Nine arrested, charged for various offences
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – ONCE again Milton ‘Shoeshine’ Phipps of Basseterre has been made a guest of Her Majesty’s Prison. This time, however, he will be residing in the penal institution for two years.
According to a police release, Phipps recently appeared before a City Magistrate on a larceny charge which he committed on Thursday (June 6) and was convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment with hard labour.
One year was however deducted from his sentence because of his guilty plea.
Over the years, Phipps has been a regular guest at Her Majesty’s Prison.
His last sojourn at the penal institution ended in May this year after he was convicted and sentenced for three months for possession of crack cocaine; an offence he committed on Thursday, December 2012.
Also at the Court was Cynthia Archibald of Shadwell charged with indecent language, insulting language and threatening language, which were committed on Fort Street, Basseterre on Friday, March 8, 2013.
Archibald was convicted and fined EC$500 for the indecent and insulting languages charges, which is to be paid within one month or, if in default, serve one month imprisonment.
She was however cautioned on the threatening language charge.
Meanwhile, police had arrested and charged nine individuals for offences ranging from larceny to driving without a valid licence.
Devon Jeffers of Carty Alley, Newtown was arrested and charged with larceny, which he allegedly committed on Sunday (June 2), while Jimmy Allen of Upper Market Street was arrested and charged for carrying abroad an offensive weapon; an offence he allegedly committed on Wednesday (June 5).
Jevon Maynard of Pond's Extension was formally arrested and charged with malicious damage, which he allegedly committed on Thursday (May 23), while Anthony Henry of Lower Monkey Hill was arrested and charged with possession of cannabis and possession of cannabis with intent to supply. He allegedly committed these offences on Wednesday (June 5) in Lower Monkey Hill.
Devon Albertine of Ottley’s Village was arrested and charged with malicious damage and carrying abroad an offensive weapon, which he allegedly committed on Wednesday (June 5), while Oliver Weekes of Lower Monkey Hill and Ghislaine David of Parray Housing Project, Monkey Hill were jointly arrested and charged with possession of cannabis and possession of cannabis with intent to supply. They allegedly committed in Lower Monkey Hill on Wednesday (June 5).
And Marlon Mills of St. Johnson Village was arrested and charged with wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm, which was allegedly committed on Thursday (June 6), while Glenville Williams of Lemon Hill Lodge Village was arrested and charged for allegedly driving without a valid and unexpired driver’s licence and driving without insurance in Cayon on Wednesday (June 5).