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Bail error favours gang accused

Two of four men who ap­peared be­fore an Ari­ma mag­is­trate charged un­der the new An­ti-Gang Leg­is­la­tion Act may have ben­e­fit­ed from an er­ror af­ter be­ing grant­ed bail.

Po­lice of­fi­cers said they were baf­fled af­ter Mag­is­trate Jo-Anne Con­nor grant­ed bail to Ken­son Williams and Kevon McIn­tyre al­though the new leg­is­la­tion now specif­i­cal­ly states it is a non-bail­able of­fence.

No bail for teen accused of breaking into 12 homes

A Mayo teenag­er, ac­cused of break­ing in­to 12 homes dur­ing a two-month pe­ri­od has been de­nied bail.

Bran­don Thomp­son, who turned 18 in April was ar­rest­ed on Sat­ur­day and charged with ten of­fences of house­break­ing and lar­ce­ny, two house break­ing with in­tent, re­sist­ing ar­rest and es­cap­ing law­ful cus­tody.

When Se­nior Mag­is­trate Cher­ril-Anne An­toine read the 14 charges to him in the San Fer­nan­do First Court, Thomp­son ini­tial­ly plead­ed guilty to 11 of the house break­ing charges.

$100,000 bail for police officers on larceny charge

Two po­lice of­fi­cers have been warned to have no con­tact with a man who has al­leged that they stole mon­ey from him.

The warn­ing was giv­en to Po­lice Con­sta­bles Shaz­ard Ali, 29, and Sadeeq Ho­sein, 27, as a con­di­tion of their bail when they ap­peared in the Ch­agua­nas Mag­is­trates Court on Mon­day charged with mis­be­hav­iour in pub­lic of­fice.

The of­fi­cers who were at­tached to the Cunu­pia Po­lice Sta­tion at the time of the al­le­ga­tion were grant­ed $100,000 sure­ty bail by a Jus­tice of the Peace at the Cen­tral Po­lice Sta­tion on Sat­ur­day.

$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.

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