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Kenny Christopher Jno. Baptiste Fined $7000 on the Charge of Possession of a Firearm

“Your Honour, My client is a painter and his last conviction was in the year 2000. He cooperated very well with the police and realized he made a mistake.” These were the words of Attorney Wayne Norde, while pleading for a non-custodial sentence during mitigation at the Roseau Magistrate’s Court on Monday March 11th, for his client who was slapped with two serious offences, which he pleaded guilty to. ...

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Alleged Con Artist Sentenced to Seven Years in Jail

A man who posed as a Human Resource Manager of Royal Caribbean Cruise was given a seven-year jail sentence in a Roseau Court, after he pleaded guilty to two counts of theft and one count of intent to defraud. Mr. Jason Kurt Fontaine of La Plaine was sentenced by Chief Magistrate, Evaline Baptiste. According to court documents, on February 21st, 2013, Fontaine arrived at Classic International Hotel in Marigo ...

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Drive-By Shooting In Loubiere

One man is nursing gunshot wounds at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH), following a shooting incident in the community of Loubiere. The incident occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning on March 2nd 2013, leaving Mr. McPherson Jno. Baptise of Loubiere hospitalized. He had been standing in the vicinity of the public convenience in the village Reports are that, Mr. Jno. Baptiste was shot from a pass ...

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Trio Pleads Not Guilty to Cannabis Charges

The trio pled not guilty to the charges, when they appeared at the Roseau Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday February 26th 2013. They were caught in Backstreet St. Joseph on February 24th 2013, with 11,497 grams of alleged cannabis in their possession, which has an estimated street value of $25000. Police Prosecutor Inspector Claude Weekes had no objections to bail, once the defendants had a proper surety, and r ...

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Young Man fined for Beating Ex-Girlfriend

28 year old Lionel Oscar of Newtown was fined $1000 for threats, which he has to pay on or before June 30th 2013 or in default spend three months in prison, and $1000 for battery to be paid by April 30th 2013, or in default sentenced to three months in prison. However there was no separate charge for the charge of intimidation, after he pled guilty to all charges when he appeared before Magistrate Candia Ge ...

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Mervin Charles Sentenced to 12 Months in Prison

One man will have some time to think of his actions, after he was sentenced to 12 months in prison on Thursday February 21st 2013 by Magistrate Candia George, at the Roseau Magistrate’s Court, following his guilty plea to theft and malicious damage. Following the discovery of a damaged door and items missing on February 29th 2013 by a supervisor at Miniya’s 7-11 Minimart, the police was called to investigat ...

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Vivian Charles Charged with Murder and Edmund Charles Pleads Guilty to the Charge of Theft

Vivian Charles of Providence Laudat, who appeared before Magistrate Ossie Lewis on Monday February 18th 2013, was not required to plea as he was charged with murder which is an indictable offence. The 53 year old was denied bail, and the trial in his murder case will begin on July 29th 2013, while disclosure has been set for May 31st 2013. Charles was arrested for the murder of Richard Roy Lazarus of Trafal ...

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Police Investigating Two Deaths

Grandbay Police are in the process of investigating the death of Anselm St. Luce 36 years of Boloom Grandbay. It was reported, that earlier today Anselm was using a power grinder which was attached to an electrical power outlet on his porch, when the blade flew off and lodged into his left groin area. He immediately succumbed to his injuries. Mr.St.Luce was pronounced dead at the scene by the District Medic ...

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Greg Simon Slapped with Two Charges

One man, who found himself in hot water, will have to wait until February 22nd 2013, before another application can be made, to find out whether or not he will be granted bail. Greg Simon of Lagoon Portsmouth, who appeared before Roseau Magistrate Ossie Lewis was slapped with two serious charges, following an incident in Portsmouth on Friday February 8th 2013. They are possession of seven rounds of .38 ammu ...

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Disruption at Roseau Magistrate Court

There was a big disruption at the Roseau Magistrate Court on Thursday February 14th 2013, when Yannick Lander accused of murder attacked another prisoner. The incident occurred while leaving the prison’s box after his bail application was denied. While leaving he attacked and beat another prisoner, who was sitting at the time and was caught off guard. It took six police officers to tackle Lander and extract ...

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