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Bryan Rymer’s case adjourned again!

Mr. Rhymer is accused of assault occasioning actual bodily harm. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The 2009 case against Bryan Rymer, who is accused of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, attempting to choke, suffocate or strangle, and wounding with intent, will spill over into 2012 as the case has been adjourned again.

Appearing in the Magistrate’s court on December 5, 2011 for the continuation of trial, Magistrate Valerie Stephens adjourned the case to January 13, 2012 as there was no witness.

The Defense asked that the matter be treated as a priority one since the case was made since 2009 and that the defendant has always been present in court.

Mr. Rhymer shook his head in disgust as the adjournment date was being mulled over.

In June 2010, Smith had asked that the case be dismissed for want of Prosecution. She had noted that the next adjournment date would make the 11th adjournment since the case came to court in 2009. Smith had also said that a final adjournment date was already set and noted that only one of the adjournments was because of the defense, which was to accommodate a statement which they received late.

The defense attorney had objected to any further adjournment on account of the antiquity of the case, however, Magistrate Tamia Richards told Smith that she didn’t have all the facts or reason for the adjournments and therefore could not rush to the decision of dismissal. Richards had promised to examine the case provided that the attorney presents her with notes on the adjournments as well as examples of legal authorities.

The PI into the case began in the Magistrate’s Court in September 2010 .

Rhymer of Josiah’s Bay is charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm, attempting to choke, suffocate or strangle, and wounding with intent. He had allegedly attacked a woman with a broken bottle and choked her at a 2009 Festival event.

In September 2010, attorney Duane Baptise who stood in place of the Defendant’s attorney Anthea Smith had told the Magistrate’s Court that the wheels of justice appeared to have been halted when it comes to the case of Rhymer; as the PI continued to be delayed. Baptiste’s comment was in light of earlier request made by Crown Counsel for the matter to be adjourned.

18 Responses to “Bryan Rymer’s case adjourned again! ”

  • tv (09/12/2011, 14:38) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    let my people go
  • man rat (09/12/2011, 14:54) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    byran always in some trouble...strupppssss
  • Virgin Son (09/12/2011, 15:15) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    if he not from here deport he behind to whereever he come from! my two cents
    • Patsy (09/12/2011, 16:06) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      That's all you all can say deport him you all sounds like a damn broken record thank god he's from here and have no where to go but here where her born and from you all people are sick what happen to pray for him or try to offer him some sort of councilling maybe there is something bothering him Brian stay strong and seek god's help nd guidelines.
      • no need (09/12/2011, 19:00) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        carm down...people have a right to express dem opinion at least on this site
      • jack be still (09/12/2011, 19:06) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        for real and I am sure the person posting the comment is not even from here...YAAAAWN
    • billy b (10/12/2011, 13:54) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      he woulda done been deported; only thing is, he belong to Elihu Rhymer (adopted son), so not much gonna happen to he. Elihu need to start giving he some tough love. I don't know why he upset with the delays, ain like he got anything to do. Doubt this boy ever held a legitimate job in he life. Chill out Bryan, you got all the time in the world (you old woman beater).
    • Talk dat (12/12/2011, 09:08) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      He is a virgin son of Elihu Rymer
  • critic (09/12/2011, 15:45) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    this should be elihu's business instead of what the vip is doing
    • bad boys (09/12/2011, 19:05) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      you all people bad you know....sometimes fathers and mothers cannot control their children...ask Irene
    • stuppps (09/12/2011, 21:19) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Brian is a Big man he aint no child. Elihu can do whatever he wants, he has already raised Brian. let brian grow up
    • billy b (10/12/2011, 13:59) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Critic, I know you ain got no children. If you did you would know that you can lead a cow to the well but you cant force them to drink. Bryan is a grown man now who has chosen his own path. It is no longer Elihu's fault how he turned out. I sure you see Kim turned out quite fine.
  • so its xmas (09/12/2011, 18:33) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    if you know who he daddy is no one will be surprise....
  • village girl (10/12/2011, 00:39) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    me aint see he talk bout he child on he talk show dem say he shame...give em hell brian
  • BLOOD CHILD (09/11/2013, 18:33) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    I would appreciate it if you Adults will STOP Bad mouthing my father .. and Stop all the gossip ... If you all don't know anything about him then keep your mouths shut .. plain and simple ...


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