Dos D’anne man ordered to pay $5000.00 for GBH

first_imgLocalNews Dos D’anne man ordered to pay $5000.00 for GBH by: – February 13, 2012 24 Views   no discussions Share Sharing is caring! Tweetcenter_img Court gavel. Photo credit: lazytechguys.comForty year old Clinton Anatol of Dos D’anne was this morning ordered to pay $5000.00 when he pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent to Davis Moulon of the same village by High Court Judge Bernie Stephenson Brooks.According to the facts presented in Court by Athlyn Nesty, Attorney representing the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, the victim Davis Moulon was at his home cooking on the 25th of May, 2011 about 2pm when the Defendant visited his home.The Defendant asked him for a plate of food and promised to pay him $5.00 which he never did. A few days later on the 29th of May the Defendant went to the victim’s mother grocery shop where he is accustomed to purchase groceries and alcohol.The Defendant asked the shopkeeper Olive to sell him rum but she refused as he appeared drunk to her. He then proceeded to go behind the counter but was cautioned by a villager “to leave the lady alone and cool your meditation”.The Defendant proceeded to stand in the doorway of the shop where Moulon later met him and asked him what he was doing there. He threw a stone at Moulon but missed, then threw a beer bottle which also missed at which point on advice by his mother Moulon ran away.The Defendant pursued him and placed his foot behind Moulon’s foot causing him to fall down and then started beating him repeatedly on his left hand with a stick which broke in two pieces in the process.Moulon was taken to the Portsmouth Hospital and treated for a swollen forearm and fractured left hand which was placed in a cast. The Defendant was cautioned by a police officer and replied; “Yes officer I was drunk I’m sorry”.Counsel for the Defendant Darius Jones in making a plea in mitigation for him told the Court that his client is almost in midlife and has pleaded guilty to the offense and did not seek to waste the Court’s time. Jones explained that his client had also visited Moulon and his family to apologize for his behavior showing deep remorse and regret for his actions.Jones further explained that his client is a carpenter and was influenced by a very common liquid which played a significant role that would account for his behavior. Jones also noted that although his client had previous brushes with the law they are a decade old and he asked the Court to consider that his client has shown tremendous remorse for his actions when sentencing him.Justice Bernie Stephenson-Brookes in sentencing the Defendant noted that his previous convictions were older than 10 years and as such indicates that he has been making attempts to “walk the straight and narrow road”. She told the Defendant however that she must consider the aggravating factor which is that he inflicted pain and suffering on someone who was not deserving. “He fed you and you turn around and beat him that’s not good enough but I trust that you have learned a lesson. Counsel indicated that you are very sorry and that you have gone to the family to ask for forgiveness which is noted” she told him.He was sentenced to pay $5000.00 within 6 months or in default serve 24 months in prison.Dominica Vibes News Share Sharelast_img read more

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Laudrup seeking legal advice

first_img Press Association Michael Laudrup has blasted the manner of his sacking by Swansea and has said he is taking legal advice over the dismissal. Swansea have picked up just six points from their last 10 matches and are two points above the relegation zone heading into this weekend’s derby showdown with Cardiff. The Swans, however, are through to the fifth round of the FA Cup, where they face Everton, and are also in the last 32 of the Europa League, with Italian side Napoli their next opponents. Monk held his first training session on Wednesday and did his best to fend off some awkward questions from the press 24 hours later. One of those related to defender Chico Flores, who was involved in a training ground bust-up with Monk last month. The club have played down some of the more colourful accounts of the incident and Monk, a Swansea captain in all four divisions, insisted it would have no effect on his team selection. “Chico will be involved in the squad, zero problems whatsoever,” said Monk. “We had a talk today. Things have been blown up and we have had a laugh about it. He is a good man.” The 34-year-old also attempted to play down the upheaval Laudrup’s exit would have on the club between now and the end of the season. “We’re all aware of what has happened this week. It has been a busy period,” said Monk. “I know the club and the players, nothing here is new to me. We’ve lost players and managers in the past and we’ve dealt with that. “That’s industry we are in. We’re used to those experiences. “I was just told ‘Can you be ready to prepare the team’. I don’t know what happened with manager and chairman. This is my club and that’s what I’ll do.” Monk admitted the full-time job would be a dream role for him, even if it meant the end of his playing days. “My ultimate aim would be to manage the club, (but) I am not a player-manager. If I am in. I might not be seeing things elsewhere. “If I have played my last game as a player it would mean I have done well.” Former England manager Glenn Hoddle has been linked with Swansea since Laudrup’s departure, however it has emerged he has no interest in joining the club. According to zapsportz.com, the website founded by Hoddle last year, the 56-year-old “has neither sought nor applied for the Swansea post. And he has not been interviewed nor has he any plans to be interviewed for the job”. Hoddle has been out of football management since leaving Wolves in 2006, having previously held club positions at Swindon, Chelsea, Southampton and Tottenham. The Dane was sacked on Tuesday following a poor run of form by Swansea, 12 months after leading the club to the first major trophy in their history. The League Managers Association (LMA) is now writing to the club to ask for the reasons for his sacking. On the day his temporary replacement, club stalwart Garry Monk, held his first press conference, Laudrup released a statement which read: “I am deeply disappointed to have been dismissed as manager of Swansea City. “In particular, the manner in which it happened and the actions the club has taken since notifying me in the briefest of letters which gave no reasons why such hasty and final action was deemed necessary. “I am, of course taking legal advice and the LMA have already written to the club asking for a proper explanation as to why I was summarily dismissed.” Laudrup also revealed his upset at being denied the chance to thank the players in person for their efforts under him. He added: “The club has informed me that I cannot visit the training ground to say my farewells to the players so I do that now through this statement. “The players have been fantastic and their contribution under the very professional guidance of my coaching staff has been absolutely fundamental to the club’s recent successes. Three members of my staff have also been dismissed. “Whilst league results have been disappointing of late, we are still 12th in the table and it is there for all to see the fine margins in the league this season in terms of points that separate 11 clubs. “Although we have been unfortunate with injuries, I believe our league form would have improved and that we would have benefited from the forthcoming Europa League and FA Cup matches.” last_img read more

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Delaware County Farm Bureau hosts Symphony on the Farm

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Tickets are now on sale for the Delaware County Farm Bureau’s “Benefit in the Barn, A Symphony on the Farm.” This celebration of agriculture and music happens Saturday, August 20, 2016 with all proceeds benefitting partners of the Delaware County Hunger Alliance. For the second year in a row, guests will enjoy a fun and unique concert along with dinner, Ohio beer, wine and spirits, and special surprises throughout the night.The event takes place on Hardscrabble Farms at 2514 Skinner Road, Delaware. The farm has been operated by the Skinner family for more than a century. Tickets include a picnic-style dinner compliments of All Occasions Catering beginning at 6 p.m. and music by the Central Ohio Symphony commencing at 7:30 p.m. and playing until dusk. Guests are encouraged bring a lawn chair for open seating in the barnyard. Tents will be erected to provide cover in the event of inclement weather.To purchase your tickets online, visit: BenefitInTheBarn.org. General admission is $30 per ticket and includes the concert and dinner. Farm Bureau members will receive a $5 discount per ticket when entering their Farm Bureau member number. A limited amount of tickets will be offered, so be sure to get your tickets early. For additional assistance regarding ticket purchases, please call the United Way of Delaware County at 614-436-8929. If you have questions about the event in general, please call the Delaware County Farm Bureau at 740-363-1613.Proceeds from the Benefit in the Barn will benefit the Delaware County Hunger Alliance. The members of the Hunger Alliance are committed to increasing access to fresh produce, food pantries, meals for the homebound, and nutrition education. To learn more visit www.DelawareCountyHunger.org.Those who cannot attend the Benefit in the Barn but would still like to support the Delaware County Hunger Alliance, can visit: https://www.liveuniteddelawarecounty.org/take-action/hungeralliance/empty-plate-campaign.The event would not be possible without the support of sponsors. Sponsors already committed to this year’s benefit include the Delaware County Foundation’s Robert Weiler Family Fund and Charles H. and Betty J. Sheets Fund, Delaware County Bank, First Citizens National Bank, POET, Trillium Farms, Wright Moore Law Office, and Farm Credit Mid America.last_img read more

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Saurav qualifies British Super Series quarter-finals

first_imgSaurav Ghosal is on a high. The country’s leading squash player is going through the best phase of his international career. The 24-year-old reached the quarter-finals of the British Super Series this month, in the process becoming the first Indian to do. Not only that, he stretched reigning world champion Amr Shabana to five games in the Hong Kong Open in July.Saurav Ghosal is going through best phase of his career.Speaking to Mail Today, after his first practice session at the Siri Fort Sports Complex in the Capital, Ghoshal said he was happy with the conditions.”It is the first time that I have stepped on to these courts. It was a very good feeling. In terms of lighting and other factors, these courts are comparable to the best in the world. The ASB courts, which are used on the Professional Squash Association ( PSA) circuit are also being used in this competition,” he said.At the same time, Saurav cautioned that there were minor things that needed to be done.”Well they are some minor glitches which can be sorted out. These glitches occur in most tournaments so it is nothing surprising,” he said.About the level of competition at the Games, Saurav said it was going to be a tough one. “We have the likes of Nick Mathews ( world No. 3), James Willtstrop (No. 6) and Peter Barker (No. 7). It is going to be a very formidable one,” he said.Speaking about his performance this year, Saurav, who’s ranked 26th – his best ever so far – said that his good showing was due to his self- belief and conviction.advertisement”When you have the belief that you can beat the top players then it becomes that much easier for you to win against the leading players,” he said.He came up with a couple of sterling performances this year. In May, he stretched former world champion and current world No. 3 Amr Shabana to five games at the Hong Kong Open. “That was one of the best matches I have played this year. Initially, I had some blues playing against Amr. He is my idol and here I was up against him,” he conceded.But once he got over the blues, Saurav matched the Egyptian shot for shot. ” In the end, what separated him from me was just a couple of crucial points which he won,” he said.Thereafter, Saurav came up with his terrific performance at the British Super Series event – one of the top ranked events on the PSA circuit in September. The Indian made it to the quarterfinals where he lost to Englishman James Willstrop.”I was extremely satisfied with my performance at this event in Manchester. It was the first time I made such a progress in a tournament of such a magnitude,” he said.Saurav feels his decision to base abroad – in Leeds, England – has got him the desired results.”Initially, I had some hesitation.But then five years down the line, I am convinced that I made the right decision. The competition in England is very tough. In fact, I am practicing with Willstrop almost on a daily basis,” he said.SAVOURS ASIAD BRONZESaurav has very vivid memories of the bronze medal won at the Asian Games in 2006. ” I have very fond memories of Doha. The most unfortunate part was that my opponent in the quarter- finals happened to be my good friend Ritwik ( Bhattacharya). It ( the bronze) was my first major medal at the international level and I will treasure it for the rest of my career,” he said.Meanwhile, national coach Cyrus Poncha was satisfied with the way his wards shaped up during the two practice sessions.”They arrived from Chennai only on Saturday afternoon and got a feel of the courts today. I am happy with the way they were hitting the ball,” he said.last_img read more

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