From the Courts
November 29, 2013
Driver in 2012 fatal accident in Layou recharged

Glenroy Bobb, the driver of motor vehicle P4760 which struck Jex Henville and Lemore “One Stone” Pierre on January 29, 2012, has been recharged in relation to that incident.{{more}}

Both men subsequently died as a result of the injuries they sustained during that accident.

The case was discharged back in July this year when the matter came up in court, because of an unfinished file relating to the incident.

Bobb appeared once again at the Serious Offences Court last Thursday, charged with reckless driving and for causing the deaths of Henville and Pierre.

However, the case was once again in jeopardy of being struck out by Chief Magistrate Sonya Young, after the prosecution indicated that documentation dealing with the matter was not yet ready.

“When I strike out a matter, it means that I will throw the matter out and when you are ready to go, then you will bring the person back in court,” Young told the prosecution and Sergeant Cyprian Peters, the investigating officer.

“…again, you have defaulted, so you are tempting me to once again strike it out and when you bring it back a third time, then it will be an abuse of process,” she continued.

The Chief Magistrate indicated that she was ready to go forward with the matter, but granted the prosecution an extension.

The matter is now expected to be heard on December 12.

Bail was set at $50,000 with one surety and under the conditions that Bobb report to the Questelles Police Station and that he surrender all travel documents.

The men were struck while standing on the side of the Layou main road on the night of Sunday, January 29, 2012, following a friendly domino competition in that town.

Henville died on February 2 after he was taken off life support at the Intensive Care Unit at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. Pierre died days later.(DD)