Category: Court

Scatliffe to get counselling after allegedly assaulting husband in Road Town

Scatliffe to get counselling after allegedly assaulting husband in Road Town

Cherise Scatliffe, who is accused of assaulting her husband during a confrontation in Road Town, has been granted $20,000 bail and ordered to seek counselling through the programme called LOVE (Ladies of Victory and Empowerment). She was brought before the […]

by / on October 21, 2014 at 8:00 AM /
Men deny removing snacks from Trellis Bay Market

Men deny removing snacks from Trellis Bay Market

Two men who allegedly broke into the Trellis Bay Market on Beef Island and stole a number of electronic items and snacks told the court on Friday morning that Cheetos and Ribenas were never part of the alleged loot. Rondell […]

by / on October 17, 2014 at 4:59 PM /
No lobster and steak at prison – Inmate urges young women to avoid crime

No lobster and steak at prison – Inmate urges young women to avoid crime

A woman serving a 10-year prison sentence for manslaughter has given a horrid description of life within the walls of Her Majesty’s Prison, Balsam Ghut. “People talking about we eating lobster, and steak, and shrimp [at prison]; that’s not true.  […]

by / on October 17, 2014 at 9:18 AM /
Man threatens to shoot owner of Myett’s, prosecution claims

Man threatens to shoot owner of Myett’s, prosecution claims

A man, who allegedly threatened to shoot the owner of Myett’s restaurant after accusing him of carrying information to the police, denied the allegations when he was brought before the Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday (October 15). Carlos Gumbs pleaded not […]

by / on October 16, 2014 at 11:00 AM /
DPP office again laments budget cut, spends $18K less on travel

DPP office again laments budget cut, spends $18K less on travel

For at least two years straight, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) has raised grave concern about the amount of funds it is being allocated by the government as a result of ‘severe’ austerity measures, adding that […]

by / on October 15, 2014 at 1:07 PM /
Farmer upset over pace of two-year marijuana case

Farmer upset over pace of two-year marijuana case

A farmer who has been waiting for over two years to know his fate regarding a marijuana possession charge has expressed his dissatisfaction over the slow pace of the case. Michael Lloyd was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after […]

by / on October 14, 2014 at 2:56 PM /
Hospital worker recalls being beaten over alleged love triangle

Hospital worker recalls being beaten over alleged love triangle

An employee of Peebles Hospital gave details in the Magistrate’s Court on Monday of how she was brutally beaten by another female as she slept in bed with a man it turned out she was seemingly sharing with the attacker. […]

by / on October 13, 2014 at 1:56 PM /
Woman slapped near bank, court hears

Woman slapped near bank, court hears

Manuel McKelly has denied allegations that he grabbed a Spanish-speaking woman by the neck and threw her to the ground during an argument over money while in the vicinity of Banco Popular in Road Town last December. McKelly, who is […]

by / on October 10, 2014 at 9:05 AM /
Former ferry employee fined $5K

Former ferry employee fined $5K

A former employee of Smith’s Ferry, Colin Sinclair, has been ordered to pay a fine of $5,000 by the end of January next year or serve six months in prison. Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-DaBreo made the ruling when Sinclair appeared at […]

by / on October 10, 2014 at 9:00 AM /
Blood at crime scene leads to guilty plea

Blood at crime scene leads to guilty plea

“You done catch me lying; just charge me,” Jovanie Richardson told police shortly after he was furnished with DNA evidence which proved that a blood sample taken from a crime scene belongs to him. The revelation was made when Richardson appeared in […]

by / on October 9, 2014 at 2:53 PM /