Category: Court

Man pleads not guilty to beating ex-girlfriend

Man pleads not guilty to beating ex-girlfriend

Grenada native Roger Alexander has denied allegations that he stole from his ex-lover and beat her to the point of physical injury. He pleaded not guilty to the three charges that arose out of the alleged beating – assault occasioning […]

by / on June 14, 2017 at 6:18 AM /
Something came over me, says alleged wife killer

Something came over me, says alleged wife killer

Director of Public Prosecutions Kim Hollis has told the court that, during a police interview, Lennox Da Silva ‘clearly admitted’ to cutting his Jamaican wife’s throat on the ill-fated night of Saturday, June 10, 2017. The 52-year-old native of St […]

by / on June 13, 2017 at 8:40 AM /
More than a Mile -Man leads cops to marijuana farm

More than a Mile -Man leads cops to marijuana farm

While noting the seriousness of the offences brought before her yesterday, Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards ordered Alson Quashie remanded after the 56-year-old farmer pleaded guilty to cultivating 220 marijuana plants. Quashie also pleaded guilty to being in possession of 78.3 […]

by / on June 13, 2017 at 7:00 AM /
USVI man held after cocaine bust at airport in BVI

USVI man held after cocaine bust at airport in BVI

A native of the neighbouring US Virgin Islands (USVI) is on remand at Her Majesty’s Prison following reports that he landed at the Terrence B Lettsome International Airport last week with luggage containing four kilograms of cocaine. Kadeem Jamal Hodge […]

by / on June 12, 2017 at 8:31 AM /
Dirty socks left at burglary scene -George charged

Dirty socks left at burglary scene -George charged

Tyrone George has been charged in relation to a third case of burglary. The prosecution claimed that, in the latest incident that unfolded at Kingston Hill on Tortola in 2012, the accused left his used socks at the crime scene. […]

by / on June 9, 2017 at 1:06 PM /
I was in a bad situation, says woman on theft charge

I was in a bad situation, says woman on theft charge

Defence attorney Jamal Smith has told the court that his client Denise Stanley was not being paid ‘consistently’ by her employers when she stole cash she had received on behalf of her workplace. The court previously heard that Stanley stole […]

by / on June 8, 2017 at 4:38 PM /
Man fondles woman through window, court hears

Man fondles woman through window, court hears

A man accused of groping a woman through her bedroom window was hauled before the Magistrate’s Court yesterday, June 7. Twenty-nine-year-old Keithroy Joseph pleaded not guilty to indecent assault. Allegations are that, some time last month, the complainant was in […]

by / on June 8, 2017 at 8:15 AM /
DNA links George to another burglary

DNA links George to another burglary

The Magistrate’s Court has been told that a DNA report has tied Tyrone George to yet another burglary that happened more than five years ago. Just last year, Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-DaBreo ordered George to serve18 months in prison, suspended for […]

by / on June 7, 2017 at 12:46 PM /
Man found guilty of incest

Man found guilty of incest

British Virgin Islands native Frandi Thomas has been convicted of four counts of incest – sexual intercourse with a person to whom he is closely related. A nine-member jury found the Tortola resident guilty in the High Court on Friday, […]

by / on June 7, 2017 at 8:00 AM /
Extradition hearing adjourned; journalists locked out

Extradition hearing adjourned; journalists locked out

Earl ‘Bob’ Hodge and former Customs Officer Roberto ‘Tico’ Hodge were today called before the Magistrate’s Court for the official start of their extradition hearing involving the United States Justice Department. The Department is making a fresh attempt to have […]

by / on June 6, 2017 at 12:41 PM /