15 foreign nationals convicted in GB magistrate’s court

15 foreign nationals convicted in GB magistrate’s court

FREEPORT, BAHAMAS – Fifteen foreign nationals were convicted in a Grand Bahama magistrate’s court on Tuesday, March 5.

The foreign nationals comprised of 12 Haitians, two Chinese and one Colombian.

The foreign nationals were all arraigned in magistrate’s court number three before magistrate Rengin Johnson and were convicted of the following charges respectively.

Delise Gedilis, Anne Edith Taris, Rose Widney Fils-Aime, Venant Nixon, Brave Odric, Wislyn Alexis, Guenther Elovidor, Vilnert Lauradin were all convicted of Illegal Entry & Illegal Embarkation and were fined $300.00 each on both counts or in default of payment to serve six months at Bahamas Department of Correctional Services.

Kerlande Cerizier was convicted of Illegal Entry and fined $300.00 or in default of payment to serve six months at Bahamas Department of Correctional Services.

Exelane Saint Victor and Kerby Victor were convicted of Illegal Embarkation and fined $300.00 each or in default of payment serve six months at Bahamas Department of Correctional Services.

Rodelyn Lamour was convicted of overstaying and fined $3000 or in default of payment to serve nine months at Bahamas Department of Correctional Services.

Limei Zhang, Jie Zhao and Nancy Melissa Rengifo Barreiro were convicted of Overstaying & Illegal Embarkation and were both fined $3000.00 and $300.00 respectively on each count or in default of payment to serve nine months at Bahamas Department of Correctional Services.

Fines were not paid by Guenther Elovidor, Rodelyn Lamour, Limei Zhang and Jie Zhao and they were subsequently turned over to the Royal Bahamas Police Force for due process.