POLICE BLOTTER ARRESTS On 13th March 2009 Pamella Colbourne of Lime Kiln was arrested and charged for the offence of larceny. Travis Crawford of McKnight and Gavin Grant of Fort Thomas Road were both arrested and charged on 13th March for carrying abroad an offensive weapon. Shawn Liburd of Upper Prickley Pear Alley was arrested and charged on 13th March for possession of marijuana Craig Warner of Sandy Point was arrested and charged on 13th March for malicious damage. Roxanne Smithen of Osbourne Street, Cayon, was arrested and charged on 14th March for using threatening language and for battery on police. David Morton and Vanston Blackmore both of Hermitage Village were arrested and charged for battery committed on 13th March. Shane Parry of Bath Village was arrested and charged for wounding on 14th March. A 15-year-old juvenile from Hermitage Village was also arrested and charged on 15th March for battery. Otis French of Saddlers Village was on 15th March arrested and charged for driving when he was not covered by insurance. Travis Matthew of Holmes Hill, Nevis was on 16th March arrested and charged for driving without insurance, for driving without a valid driver’s licence and for driving without due care and attention. Glentis Mason of Parson’s Village was on 17th March arrested and charged for causing grievous bodily harm to another on 3rd March 2009. COURT CONVICTIONS Travis Crawford of McKnight appeared before the Basseterre Magistrate court on 16th March and was convicted for carrying abroad an offensive weapon on 13th March 2009 and was sentenced to prison for one month. Osbert Stapleton of La Guerite Village also appeared before the court for using threatening language on 10th August 2008 and was convicted and fined $700.00 in two months or one month in prison. Lorenzo Richards of McKnight was convicted for using threatening language on 4th June 2008 and was cautioned. Beulah Byron of Lower Monkey Hill was convicted for making use of indecent language, being armed with an offensive weapon and for resisting arrest on 29th December 2008. She was fined $250.00 to be paid in three months or serve two weeks in prison, $300.00 in three months or one month in prison and a further $300.00 in three months or one month in prison respectively. A juvenile from McKnight appeared before the juvenile court after been found on 16th and 19th February 2009 with a screwdriver and a meat chopper on each occasion, without a proper reason for having the same. He was convicted and placed on probation for six months during which time he must keep the peace and be of good behavior. Sheldon Rogers of Crab Hill, Sandy Point, was convicted at the Sandy Point Court on 17th March for wounding Calvin Wyatt of the same address on 11th February 2009. He was sentenced to prison for four months. A juvenile from St. Paul’s Village was convicted for beating his guidance counselor on 15th March and was ordered to receive six strokes with a tamarind rod. Two 15-year-olds of Cotton Ground were convicted at the Charlestown Juvenile Court and ordered to receive 12 strokes each for indecent assault. The offence was committed on 1st December 2008. Eighteen year old Kevin Merchant of Clay Ghaut was convicted at the said court and was also ordered to receive 12 strokes for larceny, committed on 26th January 2009. He was also placed on probation for two years. Jevon Fraser of Craddock Road was fined $2,500.00 payable in six months or one month in prison after he was convicted for wounding, committed on 14th February 2009. Jamie White of Barnes Ghaut was convicted for obstructing a Police Officer while in the execution of his duty, exceeding the speed limit and for failing to stop when required by a Police Officer dressed in uniform. White was fined $300.00 payable in three months or serve one month in prison for each offence. All offences occurred on 1st March 2009. Having been convicted for driving without due care and attention and for driving when not covered by insurance as well as for driving without a valid and unexpired driver’s licence, Travis Matthew of Holmes Hill, was ordered to pay $500.00 within three months or serve one month in prison for the first offence and was cautioned for all others. The offences took place on 16th March 2009.
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