From the Courts
“I have no reason not to believe your father and what your father said. I don’t believe your father, an old man as he is, 78, will come here to te...
August 6, 2004
From the Courts
Seventeen-year- old Kamal De Freitas of Ottley Hall was fined $250 when he appeared before the No.1 Kingstown Magisterial Court, charged with unlawful...
August 6, 2004
From the Courts
Harris Dalzell, a labourer of no fixed place of abode, will spend the next month in jail. His sentence came last Monday when he pleaded guilty to assa...
July 30, 2004
From the Courts
An Elder of the local Nyahbinghi Church has until August 24 to pay $1,500. The fine was imposed at the Number one Kingstown Magistrate Court.Police ar...
July 30, 2004
From the Courts
“I will not give you the opportunity to pay a fine. You are going straight to jail.”Those were the words Senior Magistrate Carl Joseph directed to...
July 30, 2004
From the Courts
“You have a bad record, a very bad record… the attack on the defenceless lady was totally uncalled for”.Senior Magistrate Carl Joseph made the c...
July 23, 2004
From the Courts
A twenty-four year old mechanic of Murray’s Village has been jailed for burglary.Allain Williams began an eight-month sentence last Tuesday when he ...
July 23, 2004
From the Courts
The educational development of a thirteen-year-old pupil from the Leeward side of the island has been hampered by pregnancy.The pupil, who passed the ...
July 16, 2004
From the Courts
Twenty-three-year-old Natasha John of Fair Hall, who was imprisoned for cocaine last week, has issued an application of appeal. John, represented by l...
July 16, 2004
FIU. Drug Squad given ultimatum
From the Courts
The Serious Offences Court has given the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) and the Drug Squad until next Wednesday, July 21, to make a proper applicat...
July 16, 2004
Pompey is Assistant Commissioner of Police
From the Courts
A senior officer of the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force has created history.Officer Bertie Pompey became the first police officer to...
July 16, 2004
From the Courts
Thirty-four year old Brian Matthias of New Grounds was earlier this week arrested and charged with cocaine and marijuana possession. A Special Service...
July 9, 2004
From the Courts
Clive Lewis, a sixty-three year old truck driver of Calder has until August 7, this year, to pay $5,000 for firearm possession. If he fails he faces s...
July 9, 2004
From the Courts
Three persons have so far graduated from the OAS-sponsored rehabilitation programme for prison inmates, which began on January 19Gayron Jackson of Geo...
July 9, 2004
From the Courts
Air Traffic Control supervisor, Londrina Edwards of Belair was propelled before the No. 1 Kingstown Magistrate Court early Wednesday morning, days aft...
July 9, 2004
From the Courts
The failure by the French investigating authorities to hand over vital information to the local Ministry of Legal Affairs has led to the discharge of ...
July 9, 2004
From the Courts
Deidrick De Bique of Troumaca was sentenced to ten years in prison Tuesday when a nine-member jury found him guilty of having unlawful sexual intercou...
July 2, 2004
From the Courts
New Montrose resident, Kyron ‘Moussa’ Joseph was sentenced to eighteen months in prison on Wednesday when the Serious Offences Court found him gui...
July 2, 2004
From the Courts
A Rose Hall speculator was charged for possessing sixteen pounds of marijuana last Saturday.Carmen Murray was arrested at Gibson Corner during a stop ...
July 2, 2004
From the Courts
Arthur Lewis of Sion Hill was on Monday fined $750 when the Serious Offences Court found him guilty of cocaine possession.Police told the court that o...
July 2, 2004
From the Courts
At least one national here will not be attending this year’s carnival celebrations, unless he breaches a court order. On Monday, the Serious Offence...
July 2, 2004
From the Courts
Two weeks after he was acquitted of a murder charge, twenty-nine year old Joshua Pompey of New Grounds was imprisoned for the same gun he used in the ...
July 2, 2004
From the Courts
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 ...
June 25, 2004
From the Courts
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...
June 25, 2004
From the Courts
Eckron ‘Bully’ Jacobs of Peruvian Vale had his appeal against conviction turned down Tuesday afternoon when the Court of Appeal failed to find fav...
June 25, 2004
From the Courts
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...
June 25, 2004
From the Courts
The Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal sitting in St. Vincent freed Jamaican national Michael ‘Risto Benjie’ Benjamin from prison when it upheld hi...
June 25, 2004
From the Courts
Jamaican reggae singer “Risto Benji,” who was imprisoned for cocaine possession here last November, is alleging brutality and a violation of his r...
June 25, 2004
From the Courts
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...
June 18, 2004
From the Courts
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...
June 18, 2004
From the Courts
A resident High Court Judge has expressed disgust with the senseless murders in this country.Justice Frederick Bruce-Lyle voiced his views on Tuesday ...
June 18, 2004
From the Courts
Serious Crimes Court prosecutor Sergeant Adolphus Delpesche has denied allegations made by lawyer Arthur Williams that local Coast Guard officers acte...
June 18, 2004
From the Courts
Twenty-two year-old Kamara George of Lowmans Hill pleaded guilty to manslaughter when he appeared before the High Court on Monday charged with causing...
June 18, 2004
From the Courts
Joshua Pompey, who was accused of the Christmas Eve shooting death of Wayde Durrant, was acquitted last Friday. His acquittal came after Justice Frede...
June 18, 2004
From the Courts
Three Vincentians and two Dominicans were arrested when the local Coast Guard last Saturday intercepted a foreign boat with a 200HP engine at Richmond...
June 11, 2004
From the Courts
A bus conductor of Edinboro has until the end of June to finish paying a drug-fine imposed on him by the Serious Offences Court.Leroy Robert Antoine w...
June 11, 2004
From the Courts
Forty-five-year-old St. Clair Williams of Gomea will have to stay out of trouble for the next six months if he is to avoid activating a bond imposed b...
June 11, 2004
From the Courts
An 18-year-old third-form student of Emmanuel High School Mesopotamia (EHSM) was last Friday arrested and charged by Mesopotamia police for drug posse...
June 11, 2004
From the Courts
Shadiq Shallow of Indian Bay walked out of the Serious Offences Court a free man on Tuesday after Chief Magistrate Simone Churaman upheld a no-case su...
June 11, 2004
From the Courts
A man who burglarised a Cane Garden residence has been imprisoned by the High Court.The court imposed a five-year sentence on Julian Lewis when he ple...
June 4, 2004