Man on grievous bodily harm charge gets bail

Danny Joseph

River Street’s Danny Joseph was released on $20,000 bail at the Magistrate’s Court Thursday morning.

Joseph, who is represented by attorney Dawn Yearwood-Stuart, was on remand at the State Prison for causing grievous bodily harm to Omar Thomas – a Bath Estate man.

Joseph and his brother Jack Joseph appeared before magistrate Candia George about a month ago after a fatal shooting incident  which occurred at “Krazy-Kokonutz” which left one man dead.

Joseph is expected to return to court 3rd September, 2012.

He has been warned to be on good behavior and told that he has to report to the police headquarters three times a week.

Magistrate George advised the young man to stay out of trouble and avoid places where he could be exposed to illegal activity, to which he responded “yes mam.”

The magistrate however took a different approach to the case of  Jeremiah Challenger, who is on remand for conspiracy to import drugs into the Commonwealth of Dominica.

He had earlier appeared before Magistrate Ossie Lewis last week jointly charged with four other men.

He was at the time represented by Wayne Norde.

Challenger appeared in court on Thursday morning with a new attorney, Gina Dyer-Munroe, who argued that her client should be granted bail since the prosecution’s objection that he was a flight risk because he was jointly charged with foreigners is a “misapplication” of the law.

Dyer-Munroe argued that the accused is a citizen of Dominica and has sufficient ties in the country.

She also said that there was no evidence brought so far to support the charge.

However, Magistrate George denied bail on the grounds that the defendant was already on bail for a similar offence.

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95 Comments

  1. naf
    August 4, 2013

    hold strong dan dan :-D

  2. hmmm
    July 17, 2012

    i cant understand the laws of dominica at all. danny getting bail for KILLING and the drug dealer was denied bail. look another murderer from marigot got 9 years killing “gold teeth” in his jeep. that is why i am NOT voting.

  3. Change is possible
    July 15, 2012

    Danny i know that you r full of potential and you can change…praying for you

  4. God's creation
    July 14, 2012

    Why are we always killing our btothers and the Police that hunts us down especially in Dominica not getting killed.

  5. corecter
    July 14, 2012

    Dno, i have looked in every dictionary trying to find the grievious and still cant it. Please dno the word is grievous. It measns serious injury. Please make the correction

    • corecter
      July 15, 2012

      am still looking to find the word grievious in the dictionary.

      • stupid
        July 18, 2012

        oh shut up…just comment the article

  6. July 14, 2012

    ha ha

  7. Looking at it
    July 14, 2012

    I glad. When the WAR start in Roseau i want to be far away from it. I think they sentenced danny to death wen he was released. AS for the haters who hating on Miah, i think that it is unfair and BIASED to have him in jail without bail and have that sick freak danny out. But God has a reason for everything. So MAY and all the other FANS of Danny Joseph better buckle up and pray for him cause we will soon be commenting under a story of the death of Murder and former CONVICT with a Criminal Record a MILE long DANNY JOSEPH OF RIVER STREET. So dont be a hater on Miah< althought wat he did is wrong n he should be punished that is just wicked to deny bail. But Jack look out. your NEXT !!!

    #DUECES

  8. 767
    July 14, 2012

    Aren’t you all scared? Well I am!!!

  9. LABOR POWER
    July 13, 2012

    Before you come on here and make a female donkey of yourself please learn to SPELL…….We breed some uneducated fools in Dominica……

  10. boomboom
    July 13, 2012

    so murderers getting bail but not drug dealers??? interesting

  11. Anonymous
    July 13, 2012

    I hope he doesnt get killed.

  12. gaza girl
    July 13, 2012

    an big up to the H.D.S DO DAT FOR WAT ALL U WANT INSTED OF TAKIN PPL TO CALL ALL U NAME

    • Curious
      July 13, 2012

      what’s H.D.S. ?
      Hard dominican slave
      High Drug Salary
      Homo doing service
      Happy Daring SeƱorita
      It’s burning my noggin
      the possibilities are endless

      • Just an onlooker
        July 17, 2012

        Hustle Den Shine… That’s what it means

  13. The truth
    July 13, 2012

    I really cannot understand dominica at all. Guy on bail for murder, clearly has a cutlass and attempts to murder someone else with it, his brother kills a young man,defending him because he was getting chopped with his own cutlass. Yet we give him bail. how is a relative and friends of the murdered young man meant to come to terms with that? Behave says the judge. He was on bail for murder and clearly tried to do it again and stay out of trouble is the advice given by the judge. How can this boy possibly stay out of trouble? It is imbedded in his brain to start trouble. For all this boy care, his street fame went up tenfold by 1, killing someone some years ago, 2 getting hurt and showi the scars, 3 second murder, although it was his brother who did it, 4 beating the system, more than once. A shame but that’s how these kind of people think. I will leave it to karma, because every time the law doesn’t do what they have to in this country, they end up dead in a ditch somewhere. Is the justice system that making those things happen

  14. I DIE NUH
    July 13, 2012

    Well Danny what I can say is deepest condolences to you. At least you will have the opportunity to read your one eulogy, get a birds view of your funeral even while you alive. You do not like yourself, value your own life or care for rehabilitation. Your lawer and the margistrate don’t like or care for you either, but can Dominica truly support another violent spate with you on the streets? hmmm anyone who knows you and your tribe can just wait for the news sad but true

    The Margistrate had NO RIGHT to set this man out on bail, I’m holding her accoutable in advance for what is to come. You have the man rap sheet infront you and you have the audacity to tell him stay out of the only lifestyle and places he feels welcome. You better go and beg them to send you back to jail.

  15. Anonymous
    July 13, 2012

    Danny Joseph has been released out there into the community to become another corpse, the pattern is very clear.

  16. ok
    July 13, 2012

    i cud care less.. dnt even know why there are laws. i think i shud start killin ppl to, its the lastest fashion

    • Justice and Truth
      July 13, 2012

      @ ok

      Do not make me laugh. :) Do not try that. Life is worth living in freedom, happiness and peace no matter what the obstacles and struggles.

    • Da Voice
      July 15, 2012

      U gave life? Words bring actions, actions bring consequences. Think b4 u do something foolish and regret. A real man respects life and lives in harmony with his surroundings. Bless.

  17. big mike
    July 13, 2012

    de war not done till all off them dead!!!!!

    • Just Saying
      July 13, 2012

      No problem. While you at it kill all other drug dealers, murderers, and generally volatile stupid individuals. When you finish kill yourself too so we can have a peaceful and loving country again :)

    • Jaming
      July 13, 2012

      Go for it bro

      P.S I like when DNO let those kind of comments thru and block mine that no where close to those.
      Good job

  18. big mike
    July 13, 2012

    i so glad they let him go revenge going to be sweet

    • Jaming
      July 13, 2012

      yup u going to kill him…and somebody going to kill u for killing him … and somebody going to kill him for killing u…
      Anyone see a pattern?

    • Roddy
      July 14, 2012

      mule… :lol: u next

  19. July 13, 2012

    i think dey should grant miah bail……[email protected] you sound like a hater……u want some of d man money..u want d man to stay in jail…….Danny and jack hmmmmmmm dats all amma say hmmmmmmmmmmmm……….God is good, taking an innocent man life for nun…wicked set of ppl

  20. Anonymous
    July 13, 2012

    @ May…..FYI Danny was already on bail for the murder of the guy down Mahaut “Mackie!!!! And he now on bail for causing grevious bodily harm!!! So I dont get your point. Danny is worst!!! It seems you hava grudge against Jeremiah

    • jah
      July 14, 2012

      so murder and bodily harm bail drugs no bail ok then >>>>>>>>> karma

  21. anoy
    July 13, 2012

    its interesting is those kind of fellar our girl who want to represent dominica want to be with shame shame

  22. martel
    July 13, 2012

    its very interesting that those kind of fellars our young ladies who want to represent D/ca want to be with ask former queen contestant from Goodwill i guess is a good thing she did not queen ?

    • dice
      July 13, 2012

      is true dem woman there just behind man for what they have the want to bling and look good all she doing is chase man who making money they doh care

    • Curious
      July 13, 2012

      Hmmmm That place located on independence street have employees taking fire we boy :mrgreen: #Diva

    • jah
      July 14, 2012

      price it text it win it no comments your honor

  23. West
    July 13, 2012

    who are the people giving all the positive comments thumbs down and all the negative comments thumbs up. Seems like all we do in Dominica is praise the criminals, the wicked judges, the crooked lawyers and the corrupt politicians. But when the good people try to call a spade a spade everyone now wants to talk. SMH not just at dominica but the whole damn world.

  24. name calling
    July 13, 2012

    who ever may is ,you should also read rather than you come on DNO and call persons names as idiot,he was charge of a crime by the police this is the reason he is on bail for $20.000,and the word accused was also used ,so you should also take time and read.

  25. HNIC
    July 13, 2012

    i leaving him for the other boys in blue!!!!!!!!!!

  26. HNIC
    July 13, 2012

    this is the most ridiculousness t
    i have ever hearddddd!!!!!!!!!!!

  27. death
    July 13, 2012

    the judge release him to street justice.
    miah was sent after the brother.
    bad boys, bad boys what u gonna do when they come for you?
    not a god damn thing cause i know i can get bail, that’s unless u take out a cop or gov official.
    this is the beging of the end, behyanzi or however u spell his name is being missed.
    hope nothing happens to anyones family.
    stay tuned to dno for the rest of this soap opera

    • Just Saying
      July 13, 2012

      1 got bail and the other didn’t
      Also most of Tiyani’s cases have been or are being appealed and those harsh sentences he handed out being repealed due to them being outside of the legal statue. I appreciate what Tiyani was trying to do but doing it without due diligence and outside of the law only allowed people who would have been locked up with a prison record to escape scot free due to unconstitutional sentencing.

  28. Anonymous
    July 13, 2012

    Danny did not kill Wayne; his brother Jack did and is at Stockfarm … Danny needs to get his act together ……boss you are a young man and you can make that change …..

    RIP Wayne

  29. Lapte
    July 13, 2012

    Dominica is on a downward spiral….sad and true…a murderer gets of on $20,000 bail? These criminals need to be held accountable for their crimes. He may be a flight risk. Dominicans are being harrassed for a ” spliff” while murderers walk the streets. The judges need to be imprisoned for this….sad but true…I will not be running back to DA anytime soon.

  30. dwiz
    July 12, 2012

    ohhhhh mr that is danny joseph. mr dem never been anything good in dominica eh. smh

    • yay
      July 17, 2012

      lol but wait…and what you give Dominica? smh

  31. bigred
    July 12, 2012

    Danny that’s a war that’s just going to begin its u and jack but blue blue is a big squad

  32. July 12, 2012

    I am no lawyer nor do I work in law enforcement. But a man is dead, and my question is “How did the said name above be charged with grievious bodily harm?” Don’t make sense; he should not be in jail in the first place. ho comes up with these charges. I mean someone died, the man above should be charged with “FIRST DEGREE MURDER” and should not be released because he is a threat to society.

  33. Blackstar
    July 12, 2012

    Well we all have to start praying for our young people the law is the law no matter who you are he was’nt the one who did the murder.Lets pray for this generation who will be taking care of our country’s affairs

  34. July 12, 2012

    The face of evil!

  35. May
    July 12, 2012

    Miah has the money so he can afford the expensive lawyers but i hope he is taught a lesson. Lock him up and throw the keys, people like that destroy our youth.He has gotten away too many times, remember he was involved in the killing at Brizee’s Mart a few years ago?????

    • May
      July 12, 2012

      That should read “alledgely involved” in the killing a few years ago.

    • DOMINICAN
      July 12, 2012

      i guess that breezies mart killing is now hunting them

    • Justice and Truth
      July 12, 2012

      @ May

      If he was involved in a killing a few years ago, he should have been given a life sentence. They get off practically ‘Scot Free’ which is why they re-offend and many times. Something is wrong with the DA Law and/or certain magistrates including their defense lawyers. Left to some of us, they should rot in prison. No mercy for murderers. These criminals/murderers are a menace in society. Since they murder, at no time they should be allowed in society when they did not give their victims their God-given right to life.

  36. Not a herd follower
    July 12, 2012

    Those defence lawyers in Dominica are something else! Gina Dyer-Munro argues for bail for her client when that same client was already on bail when he was arrested for allegedly being involved in drug trafficking.

    • Justice and Truth
      July 12, 2012

      @ Not a herd follower

      On that inevitable day, lawyers will pay for it. God is observing and taking note. As I have always stated, I could never be a defense lawyer and defend criminals/murderers. I do not have the heart to do so.
      I was called to be a juror. Since I was obligated to attend and as it is termed, ‘my civic duty’, I sent a letter stating that I could not be an impartial juror. I could not sit and listen to gruesome details of murders and other criminal activities. I hear and read enough through the Canadian Media. If I were a juror, I would call for the death penalty for murderers and/or imprisonment for some years for other criminals. They do need to be incarcerated for some years and others for life, based on their offense against country and society in general.

  37. guest
    July 12, 2012

    deh deng!!

  38. lee
    July 12, 2012

    I think the system is rediculous a man killed and
    his bail is only $20,000 to me you all are making
    these guys think committing crimes is ok.

    • observer
      July 12, 2012

      its more like the lawyers r lettin them escape with a minor slap on the wrist so that they can commit more crimes & continue payin them to stand for them in court…thats how the lawyers make their money, they dont care who they harm in the process

      • yout
        July 12, 2012

        PPL remember that movie LAW ABIDING CITIZEN. my half cent

    • May
      July 12, 2012

      He wasn’t the one who killed Wayne it is his brother and he is still at stockfarm. Take your time and read properly.

      • forkit
        July 12, 2012

        ever hear of accomplice to a murder

      • J.A.G.O.T.S
        July 12, 2012

        I believe as much as persons are not taking their time to read, DNO has the image of one person that captures the eye and shuts the brain down

      • onlooker
        July 13, 2012

        Fool!!! Danny also killed the partner down Mahaut, the trial of that case has not yet even started and he involve in a similar incident and he get bail. smfh

      • Laugherer
        July 14, 2012

        he killed couple years aback… read the comments before u make comments. he killed mackie from mahaut in cold blood. same as his brother. n he walked away. these boys needs to be hanged!!!! #EvilBreed

    • Riddim Up !!!
      July 13, 2012

      he didnt kill the man, his brother did

    • Jaming
      July 13, 2012

      He didnt shoot wayne it was his brother

  39. happy chick
    July 12, 2012

    lord hear our prayers…. lord hear our prayers!

  40. Anonymous
    July 12, 2012

    thats dominica for you.

  41. TRUE RASTA
    July 12, 2012

    blue blue

  42. the truth
    July 12, 2012

    our courts and our laws in dominica are really laughable ,one man is charge for taking the life of another man he gets bale, back on the street to commit another offence .another man is charge for his business venture drugs importing to the country,it is wrong i agree ,but you don’t have to buy his drugs you choose to ,he is denied bale.i don’t understand why the man who is accuse off killing is out and the one who is making his money is in prison .every thing is up side down lol lol,so who makes all the blood money are the lawyers,the same drugs money goes in the treasury,the same drugs money goes in the lawyers pocket to make them bling.the world is really not jousted.

    • May
      July 12, 2012

      The murderer is still in jail u idiot read and understand the story!!!!!

      • dominican/ny
        July 12, 2012

        It takes one to know one

      • well
        July 13, 2012

        @may not the point!!! cuz point still stands that he is already on bail for murder

      • Laugherer
        July 14, 2012

        Both of them killed somebody fool. same way, same dont care attitude same intent. its in their blood. u need to keep up with the news before u make those stupid, nonsensical comments. ok! empty heads say the DUMBEST this.

  43. the truth
    July 12, 2012

    our courts and our laws in dominica are really laughable ,one man is charge for taking the life of another man he gets bale, back on the street to commit another offence .another man is charge for his business venture drugs importing to the country,it is wrong i agree ,but you don’t have to buy his drugs you choose to ,he is denied bale.i don’t understand why the man who is accuse off killing is out and the one who is making his money in prison .every thing is up side down lol lol,so who makes all the blood money are the lawyers,the same drugs money goes in the treasury,the same drugs money goes in the lawyers pocket to make them bling.the world is really not jousted.

    • Laugherer
      July 14, 2012

      TRUE TRUE TRUE… But let me tell you is BAIL not BALE !!!

  44. jernella
    July 12, 2012

    what’s up

  45. Really!
    July 12, 2012

    Hmp.sucks for miah!Best day hd send Danny up instead.But God is gud. Tjings like this happen for a reason.

  46. royalty
    July 12, 2012

    eh- beh look it………………

  47. tru ghost
    July 12, 2012

    yessiii

  48. D.... S....C .. Mass
    July 12, 2012

    Danny its time to change your life around boy, they say is spoil they spoil your father children, fight them things with the Almighty, he is the only one that can deliver you, i see your friends them suffering to much, people really care about you, stop letting them down, i know its hard to see your blood in predicaments and not help but as the magistrate told you, keep away from places that will get you involved in crime.

  49. SMH
    July 12, 2012

    Am I reading this correctly? This is the same “gentleman” who is on bail for MURDER! The judge has the audacity to advise “stay out of trouble and avoid places where he could be exposed to illegal activity”….Really? Really? Really? Everything really back to front, inside out! SMH to the 1000th power! These judges need to take a sabbatical immediately!

    • anonymous
      July 13, 2012

      Is that Danny? …..Child….how you get to look so old? Alas papa, when allu young people get involved in those hooligan life style it really telling on allu faces eh. SMH

    • Big jazz fan
      July 13, 2012

      Sweetheart Jack did the killing.

    • Jade
      July 13, 2012

      if u were reading properly or mayb u were 2 bz 2 jump to conclusion u would see it was a Magistrate and not a Judge

      • SMH
        July 13, 2012

        @Jade; that’s the best you can offer on the topic? lol! Does it really make a difference? If it makes u feel any better and makes your world brighter it was a MAGISTRATE!!! Ah! All is well with your world now! #dumbfool

    • Laugherer
      July 14, 2012

      soooo true!!!

  50. Nesty
    July 12, 2012

    praise god i am happy for him

  51. Street Talker
    July 12, 2012

    Miah boy, you will learn one day that easy money does not ocme easy. Often times somebody has to die for it.

    • DOMINICAN
      July 12, 2012

      you see when the fiu will begin to sieze these young unemployed guys properties then they will learn to work hard. how can a young man of 30 yrs have so much wealth when his parents are not wealthy no immediate family memeber is wealthy and none of the have won a big lottery; what is even more plain to see is that these young guys have never earned a salary slip. the fiu needs to do much more and fest too; this is what mat in the morning should be about too and the foolish program on kairi where they give mepwi. the opposition must come in now and takle this problem too.

  52. Cherry tree
    July 12, 2012

    It’s yearwood- Stewart and dyer-Munro FYI

    • yea
      July 13, 2012

      DNO your tendency to spell people’s name wrong is really annoying.

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