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Concern increases over the number of magistrates currently sitting at the Roseau Magistrate’s court

  While sections of society continue to express concerns about the number of Magistrates that are currently sitting at the Roseau Magistrate’s Court, Police Public Relations Officer Inspector Claude Weekes is assuring the general public that this shall not hinder the execution of justice.   Presently, there is only one magistrate in the person of Candia Carrette George sitting at the Roseau ...

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Pichelin woman fined $ 500.00 for damaging her mother’s glass window with a stone

Larissa Pinard of Pichelin was charged with malicious damage and throwing missiles on January 6th 2011, following an incident which took place at Pichelin on January 5th, 2011.   According to the facts of the matter, at approximately 7:00pm, Pinard shattered a glass window with a stone, after her mother refused to open the door to let her in.   When asked about the reasons for her actions, Pinard ...

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One Woodford Hill man has been remanded at the DSP for allegedly shooting Wesley resident

Roger Samuel of Woodford Hill was brought before the Roseau Magistrate’s Court on Thursday January 6th 2011, after he allegedly attempted to murder Patrick Joseph at Wesley on Tuesday January 04th, 2011, at approximately 1:00am.   Samuel will be facing four summary indictable charges on January 13th 2011 and another four additional indictable charges on April 15th 2011 at the Wesley Magistrate ...

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Yampiece resident believes that the accused were both charged with an inappropriate offense

Ervin Prince and Felix Attidore, employees of the Dominica Solid Waste Management Corperation, were both granted bail on January 6th 2011 in the sum of thirty thousand dollars each, by Magistrate Candia George, after they allegedly caused grievous bodily harm to Roosevelt Raymond of Yampiece, who is also an employee at the said institution.   As all concerned parties appeared before the court on Thursd ...

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Portsmouth resident fined for throwing cannabis into the Dominica State Prison compound

Erolyn Georges of Portsmouth was charged with two offenses, possession of cannabis and possession of cannabis with the intent to commit a drug trafficking offense on January 4th 2011 at the Roseau Magistrate’s Court.   According to the facts of the matter, officers reported to a call from the prison officers at the Dominica State Prison, after they saw Georges walking suspiciously in an eastward ...

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Defendant cautioned to buy a ‘flashlight phone’ if he cannot afford a Blackberry

‘If you cannot afford a Blackberry, buy a flashlight phone!’   These were the words of Magistrate Candia George, after she slapped Kitz Vidal of Massacre, who he pleaded guilty to theft of a Blackberry phone at the Roseau Magistrate’s court last week with a $2049 fine.   Since this was the third time that Vidal has broken the law, for the same offence, Magistrate George sent a st ...

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Twenty-three year old, Lee Anthony, has been charged with attempted murder of Vaughn Dodds

One young man, Lee Anthony, 23, from the village of Coulibistrie, has been denied bail after he allegedly committed two offenses, attempted murder and shooting with intent to cause grievous bodily harm on Monday, December 20th 2010, at the Roseau Magistrate’s Court.   These charges follow an alleged drive-by shooting incident at Wesley, early Tuesday evening, December 14th, which left a Wesley re ...

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One lady charged with theft after picking up a purse contained $1500 cash at the Minya’s 7/11

  “I tell you already, I did not steal the money. I got it and whatever dog gets on the ground is theirs,” says Mrs Petrolina Lee who was charged earlier today December 13th 2010, for theft after she stole a purse belonging to Amika Bellot valued at eighty-two dollars which also contained one thousand five hundred dollars in cash at Minya’s 7/11 Supermarket.   According to the fa ...

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Potterville man fined 1000 for drug related charges

  Victor St Jean of Baytown Pottersville appeared before the Roseau Magistrate’s Court on December 7th 2010 on four drug charges, possession of cannabis and possession of cocaine both with intent to supply.   St Jean who pleaded guilty was taken into police custody after they found the drugs in his boat house in Baytown.   During his plea in mitigation, st Jean said that he does not hav ...

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Nineteen year old fined with four thousand dollars for handling stolen goods

  Ramon Lousianne, nineteen, was fined four thousand dollars to be paid by April 30th 2011 or in default four months in prison following a major burglary case involving a minor and three other individuals.   Magistrate Candia George told Lousianne that the only reason why he is in this situation is because he insist on following bad company and cautioned him that if he continues on this path he wi ...

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