POLICE BLOTTER ARRESTS Following the Sandy Point High School Sports day on February 28th 2009, officers of the Drug Unit conducted stop and search operations in the vicinity. A number of persons and vehicles were searched for drugs, arms and ammunition. Jermaine Woodley of Old Road, was driving motor car PA 6651 when it was stopped and searched by the officers. A number of packets containing marijuana was found in the vehicle. Woodley along with his passengers Roger Ottley, Akeem Mathis and Kiniski Lewis all of Old Road were arrested and charged for possession of the illegal drug, as well as possession with intent to supply to another. On March 1, 2009, Jermaine Carey of Tabernacle was arrested and charged for possession of marijuana. Menilec Tyson of Ramsbury Site, Nevis, was arrested and formally charged for attempted murder. The alleged offence was committed on January 6, 2009 at Craddock Road. COURT CONVICTIONS On March 2, 2009, at a sitting of the Basseterre Magistrate Court, 19 year old Jason Henderson of Cayon was convicted for possession of marijuana. He was ordered to perform 100 hours of community service at the Cayon Police Station, in default he will spend 6 months in prison. At the Sandy Point Juvenile Court on March 2nd 2009, a 14-year-old juvenile from Phillip’s Village was convicted for being found in enclosed premises on February 25, 2009, house breaking and larceny committed on 18th February 2009, and indecent assault committed on the 18th July 2008. He was cautioned on the first charge, and was placed on probation for 2 years in the sum of $1,500.00. He was also ordered to attend school regularly and to observe a curfew from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am daily, at his father’s residence. On all three charges he was ordered to stay away from the complainants. Sentencing for the second and third charges was adjourned to March 28, 2009, pending an evaluation by the psychiatrist. On March 3, 2009, at a sitting of the Sandy Point Juvenile Court, a 14 year old juvenile of Newton Ground was convicted for throwing missiles and for battery. He was placed on a bond for 2 years in the sum of $1,500.00. He was also placed on a curfew from 8:00 pm to 6:00 am. At his mother’s house. Jermal Jules of St. Paul’s appeared before the Sandy Point Magistrate Court charged with four counts of larceny. He was convicted on each count and sentenced to prison for four months on each count. Sentences to run concurrent with a one year sentence he is presently serving. Offences were committed on January 17th 2009 at Mount Pleasant, when Jules stole a number of electronic items from a group of students who hiking in the hills. Trevorn Rogers of Romney Ground Sandy Point, was convicted for careless driving and was fined $750.00 in three months or one month in prison. He was also disqualified from holding or obtaining a driver’s licence for one month. Nicholas Webster of Back Way Sandy Point was convicted for careless driving and was fined $900.00 to be paid in 3 months or serve one month in prison. Kirtlyn Walters of Sandy Point was convicted for making use of insulting and threatening language and for carrying abroad an offensive weapon. He was cautioned for making use of insulting language, but was sentenced to prison for one month for making use of threatening language and two months for carrying abroad an offensive weapon, both sentences to run consecutively. At the Magistrates Court in Nevis on March 3, 2009, Algernon Caesar of Maynard’s Ground was convicted for possession of marijuana with intent to supply to another. He was fined $10,00l.00 in six months or one year in prison. The offense was committed on Nov. 21, 2008 Two 15-year-old juveniles were convicted for indecently assaulting a female juvenile. Their sentence was reserved until March 17, 2009. Offence was committed on December 14, 2008. Jermaine Stapleton of Prospect was convicted and fined $200.00 in one month or seven days in prison for parking in a restricted parking area in Charlestown on Nov. 28, 2008.
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