Three deputies charged for assaulting Bahamian teen in South Florida

The Broward State Attorney’s Office announced on Wednesday that Sergeant Gregory LaCerra and Deputies Christopher Krickovich and Ralph Mackey are facing misdemeanor charges, after they allegedly assaulted Delucca Rolle, a 15-year-old Bahamian-American student back in April of this year. LaCerra, 51, was charged with two counts of battery for spraying Rolle in the face with […]

Frank Smith’s lawyer: Magistrate did nothing wrong when she criticized Sands and Dames

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt did nothing wrong when she criticized Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands and National Security Minister Marvin Dames for their involvement in the Frank Smith bribery and extortion trial, according to Smith’s attorney, Keith Knight, QC. On Tuesday, Director of Public Prosecutions Garvin Gaskins asserted that the chief magistrate was […]

Crown’s appeal of Frank Smith’s case gets underway

DPP: Magistrate erred when she took extraneous matters into consideration when making her decision NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Crown’s appeal of former Progressive Liberal Party Senator, Frank Smith, finally got underway on Tuesday as the attorney general’s office presented its case in the Court of Appeal. Back in February, chief magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt acquitted Smith […]

Alleged child abductor charged with four counts of abduction

“I hope they’re happy now,” she tells the court before being remanded NASSAU, BAHAMS – A psychiatric report from the Sandilands Rehabilitation Center presented in the magistrate court on Monday, deemed the alleged serial child abductor, De’edra Gibson, fit to enter a plea to the charges levied against her. The 29-year-old beautician was shielded from […]

Man arraigned on several charges of theft and housebreaking

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Ambrose Gibson, 31, of #71 McKinney Drive appeared before Magistrate Samuel McKinney on Thursday, charged with 10 counts of stealing and four counts of housebreaking. According to court documents, the thief went on a stealing spree in southwestern New Providence, robbing residents in the Carmichael Road area of televisions, cell phones, lawn […]

Two brothers charged with murder

  NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Two brothers, 21-year-old Anton Lodimus, shown in the black shirt and 25-year-old Dwayne Lodimus, shown in the blue shirt, appeared before Chief Magistrate Joyanne Ferguson-Pratt on Monday, charged with the shooting death of 40-year-old Elroy “Skully” Burrows of Podoleo Street. Police alleged that on March 19, 2019 around 11 a.m., the victim […]