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Former bank employee charged with stealing $30,000

A FORMER Commonwealth Bank employee was charged in a Magistrate's Court on Friday with stealing more than $30,000 from her employer over a seven-month period.

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Man accused of stealing car bumper

A 50-year-old man accused of stealing a car bumper last month was granted $500 bail in the Magistrate’s Court on Friday.

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Man charged with threatening to kill two men

A 44-year-old man was charged in Magistrate’s Court on Friday for threatening to kill two men.

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‘I heard the shots - I had no idea my son was the victim’

WHEN Chavon Johnson heard gunshots in her community on Monday night, she had no idea the bullets had struck her son, Anthon Percentie.

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Fifth person shot dead since Sunday

A MAN was found dead yesterday morning with apparent gunshot injuries.

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Six charged for care home cruelty

SIX women were charged yesterday with child cruelty in connection with the beating of a number of wards at the Children’s Emergency Hostel.

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$1,800 fine for man found with $1,000 worth cocaine

A 51-year-old man, found with $1,000 worth of cocaine last week, was ordered to pay $1,800 to avoid spending six months in prison.

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Haitian woman who lied to immigration fined $1,500

A HAITIAN woman who falsely told immigration officers that she had travelled to the country on a wooden sloop, although in fact she had entered by plane, was yesterday fined $1,500.

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Retrial ordered for man accused of sex with child

THE Court of Appeal yesterday ordered a retrial after it set aside a judge’s ruling regarding a man who was accused of having unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor.

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Woman is quizzed over stabbing death

POLICE are questioning a woman in connection with the stabbing to death of another woman, according to police press liaison officer Superintendent Audley Peters.

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Dominoes game ends in court

A MAN who dislocated his neighbour’s shoulder after she cheated in a game of dominoes was yesterday ordered to compensate her for her injuries.

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INDECENT ASSAULT SUSPECT DENIED BAIL

A 40-year-old man was remanded to prison accused of indecently assaulting a woman earlier this month.

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Man given $150 fine for slapping six-year-old boy

A 32-year-old man who claimed he slapped a little boy because he called him a “sissy” and threw a bottle at him was yesterday fined $150.

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Man who refused to put out fire is bound to keep the peace

A MAN who refused to extinguish an open fire he started after being instructed to do so by police officers was yesterday bound to keep the peace for six months.

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Man dead and woman in hospital after shooting

A MAN is dead and a woman is in serious condition in hospital after a shooting on Monday.

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