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Magistrate Behanzin condemn state officials who partake in illegal activities

  Magistrate Tiyani Behanzin has called on the relevant authorities to pay closer attention to drug-related crimes on the island.   Behanzin, who was at the time addressing a youth discussion at the Calypso House in Bath Estate, said that many young boys are losing their lives at sea because of drugs.   The panel discussion formed part of activities marking Fete La Coudre in the community of ...

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“A holistic approach needed to combat criminality” – Inspector Weekes

Police Public Relations Officer, Inspector Claude Weekes is reiterating the importance of accord in combating the issue of criminality on the island.   Inspector Weekes said that while the Government of Dominica and other agencies are partnering to reduce the level of crime on the island, Dominicans should also play their part.   He made this appeal at a youth panel discussion held at Bath Estate ...

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One man of delices charged on 4 offenses

    Four charges which include cultivation of cannabis, possession of cannabis, threat and wounding has been brought against Joshua Etienne of the community of Delices, at the Roseau Magistrate Court on Tuesday June 29th 2010. Mr. Etienne pleaded guilty to the drug offenses and was fined $1000 for cultivating cannabis, which is due by August 31st, 2010 or in default 2 months imprisonment. He was a ...

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Court News!

    In court news, 27 year old Kenworth Yannick Alexander of Woodfordhill was fined $550 after pleading guilty to possession of cannabis at the Roseau Magistrate’s Court on June 28th, 2010. Mr Alexander, who had in his possession 2 bags of cannabis, was apprehended by the police on Saturday, June 26th, 2010.  His fine is to be paid by September 30th 2010, in default 3 months imprisonmen ...

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Man sentenced to 45 months in jail after pleading guilty to 8 charges

Derrick Jno Baptiste of #3 River Street was sentenced to 3 years and 9 months in jail on June 10th, by Magistrate Tiyani Behanzin, after he pleaded guilty to eight charges brought against him. Jno Baptiste pleaded guilty to intimidation, threats, resisting arrest, obstruction, battery, assault, escape from custody and malicious damage. According to the facts of the court, he was arrested on June 5th, 2010 a ...

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