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The Venezuelans who were intercepted in Dominica’s territorial last week, reappears before the court

  The ten (10) Venezuelans who were intercepted in Dominica’s territorial waters on March 21st, 2011 reappeared before Magistrate Candia George on Monday March 28th,2011, for their trial.   The men first appeared before the Roseau Magistrate’s Court on March 24th, 2011 where they pleaded not guilty to all five charges that were brought against them under the drug prevention and misuse ...

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ChildFund C/bean calls on citizens to abide to the laws of the convention on the rights of a child

  Director of Child Fund Caribbean Mr. Francis Joseph is calling of the general public and especially Shanice’s family and friends to ensure that she receives the support that is required in order to return to a state on normalcy.   While welcoming the news of Shanice’s discovery this morning, Mr. Joseph says it is imperative that those entrusted with her care do not overlook the negat ...

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Missing teen found!

  Shanice Jemmot has been reunited with her family after 40 long days.   The 15 year old teen who disappeared without a trace on February 17th, 2011 was discovered in the heights of the Hillsborough Estate last evening.   Chief of Police Cyril Carrette broke the much anticipated news during a calypso program on DBS Radio on Monday evening.   Police Public Relations Officer Inspector Clau ...

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Azille sentenced to eight years in prison plus a fine

Despite a lengthy plea in mitigation at the Roseau High Court on February 7th, 2011, a Cottage man could not convince a nine-member jury that he was innocent of a ‘class a’ drug offence, when the matter which was pending for two years, came to a close.   The nine-member jury consisting of seven women and two men found Emanuel Azille, who was arrested in Portsmouth on December 3rd, 2008 on ...

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11 young men from Soufriere/Scotts head appear at the Roseau Magistrate’s Court on joint charge

  Residents from the twin communities of Soufriere and Scotts Head gathered at the Roseau Magistrate’s Court on Thursday February 03rd, 2011 in support of eleven (11) young men from their communities against whom two charges were filed.   Donan Jervier, Miguel Hector, Josiah Jno Baptiste, Lester Tarvenier, Joniah Mourillon, Prince Constance, Christopher Jervier, Krishna Charles, Julian Pond, ...

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Roger Samuel of Wesley to serve two years at the Dominica State Prison

  Roger Samuel of Wesley will most likely spend two years at the Dominica State Prison starting today.   Samuel was fined a total of $9,500.00 to be forthwith, after he pleaded guilty to four charges; unlawful possession of firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, discharging firearm within 40 yards of the public and discharging ammunition within 40 yards of the public.   He was charged a ...

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Calibishie resident pleads guilty to six offenses

Nick George of Calibishie pleaded guilty to six offenses, battery, making use of threatening language in a public area, stating, “I just killing one of all you police,” obstructing police while executing their duties, refusing to give his name to the police when lawfully requested to do so, resisting police while they were executing their duties and conducting himself in a disorderly manner to d ...

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“I did it for my grandmother,” says Jimmy

Jimmy Coipel of Tarish Pitt was charged with $600.00 on January 20th 2011, after he pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine and intent to commit a drug trafficking offense.   According to the facts of the matter, the police officers received reports of Coipel’s mission and immediately conducted a surveillance exercise where they received enough grounds to seize him. j At the time of the arrest, C ...

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Forty-three year old man fined $ 700.00 for having two cannabis trees in his yard

Aldrick Larocque, 43, of Canefield was fined $700.00 on January 13th 2011, at the Roseau Magistrate Court, for possession of cannabis and cultivating the drug.   According to the facts of the matter, Larocque, who pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis and not guilty to cultivating the drug, immediately admitted to the police, that he only has two trees in his yard. He also added that the drugs were ...

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Two men charged with taking conveyance

Roland Joseph and Gerison Henderson were jointly charged with taking conveyance on January 13th 2011, at the Roseau Magistrate’s Court.   The duo were granted bail in the sum of $15 000 by Achille celestin and Petter Allan. Roland Joseph is to report to the Roseau Police Station on Tuesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 7am and 7pm and Gerison Henderson to report only on Mondays.   The ...

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