December 23, 2022
16 year-old remanded for three attempted murder charges

A 16-year-old resident of Canouan, is the latest youngster to appear in the Serious Offences Court on charges relating to attempted murder.

The youngster, Imari Miller who is being represented by counsel Michelle Fife, appeared before Chief Magistrate, Rechanne Browne on Thursday, December 22.

Miller is charged that on December 11, at Canouan he had in his possession a firearm, make and serial number unknown without a license under the Firearm Act. He is also charged that on the same date at Canouan he did unlawfully discharge a loaded firearm at Franklyn Mason of Canouan.

In addition, Miller is charged that he with the intent to commit the offence of murder on Franklyn Mason of Canouan did an act which is more than merely preparatory to the commission of the offence.

The Chief Magistrate granted bail in the sum of $20,000.00 with one surety. Miller is to have no contact with the virtual complainant and he is to report to the Layou Police Station every Friday between 6:00 a.m-6:00 p.m.

Additionally, he is to surrender all travel documents and stop notices are placed at all ports of entry and exit.

The 16 year old was also placed on a  7 pm to 6 am curfew.

Despite bail being granted Miller was remanded into custody as no one came forward to sign bail for him.

The matter is adjourned to February 13, 2023.


[[UPDATED on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at 10:00 am  AST to correct the curfew period.]]