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2 jurors in Andrew A. Fahie’s trial change their minds about guilty verdict!

- contacted judge to tell her they really didn’t share the views of the other panelists
Two jurors in the trial of Andrew A. Fahie reportedly changed their minds minutes after the guilty verdict and had even contacted presiding US District Judge Kathleen Williams about it, although she had already polled each of the 12 jurors on their unanimous verdicts and discharged them. Photo: VINO/File
According to the Miami Herald, ultimately, Judge Kathleen M. Williams could let the verdicts stand or declare a mistrial, requiring Andrew A. Fahie to face another trial with a different jury. Photo: flsd.uscourts.gov
According to the Miami Herald, ultimately, Judge Kathleen M. Williams could let the verdicts stand or declare a mistrial, requiring Andrew A. Fahie to face another trial with a different jury. Photo: flsd.uscourts.gov
MIAMI, Florida, USA- Two jurors in the trial of Andrew A. Fahie reportedly changed their minds minutes after the guilty verdict and had even contacted presiding US District Judge Kathleen Williams about it, although she had already polled each of the 12 jurors on their unanimous verdicts and discharged them.

The Miami federal jury found the ex-[British] Virgin Islands premier guilty of conspiring to import cocaine into the United States and three related money laundering and racketeering charges on February 8, 2024, and he is scheduled to be sentenced on April 29, 2024.

Guilty verdicts of Fahie thrown into question

The Miami Herald reported today, February 12, 2024, that the two jurors contacted the judge to tell her they really didn’t share the views of the other panelists and changed their minds about the defendant’s guilt. But it was too late.

It said Williams, federal prosecutors and Fahie’s defense attorneys find themselves grappling with an extremely rare, if not unprecedented, legal question: If the jurors were already polled and discharged, can the judge bring them back into court and re-poll them on their trial verdicts?

According to the Miami Herald, historically, in South Florida and other regions of the country, the answer would be no — unless there was some “external pressure” put on the jurors by outsiders or someone on the jury made racist comments about the defendant, Fahie, who is Black. There doesn’t appear to be any evidence of either in the case.

Further complicating matters, according to the publication: There are severe restrictions under the Constitution as to how much a judge, prosecutors and defense lawyers can inquire about a jury’s deliberations.

“I’ve looked at all the other cases and, unsurprisingly, there’s none with this exact scenario,” Williams told both sides during an unusual post-verdict hearing in Miami federal court on Monday, February 12, 2024. “I have extremely limited avenues to explore.”

Miami Herald reported that Federal prosecutors argued that the judge must stick to the four unanimous guilty verdicts by the 12 jurors because they have been discharged of their duties — unless there has been a “mistake” on the verdict form.

“I don’t think there’s a mistake on the verdict form,” said Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin Gerarde, who argued that “it doesn’t matter” at this point if two of the jurors didn’t agree with the other 10 because they were polled in court and discharged from their duties.

Request for a new juror poll

Fahie’s main defense lawyer, Theresa Van Vliet, acknowledged that she has been unable to find any case that is “spot on” with the post-verdict scenario of her client’s trial, but she urged the judge to poll the two jurors in question, if not all 12.

“We’re not suggesting some free-wheeling inquiry,” Van Vliet told the judge, pointing out that Fahie faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years up to life on the main cocaine-import conspiracy conviction

“All we’re asking is for those two jurors to be brought in and be polled [again].”

Miami Herald stated that Van Vliet also threw a curve ball into the proceeding when she disclosed that one of the two jurors had left a voice mail message on her law firm’s phone. She said that neither she nor Fahie’s second attorney, Joyce Delgado, listened to the recording.

After some discussion, Judge Williams proposed that both sides listen to the voice-mail recording privately and report back to her. Williams ordered both sides to file motions by this Thursday to address the unique legal problem and suggest possible solutions.

According to the Miami Herald, ultimately, the judge could let the verdicts stand or declare a mistrial, requiring Fahie to face another trial with a different jury.

76 Responses to “2 jurors in Andrew A. Fahie’s trial change their minds about guilty verdict!”

  • alicia (12/02/2024, 20:41) Like (94) Dislike (6) Reply
    Here we go.......the cartel got to them already.
    • Amen thank you Jesus (12/02/2024, 23:38) Like (10) Dislike (41) Reply
      (Meanwhile, Prophet Fire said he saw angels and a light over the territory, and those angels were searching the Territory including in Miami, and disrupting the court sessions surrounding Fahie’s trial, “I told the Lord, I said, Lord, I want I want to know what this is, and the Lord did not tell me… and I said to the Lord, I really need to understand and realise what this is about,” he said.)
    • @Alicia. Someone Did. (13/02/2024, 03:43) Like (63) Dislike (3) Reply
      The truth will come out..These 2 Jurors words will not be accepted just like that after the fact. They will be properly investigated, their phone, computers, Bank accounts, spending will all be looked at...Let us understand two things..1/ if they are honest he will be retried, "He will not be set free". 2/ If they are dishonest they will be arrested...We will soon find out.
      • Comment (13/02/2024, 10:45) Like (5) Dislike (12) Reply
        Jesus is in control as you all will see.
      • It's the law (13/02/2024, 13:21) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
        They may look into those things, but in the court if law the judge has to take what those jurors Saud. I am a districk court clerk.in the us.
    • Huh? (13/02/2024, 15:03) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
      What Cartel? There was never a cartel involved in any way
    • her (14/02/2024, 14:07) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      “ unless there was some “external pressure” put on the jurors by outsiders or someone on the jury made racist comments about the defendant, Fahie, who is Black”.

      Why did they mention his skin color? It’s not relevant to whether or not a racist comment was made.
  • ANOTHER TWIST (12/02/2024, 20:53) Like (7) Dislike (3) Reply
    IN THE CURVE , ITS LIKE ANOTHER IRMA IN
  • Forbidden Truth (12/02/2024, 20:57) Like (8) Dislike (36) Reply
    Now it done . The plot thickens. John Bull and Uncle Sam never got nothing good cooking for Negro gooody.
  • No Man (12/02/2024, 21:00) Like (59) Dislike (47) Reply
    Send him back when he 80 years
  • vex (12/02/2024, 21:14) Like (13) Dislike (48) Reply
    Free the drew
  • Buck man (12/02/2024, 21:18) Like (60) Dislike (15) Reply
    Ah Wanda is who he pay off!!!!!
  • Rubber Duck (12/02/2024, 21:30) Like (51) Dislike (8) Reply
    Money talks, the perp walks.
  • lol (12/02/2024, 21:30) Like (65) Dislike (16) Reply
    So did someone get to them and offer them money to do this ?
    • & lol (12/02/2024, 21:53) Like (33) Dislike (7) Reply
      Obviously they’re being paid off
    • @LOL (12/02/2024, 22:11) Like (33) Dislike (11) Reply
      Enquiring minds want to know. We wondering if those are the same two Jurors who wanted to know why the case was taking so long. One of them even sent a note to the Judge asking that. Those two Jurors making sure to 'work' for their money. All of this explains why Head Coach showed no emotions when the verdicts were read. He already had these rwo fools to rely on. Judge Williams, if you decide the case is a mistral, please don't grant him any bail because fatso is going to run. Let him warm Johnny's lap.
    • @ lol (12/02/2024, 22:22) Like (6) Dislike (27) Reply
      You lot are a bunch of cry babies. Like there are enough lawyers, AVAILABLE, to do the specific work that this gentleman was working on. It only makes me sick Andrew needs to come home
    • for real (13/02/2024, 07:30) Like (4) Dislike (8) Reply
      I totally believe so
  • Comment (12/02/2024, 21:33) Like (7) Dislike (54) Reply
    Wonderful! Thank the Lord!
  • Carrot Bay housemaid (12/02/2024, 21:44) Like (10) Dislike (131) Reply
    Praises be to the father in heaven. Hallelujah! Our father through his son Andrew has shown us that the might of heaven triumphs even the will of man! Hallelujah Yahweh. Our Savior Andrew will be redeemed and exalted next to his father on the throne! Hallelujah! Andrew please hurry and come home and tend to your faithful flock. Free us of our sin oh merciful and patient savior, that we can live in your ways, free of sin, wrong and the hate of man. Cast your dissidents to the eternal lake of the damned for not submitting their hearts and soul to you Andrew Christ. Aman.
    • @ Carrot Bay housemaid (12/02/2024, 21:56) Like (49) Dislike (3) Reply
      STOP putting God’s Holy Name in Andrew’s criminal activities and witchcraft.

      You all like to use God’s name when it conveniently suits you.
      • @ Carrot Bay housemaid (13/02/2024, 11:47) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
        STOP BLOGGING FOR FUN THIS IS USING GOD's NAME IN VAIN.
    • SCB2 (12/02/2024, 22:13) Like (40) Dislike (6) Reply
      To Carrot Bay housemaid,

      Are you insane? Referring to this man as if he is Christ? Calling him “Our Savior”?

      You must be joking.
    • Mocking (12/02/2024, 22:45) Like (37) Dislike (3) Reply
      @carrotbay housemaid.
      I warning you stop mocking God. If you have nothing good to say and type hush and stop letting your fingers get ahead of your brains. GOD IS NOT TO BE MOCKED HE KNOWS YOUR HEART AND WHO YOU ARE HERE HIDING BEHIND FAKE NAME. YOU CAN HIDE FROM MAN NOT GOD.
    • Pluto (12/02/2024, 23:55) Like (19) Dislike (1) Reply
      I don’t think it’s God in heaven who has wrought this. Rather the Devil and his servants on earth.
    • shocking (13/02/2024, 00:00) Like (17) Dislike (1) Reply
      This is shocking blasphemy. How dare you use the names of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ in this way. Outrageous.
    • Norris Turnbull (13/02/2024, 07:19) Like (18) Dislike (0) Reply
      CB Housemade U need to stop.
    • big D (13/02/2024, 15:39) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      IF it was someone else, that. done what he done you all won't have a problem but because. He was most of you all god sent. i think it is a good thing.to put God name on him because he needs him. even Thow he contradicts. God and to all of his fullers with his hidden agendas that have you all in shock the same God he Neal and pray to also stop him. Because he sees his every move when you couldn't and now, he needs to ask God for forgiveness.
    • hey (13/02/2024, 19:51) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      God is not mocked. Repent.
    • Do so now (13/02/2024, 19:52) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Repent
  • Sizzle (12/02/2024, 21:53) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    Voodoo kicking in late game mehson lmfao.
    • to sizzle (13/02/2024, 12:33) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
      yeah the pay to Senegal reach late so they get late action. Set if evil do-ers
  • Dirty Money (12/02/2024, 23:16) Like (29) Dislike (6) Reply
    How much Andrew had to pay them off to get them to pull this stupidness
  • Weird (12/02/2024, 23:42) Like (10) Dislike (1) Reply
    Weirder than Weird
  • Yep (12/02/2024, 23:48) Like (15) Dislike (29) Reply
    Trump for president!!! … Free Drew!!
  • Get it through yall head (13/02/2024, 02:49) Like (34) Dislike (3) Reply
    The man is guilty and for the sake of his family and rep of the island put this story to rest already geez
  • FIRE (13/02/2024, 03:06) Like (4) Dislike (15) Reply
    Prophet fire ah work
    • FIRE (13/02/2024, 10:49) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      GOD IS WORKING GOD IS WORKING GOD IS WORKING EVEN NOW. YOU MAY NOT KNOW HOW YOU MAY NOT KNOW WHEN BUT GOD. BUT GOD. BUT GOD HE WILL DO IT AGAIN. BREAK EVERY CHAIN. PULLING DOWN STRONG HOLDS I ROOT UP EVERY FOWL PLAN OF THE ENEMY OVER THIS FAMILY AND TERRITORY IN THE NAME OF JESUS. THE BLOOD OF JESUS OVER EVERY CIRCUMSTANCE. WHAT CAN WASH AWAY OUR SINS NOTHING BUT THE BLOOD OF JESUS. YE WHO IS WITHOUT SIN CAST THE FIRST STONE. THE TERRITORY NEED TO REPENT WE TO WICKED. IF WE WANT TO SEE THIS NATION HEAL TURN TURN TURN TURN REPENT.
  • More Arrest coming. (13/02/2024, 05:07) Like (35) Dislike (5) Reply
    Jury tampering, Bribery.. This matter will not be taken as a simple as they say it. 'After the fact' This would be thoroughly investigated...Whatever it is. Stand by in 2 weeks we will know..
  • Hmm (13/02/2024, 05:29) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    They don't get pay on the side or witchcraft is in effect!!
    • Effect (13/02/2024, 09:05) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      Watch God is not like man. He is encharge hold on be still and see his display not the witch. You all stop rejoicing over a person down fall. GOD IS THE LIFTER OF OUR HEAD. YOU BETTER PRAY FOR GOD IS NOT MOCKED.
  • Well Sah (13/02/2024, 07:20) Like (20) Dislike (0) Reply
    All kind of crazy people out here .
  • (13/02/2024, 07:33) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply

    The skull them working….somebody &^%$ the monkey man

  • @ CARROT BAY HOUSE -AID (13/02/2024, 07:43) Like (41) Dislike (0) Reply
    YOU MUST BE WORKING EXTRA HARD , TRY SAYING A PRAYER FOR YOURSELF AND LET SAINT ANDREW PRAY FOR HIMSELF , HE IS
    ACCUSTOMED TO GO DOWN ON HIS KNEES WITH HIS TWO HANDS IN THE AIR , SO THAT SHOULDN'T BE TOO HARD FOR HIM ???? . ( TO EACH HIS OWN
  • WOW (13/02/2024, 07:47) Like (3) Dislike (7) Reply
    It's the PROPHET FIRE
    :) ???? ???? ????
  • Witsec (13/02/2024, 07:51) Like (20) Dislike (2) Reply
    Those jurors should all ask for protection. Desperate ppl intertwined here. This like a movie.
  • Prophet Fire (13/02/2024, 07:52) Like (5) Dislike (43) Reply
    I told you in less than 24hrs a change will come.
    Stay tuned for more. All 12 will change their minds.
    • @prophet fire (13/02/2024, 09:09) Like (16) Dislike (0) Reply
      Let them change their minds because the first thing that will happen is they will all be under investigation to look for any signs of interference / jury tampering.
    • Looker (13/02/2024, 09:13) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
      All am saying to you is 2 Corinthians 11: 13 - 15 have a good read and understand The Almight whom you miss represent and knows your ways.
    • Idiot (14/02/2024, 10:25) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      The final verdict is in, case closed. He can appeal, but 2 jurors might go to jail for trying to mess with the court system, if you all think this is something to. rejoice about. Go read the US ???????? Jury rules
  • Hotmess (13/02/2024, 08:37) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    Smh. All of them are crazy. But there's a God. Don't care how much you guys pay people God stands in everything
  • Guest (13/02/2024, 08:40) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
    The judge is dotting the I's and crossing the T's. Once the jurors were polled and subsequently discharged it's like putting toothpaste back in the tube. Not impossible but improbable. Let's wait and see.
  • El Demonio Negro (13/02/2024, 08:50) Like (3) Dislike (11) Reply
    GOOD OLD AMERICAN JUSTICE SYSTEM! That man coming home LOL! So the thing starts.
  • Corruption continues (13/02/2024, 09:06) Like (12) Dislike (9) Reply
    Don't you guys know that FBI gonna track down who is playing with the jury people? They going to find who you be and your fate will be worse to A.F. keep playing around

    Every phone will be seized, every footstep will be back tracked, every restroom brreak will be rewind and every home surveillance will be reviewed and the Fire will turn cold. Prophecy that you dirty evil monster
  • extradited (13/02/2024, 09:58) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    when fire goes to tola, ah hope your government will extradite him when his prophetic hour reach. Boss you will reap just what you sow. Everything ain't going happen in one day. That thing call time? the same devil who fueling the fire is the same devil who will tire him out, just like it did andru. Go ahead and play dutty games. Mehson you don't tamper wit us jurys, they going track you down. Your church account don't have the money you going need for the same lawyer, because she not going defend you for a discount or for free. Try hard to get b.v.i belonger status
    • god is watching (13/02/2024, 10:29) Like (14) Dislike (1) Reply
      @extradited the man is FAKE!! These Virgin Islanders running on emotions!! They are so gullible! If they take time and watch that man body language and pay close attention to what he says they would know that this man has not been called by God!
  • guy hill (13/02/2024, 10:25) Like (16) Dislike (0) Reply
    Seems like the two Jurors are a day late and a dollar short.
  • Endtimes (13/02/2024, 10:26) Like (15) Dislike (5) Reply
    The devil is in the details?? Ohh... and witchcraft too! Why is the judge even considering hearing this nonsense! Search the Internet and you will never find such atrocity! These people who call themselves prophets better stop mocking God!
  • question (13/02/2024, 10:57) Like (12) Dislike (14) Reply
    The jury was in a hurry to close the case. did he really get a fair trial?
    • @ question (13/02/2024, 11:54) Like (15) Dislike (1) Reply
      I hate to say it but I think that is a fair question.
      Personally, I think the lady who made the deal (including the deal on the side) did worse. But the man who was the Premier should have known better, and should have protected his country and it’s People, by saying “No” to criminal drug activity.
  • FBI (13/02/2024, 11:11) Like (10) Dislike (3) Reply
    It is time the FBI take a look into prophet fire.
  • Hmm (13/02/2024, 12:27) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
    First of all jurors are pick at random, and there is a process you can’t just have a change of mine after the written verdict was placed .you are not allowed to talk about your cases outside of court room.
  • jack@$$ (13/02/2024, 12:29) Like (9) Dislike (2) Reply
    Alot of $$$ being spent but it won't change a thing. Andrew been exposed, the UK been exposed, the governor been exposed, Roxanne been exposed, this false prophet been exposed. Stop playing games with powers more powerful than yourself. GOD stands supreme above all angels and he will not be mocked or used as a tool.
  • Bourgeois Professor (13/02/2024, 13:19) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    These two jurors must have inna slumber during the process. Did they not understand that their agreement was part of the unanimous guilty on all counts. If the jurors had serious genuine doubts, why did they go along with the majority? Are there some earth shattering info we the public are unaware of ? Are the two jurors a day late and a wooden penny short. Former Premier Andrew Fahie best slim hope may be perhaps a retrial. On another side note, I saw video, which I don’t know if it is AI generated, where it is alleged that Trump said that Fah-ie was set up by both the US and UK and if he were president he would pardon him. Again, it is possible that the video could be AI generated.
  • That’s crazy (13/02/2024, 14:00) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
    #FreeDrew mehboi
  • resident (13/02/2024, 14:24) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    If anybody had believed that video with Donald Trump then you all are some aholes.
    On another note, since when can jurors change their minds after a verdict?
  • Well Sah (13/02/2024, 14:24) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Look kicks!
  • Wa Yo Seh (13/02/2024, 14:37) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    If Andrew come home the world in trouble. One way or the other 2024 is going to be a game changer.
  • Muckracker (13/02/2024, 14:37) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    So you all busy with the little details but not focussin on the fact that there is a Hezbollah wing in Tortola. This was confirmed by Maynard that the people she saw were Arabs from Tortola all else is nothing. its not just drugs its arms of war!! A lot of AK 47s popping around in robberies and shoot ups. That a weapon of choice for them terrorist groups. Maynard was easily swallowed in this because of her dealings with Hezbollah prior to this. These guys been moving arms through Tortola, thats the news!!
  • Ye who is without sin (13/02/2024, 19:58) Like (1) Dislike (5) Reply
    I find a lot of you so called christians aint posting a thing on here but judgment. Ayo need worry bout ayo own sins eh. A lot of us will be surprised on who will make it into the pearly gates
  • barbie doll (13/02/2024, 23:53) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Bunch of blasted crooners you all need to hush
  • Happy (16/02/2024, 16:41) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    I'm happy with the Guilty verdict according to bad governance I believe there are others in the carribbean purse where investigation is concerned


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