentence be suspended for two years. That effectively means the […]

by / on February 15, 2017 at 12:47 PM /
BVI men get bail amid fight to block extradition

BVI men get bail amid fight to block extradition

A magistrate in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has offered bail to two men who the United States is seeking to extradite in relation to alleged drug running. They are Earl ‘Bob’ Hodge and former Customs officer Robert ‘Tico’ Harrigan. […]

by / on February 14, 2017 at 2:07 PM /
Expat cop picking on me, Gumbs tells court

Expat cop picking on me, Gumbs tells court

Carlos Gumbs who is facing a burglary charge has accused an expat cop of picking on him only because of his criminal history. Gumbs claimed that he is hurt that he was being victimized by the officer, especially considering that […]

by / on February 14, 2017 at 9:27 AM /
Woman to pay $6,500 for beating cop, handyman

Woman to pay $6,500 for beating cop, handyman

Melicia Bodkin, who was convicted for seriously assaulting a police officer and a handyman during separate unprovoked attacks, was slapped with a $6,500 penalty in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday. The 28-year-old is convicted of two counts of assault occasioning actual […]

by / on February 14, 2017 at 7:50 AM /
Man badly beats woman over photos, court hears

Man badly beats woman over photos, court hears

A Grenadian man, who is accused of beating and stealing from his ex-lover after he searched her mobile phone and found photos that were not to his liking, has been put on $60,000 bail. Roger Alexander is facing charges of […]

by / on February 13, 2017 at 9:21 AM /
Frett accused of dousing woman with beer

Frett accused of dousing woman with beer

Long Look resident Kadeem Frett has been called before the Magistrate’s Court for allegedly dousing a woman with beer. He pleaded not guilty to the offence when he appeared before Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-DaBreo this morning. Allegations are that, on July […]

by / on February 13, 2017 at 7:59 AM /
Man uses ‘bad words’ in court after $700 fine

Man uses ‘bad words’ in court after $700 fine

Two British Virgin Islands citizens who stole roughly $29 worth of alcohol from a Fine Foods store have been fined a combined total of $1,700 in the Magistrate’s Court. However, one of the offenders who apparently did not like the […]

by / on February 13, 2017 at 7:55 AM /
Court to make ‘bail’ decision in drug case Monday

Court to make ‘bail’ decision in drug case Monday

A magistrate in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) will decide on Monday (February 13) if Earl ‘Bob’ Hodge and former Customs officer Robert ‘Tico’ Harrigan will be granted bail. The men, who United States authorities want in relation to alleged […]

by / on February 11, 2017 at 7:54 AM /