Several Lindeners fined for DUI offences

first_imgSeveral Lindeners were fined for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol on Wednesday when they appeared at the Linden Magistrate’s Court before Magistrate Rushelle Liverpool.The offences all carried a fine of 00 with default sentences ranging from a week to two weeks in prison. Neil Patterson was fined for the offence when he was found guilty of driving pickup PJJ691 along Sir David Rose Avenue, Mackenzie, on Thursday 6 August, while his breath alcohol level was 110 micrograms, which is above the prescribed limit. Failure to pay the sum will result in a default sentence of a week in prison.Floyd Wilson was also fined for the offence of DUI. The court heard that on Sunday 9 October, he drove car PSS9186 on the Kara Kara public road, Mackenzie, with his breath alcohol level at 42 micrograms. Failure to pay the sum will result in a default sentence of two weeks in prison.Additionally, Victor Edward of Speightland, Mackenzie, was charged and fined in relation to the offence. Facts of the case indicated that he drove car PPP9272 on Greenheart Street, Mackenzie, on Wednesday 5 October, while his breath alcohol level was 139 micrograms. Failure to pay the sum will result in a default sentence of two weeks in prison.Meanwhile, Richard Gomes of South Amelia’s Ward, Mackenzie, was also fined in a DUI offence: The charge against him read that he drove a car along the Kara Kara Public Road on October 9, while his breath alcohol level was 72 micrograms. Failure to pay the sum will result in a default sentence of two weeks in prison.Also fined in connection with DUI was Ray Murray of Central Amelia’s Ward. The court heard that he drove car PNN3235 on Greenheart Street, with his breath alcohol level at 67 micrograms. The fine carries a default sentence of two weeks imprisonment.Similarly, Patriece McPherson of Old Kara Kara was fined in connection with driving a vehicle while his breath alcohol level exceeded the prescribed limit.The court heard that he drove van PHH3551 on Greenheart Street on Wednesday 5 October while his breath alcohol level was 45 micrograms. The fine carries a default sentence of two weeks in prison.Ras Marcus Mckenzie of Central Amelia’s Ward was also fined 00 after he was found guilty of driving car PNN5490 along the Kara Kara Public Road on Sunday 9 October while his breath alcohol level was 98 micrograms.In addition, Dwayne Oudkerk also of Central Amelia’s Ward was fined when he was found guilty of driving car PNN3417 on the Washer Pond Road, Mackenzie, on October 7 while his breath alcohol level was 40 micrograms. Failure to pay the sum will result in a default sentence of two weeks in prison.Jillian Benjamin of Noitgedacht was also slapped with a fine after being found guilty of driving motorcycle CG2778 along the Washer Pond Road while his breath alcohol level was 43 micrograms.Failure to pay the fine will result in a default sentence of two weeks imprisonment.last_img read more

Jury empanelled as North West robbery-murder trial begins

first_imgMarlon Marian Freeman has denied that he was responsible for the murder of Timothy Adams, who allegedly met his demise during the course of a robbery at Turtle Creek, Five Star Backdam, North West District (NWD) on December 22, 2013. After Freeman entered the not-guilty plea when the charge was read to him,Deceased: Timothy Adamsa 12-member jury was empanelled to hear the case before Justice James Bovell-Drakes at the High Court in Georgetown.Freeman is represented by Defence Counsel Folio Richards while State Counsel Lisa Cave is presenting the State’s case. Reports were that the now deceased man met his demise while he was en route to a mining camp. Justice Bovell-Drakes adjourned the matter to Monday afternoon when the first set of some 10 witnesses are expected to testify.last_img