Category: Court

Prince in ‘hammer attack’ claims he is victim

Prince in ‘hammer attack’ claims he is victim

A man from West End, who is before the court for assault and using a hammer as a weapon, has claimed that he is the true victim in a longstanding dispute he has been having with the complainant in the […]

by / on July 20, 2017 at 9:06 AM /
Gov’t misses out on more than $30K

Gov’t misses out on more than $30K

Though Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards has found Cayma Nibbs guilty of illegal entry and failure to declare more than $30,000 to Customs, that money will not be forfeited to the State. “Forfeiture is clearly not on the table,” the senior […]

by / on July 20, 2017 at 9:00 AM /
Man accused of beating woman for password

Man accused of beating woman for password

A man who is accused of badly beating his girlfriend for her to disclose her cellular phone password has appeared before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards. Tifern Henley, 35, pleaded not guilty to assault occasioning actual bodily harm. The prosecution alleged […]

by / on July 19, 2017 at 12:03 PM /
Youngster fined $300 after completing rehab

Youngster fined $300 after completing rehab

After hearing that Fat Hog’s Bay resident Keshawn Baronville has completed his drug rehab sessions successfully, Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards fined him $300 for marijuana possession. She ordered the offender to pay the sum or serve 30 days at Her […]

by / on July 19, 2017 at 6:30 AM /
It wasn’t me – Man contradicts about 21 immigrants

It wasn’t me – Man contradicts about 21 immigrants

Contrary to the word of some 21 illegal immigrants who named him as the person who smuggled them into the British Virgin Islands, Luc Eloi has declared that he was just another boat passenger on the day in question. That […]

by / on July 18, 2017 at 3:57 PM /
Woman blocks road to beat woman, court hears

Woman blocks road to beat woman, court hears

A woman who allegedly blocked a roadway with her vehicle in order to corner another female into a beating has been called before the Magistrate’s Court. Forty-five-year-old Loraine Callwood from Cane Garden Bay, who appeared before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards […]

by / on July 18, 2017 at 8:51 AM /
Magistrate tells man to substitute marijuana

Magistrate tells man to substitute marijuana

A young man who claimed he has metal affixed to one of his feet has told Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards that he uses marijuana to ease his pain and stress. “You need to learn other ways to deal with your […]

by / on July 18, 2017 at 7:28 AM /
Robbers sentenced -Contractor had sleepless nights

Robbers sentenced -Contractor had sleepless nights

Two natives of the neighbouring US Virgin Islands have been sentenced respectively to three years, and three-and-half years in prison for robbing a contractor at gunpoint last year on Tortola, British Virgin Islands. Shaqkil Roberts and Shamori Richardson were sentenced […]

by / on July 17, 2017 at 8:13 AM /
Man confesses in court but pleads not guilty

Man confesses in court but pleads not guilty

Though admitting to Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards that he attacked another man last December, 38 year-old Great Habour resident Marvin Chinnery pleaded not guilty to the charges against him. He is charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and being […]

by / on July 17, 2017 at 6:14 AM /
GUILTY: Money came from criminality!

GUILTY: Money came from criminality!

Trinidad and Tobago natives Rachelle Emrith and Allan Birju have admitted that the total US$67,538 found in their possession at a British Virgin Islands airport is the proceeds of criminal activity. They made the confession while answered to charges in […]

by / on July 14, 2017 at 3:41 PM /