Category: Court

Man dumps girlfriend’s clothes

Man dumps girlfriend’s clothes

A native of Dominica, who allegedly dumped his girlfriend’s clothing among the garbage after he woke up and realized that she was not home, has had his bail amount reduced to $5,000. George Anthony pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct when […]

by / on November 3, 2014 at 7:58 AM /
King found guilty in money matter, fined $3K

King found guilty in money matter, fined $3K

Leon King will be carted off back to Her Majesty’s Prison if he is unable to pay a fine of $3,000 within the next three days. He was found guilty in the Magistrate’s Court on Tortola today (October 31) after […]

by / on October 31, 2014 at 11:33 AM /
Man pushed cop during festival, court hears

Man pushed cop during festival, court hears

A man who allegedly pushed a police officer in the chest after he (the police) tried to quell a fight has been brought before the Magistrate’s Court on a charge of assault. Roland Simon pleaded not guilty in relation to […]

by / on October 31, 2014 at 8:30 AM /
Two freed, one guilty in gun case

Two freed, one guilty in gun case

Shaun Williams, who was arrested in 2012 during a gun and drug bust along with Mustafa Claxton, Jose Christopher and the now deceased Chaim Todman, was found guilty of illegal possession of firearm on yesterday (October 30). Williams was sentenced […]

by / on October 31, 2014 at 8:29 AM /
Duo fined $2K for illegal gun

Duo fined $2K for illegal gun

Kai DeCastro and Keon Leonard made a mockery of the law when they both made ‘blanket denials’ of certain details surrounding an illegal firearm for which they were both found guilty and then handed a non-custodial sentence in the Magistrate’s […]

by / on October 30, 2014 at 1:08 PM /
Cops file appeal, fined $2K in beating case

Cops file appeal, fined $2K in beating case

Defence attorney Richard Rowe said he has filed an application to appeal the guilty verdict against the two police officers who were sentenced today (October 30) after recently being found guilty of beating teenager Brandon George. The attorney, who is […]

by / on October 30, 2014 at 10:42 AM /
UPDATE: Colaire gets 15 months for ‘old gun’

UPDATE: Colaire gets 15 months for ‘old gun’

Edmond Colaire will spend 15 months in prison for an ‘old gun’ which was found this year when police executed a search warrant at his Belmont Estate residence on Tortola. He was sentenced by Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-DaBreo on Wednesday, October […]

by / on October 29, 2014 at 10:19 AM /
I wasn’t in two places at once, alleged burglar tells court

I wasn’t in two places at once, alleged burglar tells court

A man who has denied breaking into Kaunda’s Kysy Tropix on Virgin Gorda has told the Magistrate’s Court that it was impossible for him to have been in two different places at the same time. “I [am] admitting to what […]

by / on October 29, 2014 at 7:04 AM /
Doctor under pressure over speed

Doctor under pressure over speed

A medical doctor came under pressure in the Magistrate’s Court on Monday (October 27) regarding a case in which his vehicle collided with another. The prosecution has claimed that, at the time of the accident, Dr. Kirk Phillips was speeding […]

by / on October 28, 2014 at 6:58 AM /
Police oppose magistrate’s ruling in drug case, DPP files appeal

Police oppose magistrate’s ruling in drug case, DPP files appeal

An appeal has been filed against the decision by Magistrate Velon John to grant bail to Jomo Jack and four other men who are on trial in a major drug case. The appeal is also fighting the magistrate’s decision to […]

by / on October 27, 2014 at 1:28 PM /