Saturday, September 21, 2019

Law & Order

Man Spends £30,000 Fighting £100 Speeding Fine

A man spent £30,000 of his savings on a failed legal battle "for justice" over a £100 speeding fine. Richard Keedwell, 71, said a "seriously flawed" legal system meant fighting...

Former PM Warns That Fraudsters Are Soliciting Online In His Name

Former Saint Lucia Prime Minister Doctor Kenny Anthony has issued an alert that fraudsters are  soliciting online in his name. "Friends, I have received numerous accounts of online soliciting and...

US Couple Charged After Spending $100K From Bank Mistake

A Pennsylvania couple has been charged with theft after spending thousands of dollars their bank mistakenly deposited in their account. Robert and Tiffany Williams received $120,000 (£97,000) in error and...

Jamaican Who Snitched On ‘Dudus’ Coke Fighting US Deportation

 An undocumented Jamaican man who helped United States (US) authorities convict drug kingpin Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke is now fighting to remain in the US, according to a report in...

Guibion Ferdinand Alerts Facebook Friends To Scam

Opposition Senator Guibion Ferdinand has alerted his Facebook friends to a scam involving messages purporting to originate from his page. In a September 5, 2019 post on the official Facebook...

Mayor Wants Halt To Student Loitering In Castries

With the re-opening of schools for the new academic year, the Mayor of Castries, Peterson Francis, is seeking the cooperation of students in stopping student loitering in the Saint...

Man Who Stole $50 To Be Freed After 36 Years In US Jail

An Alabama judge has ordered that a man who robbed a bakery of $50.75 (£41.72) be released from his life sentence. Alvin Kennard, 58, was handed the harsh sentence under...

Victim Of Hit And Run Incident To Seek Overseas Treatment

The 23 year old victim of this week's alleged hit and run incident at Union, Castries, is expected to be taken to neighbouring Martinique for medical treatment, persons familiar...

T&T Police Urged To Charge Union Leader With Sedition

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Roger Gaspard, SC, has advised police to charge Public Service Association (PSA) Watson Duke with sedition. Responding to questions at the post-Cabinet press briefing, last...

Woman Cleared Of Murder After 35 years In Jail Gets $3M

A woman who spent 35 years in jail for murder before being cleared by DNA evidence on a cigarette stub is to receive $3m (£2.5m) in compensation. Cathy Woods, 68,...