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$205,000 bail for 3 women on ganja charges

Three women were granted a total of $205,000 bail after they appeared yesterday in the San Fernando Magistrates Court charged with marijuana possession.

Friends Raquel Williams, 35, and Kathleen Joseph, 55, a mother of five, are charged jointly with possession of 310 grammes of marijuana.

It is alleged officers executed a search warrant for illegal arms and ammunition at Williams’ home at Bayshore, Marabella on Saturday.

$200,000 bail on charge of sexually touching 5-year-old girl

A 24-year-old sales clerk was granted $200,000 bail after he was charged with sexually touching a 5-year-old girl.

According to the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service, Lorenzo Dookie appeared in the Port-of-Spain 7th Magistrates Court on May 29th to answer the charge.

Dookie was arrested and formally charged on Monday, following investigations supervised by Inspector Dickson of the Child Protection Unit after a report was made on March 20th.

The matter was adjourned to June 21st.

 

No bail for man charged with sexual offences against a minor

A Maraval man has been denied bail and remanded into custody after appearing before a Port of Spain Magistrate, charged with the sexual penetration and sexual touching of a 7-year-old girl.

Ted Dookie, 53, appeared before Magistrate Adia Mohammed, in the Port of Spain 7th Magistrates’ Court, on Monday 16th April, 2018, charged with one count of sexual penetration and two counts of sexual touching against a minor.

The matter was adjourned to Tuesday 1st May, 2018.

$40,000 bail for garbage truck driver on East Port-of-Spain dumping charges

The 28-year-old Petit Valley contract sanitation worker assigned to the Port of Spain City Corporation, who claimed he was threatened at gunpoint to dump garbage on the streets of east Port of Spain during protests earlier this week, was granted bail in the sum of $40,000 by a Justice of the Peace on Thursday.

Lance Cupidore, of Cameron Road, appeared in the Port of Spain Second Court yesterday on two charges of wilfully obstructing the free passage of a road and littering.

He pleaded not-guilty.

He will reappear on March 21st.

Bail granted for accused child molester

Aaron Albert, 34, has been granted $200,000 bail after being charged with four counts of sexual penetration against a 14-year-old girl.

The following is a press release from the TTPS;

A Laventille man was granted $200,000 bail, when he appeared before a Port of Spain Magistrate on Monday 30th October, 2017, charged with four counts of sexual penetration against a 14-year-old girl.

36-year-old Marabella man on $150,000 bail for marijuana possession

A 36-year-old Marabella man has been granted $150,000 bail, after pleading not guilty, to a charge of being in possession of 6.7 kilogrammes of marijuana, for the purpose of trafficking.

Nicholas Gopaul, a labourer, of Ghandi Street, Marabella, appeared before Magistrate Natalie Hamilton-Diop, in the San Fernando 2nd Magistrates’ Court this morning, to answer to the charge.

The matter was adjourned to Monday 10th July, 2017.

$350,000 bail for woman charged with importing AK47s in barrels of dog food

A 28-year-old woman charged with importing 19 illegal firearms in a shipping barrel containing dog food has been granted $350,000 in bail.

Hafeisha Dillon, a geriatric nurse from Globe Theatre Lane, San Juan, was granted bail after she appeared before Magistrate Nanette Forde-John in the Port-of-Spain Magistrate’s Court charged under the Customs Act with importing prohibited items into T&T.

Sheron to spend night in jail

Car dealer Sheron Sukhdeo will spend the night in prison as he has been refused bail on a charge of breaching a protection order.

Sukhdeo, 28 of Caroni Savannah Road, Chaguanas appeared before magistrate Wendy Dougdeen-Bally today.

He pleaded not guilty to the charge.

His attorney Taradath Singh requested bail for Sukhdeo and the magistrate asked for his passport be produced.

He will return to court on Thursday at which time the court expects to receive his passport to allow the magistrate to make a decision.

$250,000 bail for man charged with robbery with aggravation

A 22-year-old Cunupia man was granted bail, after appearing before a Chaguanas Magistrate today, charged with nine counts of robbery with aggravation.

Justin Heeraman, of Chin Chin Road, Cunupia, who stood before Senior Magistrate Jo-Anne Connor, was not called upon to plead, as the charge was laid indictably.

Heeraman, was arrested and charged on Sunday 9th April, 2017, by officers of the Cunupia Police Station, in connection with the robbery of a proprietor and patrons of a bar in Cunupia, on April 4th, 2017, of $38,000 worth in valuables.

International: California murder suspect raises $65 million bail

A California woman suspected of murdering the father of her two children is hoping to be released from prison after raising $65m (£52m) bail.

Tiffany Li, 31, posted $4m in cash and pledged $61m in property, raised from a group of friends, family and business associates, the Associated Press said.

The bail had been set at $35m, but California courts require double the amount if property is used.

Her lawyer said she was "well-liked in the community", the LA Times reported.

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