Category: Court

Gumbs boycotts court

Gumbs boycotts court

Carlos Gumbs has boycotted the Magistrate’s Court. That was the information relayed to the court yesterday (March 8) when a three-year-old matter involving Gumbs was called up for trial. Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards was told that Gumbs has refused to […]

by / on March 9, 2017 at 7:19 AM /
Woman in court for allegedly making death threat

Woman in court for allegedly making death threat

Evon Witter, a Jamaican woman living in Purcell Estate on Tortola, has been brought before the Magistrate’s Court for allegedly making death threats. She was granted $40,000 bail during her appearance before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards this month. Allegations read […]

by / on March 9, 2017 at 5:05 AM /
Masa pleads at ‘sex tape’ trial – Cop testifies

Masa pleads at ‘sex tape’ trial – Cop testifies

The British Virgin Islands’ first trial surrounding the posting of alleged obscene image on social networking site Facebook got underway today (March 7), moments after the accused Ramoamasagana ‘Masa’ Pemberton pleaded not guilty to obscene publication. Pemberton, a well-known social […]

by / on March 8, 2017 at 5:20 PM /
Gun expert testifies as USVI men face court in BVI

Gun expert testifies as USVI men face court in BVI

Police firearm expert Durville Carty was called to testify in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday in the case against a boat captain and a passenger who were arrested last November in relation to a firearm seized in the British Virgin Islands […]

by / on March 8, 2017 at 12:57 PM /
Blood trail leads to 62-year-old ex-convict

Blood trail leads to 62-year-old ex-convict

A 62-year-old man who allegedly suffered injuries while burglarising a couple’s home in December last year was denied bail in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday, March 7. Sydney Varlack Malone was nabbed by police because of DNA evidence reportedly left at […]

by / on March 8, 2017 at 8:50 AM /
Man who uses marijuana for ‘seizures’ fined $2,500

Man who uses marijuana for ‘seizures’ fined $2,500

Devaughn Callwood who previously told the court he used marijuana to prevent ‘seizures’ was fined $2,500 in the Magistrate’s Court today, March 7. The West End resident opted to pay the sum before the end of the day. Senior Magistrate […]

by / on March 7, 2017 at 9:14 AM /
Weeping man begs magistrate not to revoke bail

Weeping man begs magistrate not to revoke bail

“Your Honour, please, please! Please Ma’am. Miss DaBreo, please! Miss DaBreo!” That was how Kevern Leonard begged when Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-DaBreo this month revoked the bail she had offered him some four months ago. Leonard’s plea for bail was shortly […]

by / on March 7, 2017 at 8:49 AM /
Man accused of trying to buy sex, dissing cops

Man accused of trying to buy sex, dissing cops

A man, who allegedly tried to enter a woman’s apartment after soliciting sex from her, has denied the allegations made against him. Olis John this week also pleaded not guilty to disorderly conduct in a police station, and using indecent […]

by / on March 3, 2017 at 7:33 AM /
Law student admits to stealing $44K from cop

Law student admits to stealing $44K from cop

Shekima Lettsome-Joseph, who reportedly stole $44,500 from a client while she was a real estate agent in 2015, pleaded guilty to the offence in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday, March 1. The 32-year-old pleaded guilty to theft, and operating a business […]

by / on March 2, 2017 at 7:07 AM /
Graham fined $1K after badly beating wife

Graham fined $1K after badly beating wife

A man who reportedly beat his wife in public more than two years ago escaped direct imprisonment when he appeared in the Magistrate’s Court today, February 28. Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-DaBreo fined Liston Graham $1,000 after noting positive reviews from a […]

by / on February 28, 2017 at 3:45 PM /