Carol Winker

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ARTICLES BY CAROL WINKER

13 years given for rape

Marlon Ricardo Porter, 37, was sentenced on Tuesday to 13 years’ imprisonment for rape after a Grand Court jury found him guilty in October.

Stabbing case goes to Grand Court

Amil Regina Cotes-Incinosa appeared in Summary Court on Monday charged with three offenses after a reported stabbing in West Bay in the early hours of Friday, Feb. 16.

Ex-realtor pleads guilty to theft

A Grand Court trial ended unexpectedly on Friday when defendant Antonio Paolini entered a guilty plea to a theft charge.

Jail for gross indecency with child

Devon Alanzo Stewart was sentenced on Thursday to four years and nine months in prison after being found guilty of gross indecency with a 7-year-old girl. Mr. Stewart had chosen to be tried by judge alone and Justice Timothy Owen delivered his guilty verdict last September, remanding the defendant in custody.

Estella’s murderers sentenced to a minimum of 40 years

Kirkland Henry and Larry Prinston Ricketts were sentenced on Thursday afternoon to 40 years in prison for the 2008 murder of rights activist Estella Scott-Roberts.

38 years for two ‘gang-related’ murders

Raziel Jeffers, now 34, was sentenced on Monday to serve a total of 38 years for two murders committed in 2009 and 2010 in West Bay. In passing sentence, Justice Charles Quin said the fatal shootings were gang related.

Inmate queries murder sentencing

Leonard Antonio Ebanks was sentenced on Tuesday to 34 years’ imprisonment for the Sept. 8, 2010 murder of Tyrone Burrell in a yard at Birch Tree Hill, West Bay.

Immigration officer’s DUI trial adjourned

The trial of senior immigration officer Garfield (Gary) Wong continued on Tuesday, but had to be adjourned until April when a police officer did not attend, although a summons had been issued for him.

23-year sentence given for murder

John Talmage Gouldbourne was sentenced on Monday to serve 23 years before he can apply to be released from prison for the August 2004 murder of Moreen Maree Williams.

Date set for conch trial

A man accused of importing 850 pounds of conch without a valid permit last year pleaded not guilty in Summary Court Tuesday.

Minister McTaggart’s traffic trial adjourned

The trial of Finance Minister Roy Michael McTaggart on a charge of careless driving did not proceed as scheduled last Thursday. A new trial date of June 14 was set, with a file note that it might not proceed.

Loaded gun recovered from man’s hotel room

James Harris Winton Jr., 37, appeared in Summary Court on Monday facing charges of possession of an unlicensed firearm and six rounds of ammunition.

‘Gangland’ murder attracts 34 years

Facing a minimum of 30 years, Brian Emmanuel Borden was sentenced Friday to 34 years’ imprisonment for the Sept. 13, 2011, murder of Robert Bush in West Bay.

Anglin sentenced to 30 years for fatal nightclub shooting

Chief Justice Anthony Smellie sentenced Devon Jermaine Anglin on Friday to 30 years’ imprisonment for the murder of Carlo Webster inside the Next Level Night Club in the early hours of Sept. 10, 2009.

Sentencing for Estella’s murder adjourned again

Sentencing was adjourned on Friday for the two men who received life sentences after their conviction for murdering rights activist Estella Scott-Roberts in 2008.

No convictions recorded in sugar glider case

Jimel Martyn McLean and Sabrina Robin Walton were ordered to pay $200 each in costs Thursday after pleading guilty previously to importing a live animal without a license. Magistrate Valdis Foldats ruled that no convictions be recorded against them.

90 hours community service for damaging policeman’s car

A man who damaged the personal car of a police officer he blamed for the death of his cousin in a multiple fatality crash in East End last year was sentenced Wednesday to 90 hours of community service.

34 years for woman’s murder in East End

Randy Lebert Martin was sentenced Wednesday to serve 34 years in prison before he can apply for release, following his 2010 conviction for the murder of Sabrina Schirn.

Metal baseball bat used as assault weapon

One blow with a baseball bat left a man in need of a titanium plate in his head and, six months later, a cane for stability to assist him in walking.

Man charged in child indecent assault case

A man appeared in court Wednesday charged with two counts of indecent assault on girls at Smith Cove on Sunday.
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