25 June 2004

Risto Benjie freed by Appeal Court


The Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal sitting in St. Vincent freed Jamaican national Michael ‘Risto Benjie’ Benjamin from prison when it uph...

Jamaican singer abused?


Jamaican reggae singer “Risto Benji,” who was imprisoned for cocaine possession here last November, is alleging brutality and a violation of...

Appeal Court dismisses Griffith’s appeal


The six month prison sentence imposed on thirty-two-year-old Desron Griffith of New Grounds for possession of 50 pounds of marijuana in February will ...

Lauders man gets reduced sentence


A Lauders man who was convicted last year for wounding his brother-in-law with intent was given a shorter sentence by the Appeal Court this week. Lenn...

‘Bully’ gets appeal turned down


Eckron ‘Bully’ Jacobs of Peruvian Vale had his appeal against conviction turned down Tuesday afternoon when the Court of Appeal failed to fi...

British citizen loses appeal


British citizen, Jamaican national Wendell Lee, 43, will have to serve the 30 months sentence imposed by the Serious Offences Court.{{more}}Lee, a for...
18 June 2004

Sion Hill man wanted for deception


Local police are searching for a young man from Sion Hill for questioning. Twenty-five year-old Alister Smith is wanted by the Criminal Investigations...

Man jailed for manslaughter


James Francois of Petit Bordel was on Tuesday sentenced to eight years when he pleaded guilty to manslaughter before the High Court.Francois was initi...

Judge “fed up” with brutal killings


A resident High Court Judge has expressed disgust with the senseless murders in this country.Justice Frederick Bruce-Lyle voiced his views on Tuesday ...

Prosecutor denies defence’s accusation


Serious Crimes Court prosecutor Sergeant Adolphus Delpesche has denied allegations made by lawyer Arthur Williams that local Coast Guard officers acte...