Category: Court

Teen gets one year for stealing, torching scooter

Teen gets one year for stealing, torching scooter

James Leonard Jr, who was convicted for stealing and torching another man’s motor scooter, has been sentenced to 12 months in prison. Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards also ordered the 19-year-old offender to pay $2,000 in compensation to the scooted owner […]

by / on February 10, 2017 at 8:22 AM /
$5K fine for marijuana, suspected stolen phones

$5K fine for marijuana, suspected stolen phones

A 29-year-old man who police found with two ‘stolen’ cellular phones and a quantity of marijuana has been slapped with nearly $5,000 in fines and compensation in the Magistrate’s Court. Seantroy Hanley was charged with possession of goods reasonably suspected […]

by / on February 10, 2017 at 7:32 AM /
Motorist who bites cop fined over $9K after 5 years

Motorist who bites cop fined over $9K after 5 years

Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards slapped Jahnoy Walters with a $9,250 penalty in the Magistrate’s Court today in relation to seven offences for which he was convicted. Walters, who reportedly bit a police officer, was also charged for wounding, resisting arrest, […]

by / on February 9, 2017 at 2:22 PM /
Man who beats cop in court to pay $300

Man who beats cop in court to pay $300

An impassioned explanation detailing why he assaulted a police officer inside the courtroom last September is what partly spared Kevin Tyson further imprisonment when he was brought before the Magistrate’s Court today. Tyson was charged with assault causing actual bodily […]

by / on February 9, 2017 at 2:21 PM /
How taxi-man allegedly had sex with minor

How taxi-man allegedly had sex with minor

Akeem Sebastian, the taxi operator who is accused of having sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of consent (16 years), has been granted bail. Magistrate Jack Husbands offered Sebastian $40,000 signed bail yesterday under the condition that he […]

by / on February 9, 2017 at 8:00 AM /
Scatliffe punished for breaching protection order

Scatliffe punished for breaching protection order

Clifton Scatliffe yesterday received a stern warning while being fined the maximum $5,000 for breaching a protection order for him to stay away from his sister. He pledged to pay $1,000 of the total fine upfront, and was ordered to […]

by / on February 9, 2017 at 7:37 AM /
Man harms another with cutlass

Man harms another with cutlass

A native of the neighbouring US Virgin Islands who reportedly attacked another man with a cutlass was remanded in custody yesterday when he appeared in a British Virgin Islands court. Moments earlier, Treh Williams pleaded guilty to assault causing actual […]

by / on February 8, 2017 at 9:10 AM /
Motorist to pay big bucks after serious crash

Motorist to pay big bucks after serious crash

A motorist will have to pay more than $100,000 in compensation after the vehicle he was driving became involved in a serious accident on January 30, 2012. The High Court heard that the victim, Kim Russell Romney, ‘suffered severe injuries’ […]

by / on February 8, 2017 at 7:50 AM /
Dangerous overtaking – Woman sentenced

Dangerous overtaking – Woman sentenced

East End resident Shamika Bute yesterday pleaded guilty to dangerous driving in relation to a two-vehicle crash that left all parties involved hospitalized. Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste DaBreo fined Bute $400 for the offence. She has until next week to pay […]

by / on February 8, 2017 at 7:24 AM /
Citizen sentenced to one year for illegal entry

Citizen sentenced to one year for illegal entry

Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards fined and jailed a Jost Van Dyke resident who pleaded guilty to three counts of illegal entry. In addition to a $2,000 fine to be paid forthwith, Dexter Donovan was sentenced to one year at Her […]

by / on February 7, 2017 at 2:54 PM /