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June 11th, 2016
Young man in court for defaulting on CIBC FirstCaribbean Intl Bank loans

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A young man received a strong reprimand from Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo about hanging his hat where his hand can't reach, as he is now in a pickle to repay loans taken from CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank in the amount of over $7,000.

June 3rd, 2016
No-case submission made in Brian Penn & wife vs SSB matter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Attorney at Law Patrick Thompson yesterday June 2, 2016 entered a no-case submission in the case of Brian Penn and Harinder Steven-Penn who are faced with multiple charges related to the alleged non-compliance to the statutes of Social Security Board (SSB).

June 2nd, 2016
Magistrate DaBreo releases $30K from 2011 Antigua drug bust

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On Wednesday June 1, 2016 Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo released a cache of $30,000 which was seized along with cocaine in Antigua in 2011 in a trafficking case against Virgin Islander Luke Roy Joseph and one other man, also of the Virgin Islands.

June 1st, 2016
Sayied Scatliffe ordered to pay over $7K for vehicle damage

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo today June 1, 2016 awarded damages and compensation to Smith Seaman whose Ford F-150 was damaged allegedly due to a driver, Sayied Scatliffe, who has been accused of not exercising due care and attention while reversing onto a main road.

May 28th, 2016
Denrick Thomas in trouble with law over bank error

ROAD TOWN, Tortola,VI- A young man pleaded guilty to multiple charges of theft yesterday May 27, 2016 for which he received a one-year sentence suspended for two years.

May 11th, 2016
2012 'stolen goods' case still ongoing; Magistrate needs more time

PROSPECT REEF, Tortola, VI - Magistrate Ayana Baptise-DaBreo yesterday May 10, 2016 said she needed more time to examine the history of the case against airport worker Eric Freeman whose defense made a case for the matter to be tossed out of the court citing insufficient evidence linking Freeman to the alleged stolen goods.

April 6th, 2016
Magistrate mulling over how to proceed with 'money' fisherman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Felix Rafael Colon, the man caught in the territory's waters with a large amount of US currency, is to return to the Magistrate's Court today Wednesday April 6, 2016 as Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo needed time to determine how exactly the man will be charged.

December 12th, 2015
Church ‘pianist’ on multiple charges of sex with underage girl, buggery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Ovielle Phillip Thomas appeared before Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo on Thursday December 10, 2015 charged with numerous counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl under 16 years of age, indecent assault and buggery.

December 10th, 2015
Danny Pemberton, Shamika Evelyn on gun/ammo charges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A couple residing in Sea Cows Bay on the Virgin Islands main island of Tortola appeared before Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo at the John’s Hole Magistrate's Court today, December 10, 2015 charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition.

December 9th, 2015
Appeal filed! Sentencing stayed! In Oliver J. Lewis child sex case

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Child sex accused Oliver J. Lewis, through his attorney at law Stephen R. Daniels, has filed an appeal which stays Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo from sentencing the 35 year old who was last week found guilty of four counts of gross indecency on a child under 14 years of age, allegedly committed between April and June 2013.



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