Shane Degallerie murder trial traversed, again

The High Court in Roseau

The trial of murder accused Shane Degallarie continues to linger in the court system with the matter now being traversed to the January Criminal Assizes.

This is the third time the case has been traversed.

Degallerie has been charged for murdering Justin Joseph of Fond Cole on April 23, 2010.

The trial commenced on September 26, 2012 but came to an abrupt end on October 8, 2012 when the court was informed that one of the jurors (the foreman) was hospitalized due to illness.

Justice Bernie Stephenson, told the court and jury that “because of the nature of the offence” all nine members are required to be “present” during the hearing and that since one juror was still incapacitated, the jury would be “discharged”.

When the court convened on Thursday it was revealed that the juror was still sick and Justice Stephenson  had no choice but to discharge the jury.

A new trial date will be issued on January 15 2013 at the start of the January Criminal Assizes.

Degallerie who is represented by Zena Moore Dyer, Gina Dyer Munro and Joshua Francis remains on bail.

The office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) was represented by DPP Gene Pestaina along with State attorneys Clement Joseph and Arthlyn Nesty.

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  1. true dominican
    October 14, 2012

    mind allu business,what shane and his family do they do

    • Gutter
      October 14, 2012

      Hope you will say the same to The Almighty when he put hand on Shane and his family for what they doing according to you, Dear you say to the Lord mind his own business when he ready for Shane and his family, time will tell,true Dominican time will tell

      As Dominican it is our business, having murderers walking the streets, murderers families worshipping the devil so that justice will not prevail, it is our business we have to stand for what we believe and that is justice

      If we turn our eyes on what is taking place in DA right now, God knows what is going to happen in DA
      Haiti got a cleansing yet the people did not learn their lesson, God is in Control, he is not asleep just a matter of time

  2. silent cry
    October 14, 2012

    Shane Degallerie dont worry ur time is comin lets not rush it…..

  3. Peterson
    October 13, 2012

    One of the jurors (the foreman) was hospitalized due to illness, for this reason a high profile case/murder case postpone, Oh boy only in Dominica, one step forward four steps backwards

    Was the court inform before the due date for the trial?

    If so, why is it that the authorities did not contact some other juror?, what about stand by Jurors?, man the whole world is laughing at DA, in this day and age, this is a shame

  4. justice
    October 12, 2012

    justin family please stay strong god will help u alway and justin will get his justice maybe not on earth but with his god

  5. Anonymous
    October 12, 2012

    So long reccomendations were made to amend the law to make provision for alternate jurors it has not been done. This is a crying shame and a total waste of the resources of the country everytime something happens to a juror a case has to start again. Attorney General do something to earn your salary instead of just playing politics. Do your job man !!!!!

  6. Roseau-North
    October 12, 2012

    ‘intresting’ learn to spell. and is because of the dead man family an their evil they trying why that case lingering.sort dominicans,when allu don’t know facts.shut allu mouth and mind allu business because allu own need to fix.

    • Justine Relative UK
      October 13, 2012

      Roseau-North shut he hell off, if my family the dead man’s family were and is involve in voodoo, evil the trial would not be postponing each an every time,

      We trust in God, And to you, As it is written in The Scripture. Delight thyself in the Lord Our God and He shall give us the desire of our Hearts, we trust in God not evil, if this was the case, needless to tell you what would happen to Shane

      Justine is not an animal, even so in the UK and some other countries animals do have rights, we need justice and by the grace of God, justice will be serve, if not on earth, Shane will surely get his punishment in due time, if this chap was in the UK, he would not be seeing the daylight for a very long time/the rest of his life, he is a cold blooded murderer

      Sometimes one do wonder what is going on with the law system in Dominica which is really laughable and is seen as a joke all over the world

      No one is perfect spelling, pronouncing, putting sentences together etc,

      Interesting learn to spell, and IT is because of the dead, you need to take a look at your comment also take a look at your self then you can look at others differently fool

  7. Hmm
    October 12, 2012

    Yes dno all u doe put my post.but i will say it again. All the tears that justin mother shedding for two years will b too much for u shane. Stop that evil u doing to get out of something u know you did stupid

    • silent cry
      October 14, 2012

      the evil that they do will live with them….

  8. blind all u blind
    October 12, 2012

    I want 2 know if is blind all you blind in that country . justice is going down the drain and we all remain silent you kill and walk free but a woman with 5 kids that have a lil joint the police want 2 harass and big hot sun they in belvue chopin drinking in a bar with their uniform on them and then they going to harass poor people under their high. NO LAW NO CONSTITUTION but what you LIVE by thats what you will DIE by………….

  9. Justice and Truth
    October 11, 2012

    What type of justice system is this in Dominica? The juror did not fall sick while the Court was in session. The case should not be held up or adjoined for an indefinite period if a juror is sick. There should be stand-by jurors, one who could be called-in to continue the case.
    Furthermore, the Court should request the sick juror’s doctor to submit a medical report on the condition of the juror and when the juror will be able to report for duty. If this is not possible in the near future, then another juror should be chosen.

    • Justice and Truth
      October 12, 2012

      :oops: I meant ‘adjourned’.

  10. interesting
    October 11, 2012

    i hope they know with all the evil they doin to get out it comes with a price hope shayne can pay up when the time comes…

    • Watching
      October 12, 2012

      Exactly!! Hope he can pay the price.

  11. un bias
    October 11, 2012

    God is good all the time

  12. Hatian in Dominica
    October 11, 2012

    What Jehovah? We are at work!

    • Merifield
      October 12, 2012

      If you are really a Haitian in Dominica shut the hell off and go back to Haiti to rebuild your country, some Dominica had the evil ways going to Haiti to work voodoo on others, letting you people in Dominica is and was the greatest mistake ever,if you people destroyed many of your own people and still doing so, what makes the authorities in Dominica think that the same would not take place in Dominica

      You said, quote and quote, What Jehovah? We are at work, for you my friend, no one is at work but The Almighty, no wonder why your country is in the state it is, go back to Haiti, Dominica need a Cleansing

    • Justice and Truth
      October 12, 2012

      @ Haitian in Dominica

      What work, the work of Satan? So you are an enemy of God and a friend of Satan. You better get the hell out of Dominica. Haitians are predominantly Catholic Christians. What happened to you? You allowed Satan to take over your entire body and soul. God is watching you from above.
      The reason the earthquake occurred in Haiti was to eliminate evil people. To cleanse it. Sadly, some good and holy people died in the interim. This will happen in every country. God protected the good/holy and took them to Heaven.
      You are fortunate that your life was not snuffed out during the earthquake. Talk about ingratitude to God Himself.
      You people came to Dominica after the earthquake. You needed asylum, a roof over your head and food to eat. Dominica picked you up, welcomed you, fed and housed you and allowed you to stay. Yet, some of you you are ungrateful to God and to Dominica.
      Some of your people have committed crimes, injured and murdered Dominicans. Is this the gratitude which you show to those who granted you asylum? I would immediately deport those who are non-Dominicans and who are not law-abiding.
      Let me further inform you. If I were the Prime Minister of Dominica, I would deport people as you back to your country.
      The worst is over in Haiti. It is time to return to your country to build it up and for your future. You bring your evil habits and Satan to Dominica. Dominica does not need people as you to perform obeah on its people.
      Are you one of those who indulge in and mess around in obeah? This is God’s world; not Satan’s. God is in control and permanently. In the end God is the winner. He is only patient with you, allowing you to condemn yourself. If you indulge in such satanic activities, I am emphatically informing you that you will be joining Satan in his cauldron of everlasting fire. God has nothing in common with Satan, his enemy and the followers of Satan.
      If they call him Jehovah, this is how they call him who is Our God Almighty. It is in the Old Testament. They worship the same God as Christians.
      Dominica does not need destroyers. It needs builders. Get it with it and help Dominica to be built, mortally and spiritually. Otherwise you are a redundant person who is living off the avails of the government and Dominica taxpayers. Dominica could do without lazy people, idlers and evil ones.
      Our Lord Jesus Christ said, “Get behind Satan.” I am echoing the words of Our Lord Jesus Christ. I am also asking him to put a hand and destroy all evil people, those who commit crimes and who have no respect for human life. This is what they deserve. Our Lord will judge them in time and send them where they belong, where there will be wailing and gnashing of teeth forever. It is high time that all evil be eliminated from the face of the earth; no exception from Dominica. These evil people are of no good to a country and as Dominica.

      • Tri-State Beauty
        October 15, 2012

        @Justice and Truth: “The reason the earthquake occurred in Haiti was to eliminate evil people”.. REALLY? WOW!

        and there I was thinking it was a geological issue and nature at work aided by the deep rattling of the earths bed in search of oil by the US and Canadians deep water oil search exploration team who are still drilling in the caribbean waters.

        I can’t stand Haitians myself and I find ableit a reflection of their ignorance.A lonley scare tactic at best, however I wasn’t of the view it was a GOD cleansing event. If that is the case well I dare say it fell short because the atrocities that exist in Haiti to date and scondrels that roam from place to place are still numerous. I also want to ask what was the cause for the earthquake in Japan? Overfishing of whales punishment? in the case of Dominica too many labourites,fete & bachanal? Sometimes eh!!!

  13. shane
    October 11, 2012

    shane family not in dat with all u cocomakak and all that get real dominicans

    • ha
      October 12, 2012

      bcuz is you alone that know them !

    • Watching
      October 12, 2012

      Doh worry… time will tell. If you were close to the family, u would know better. but doh worry. the cry of Justin mother and the hands of Jehovah will deal with them. He may walk free but he will end up like many of them who killed, went free and got killed by someone else. time my brother, time

    • silent cry
      October 14, 2012

      both shane an his family goin to feel it they can do all the eveil an then want to go and sit in church but one person cant have 2 masters hope they no that…

  14. October 11, 2012

    god is stronger than the devil let them wickedness still when the devil ready to take back hope they can give

  15. Hmmm
    October 11, 2012

    That is utter rubbish! Where are the alternate jurors. So if the juror drop dead what will happen. That is serious lack of justice. This matter has been going on for so long. These are the sought of things they need to fix in the system, instead of every beginning of azzizes having big show and talk for nothing. When will the citizens of this country recieve efficiebt and fair justice? When?!

  16. goodlooking
    October 11, 2012

    time will tell

  17. Well Well
    October 11, 2012

    once again God knows the answer to every Case and God judgement alone that will stand in heaven… rememeber that dominicans and everybody else! no one can speak for God ca mem!

    • Fond Cole
      October 12, 2012

      No one can speak for God true. but when evil is playing its part, it is only the hand of God that will let Justice for Justin prevail. Please remember that. sometimes we are to busy for our satisfaction but God always has it under control. TIME WILL TELL, IT ALWAYS DOES AND IT WILL FOR THIS ONE TOO.

  18. hip
    October 11, 2012

    i love that lawyer Gina

    • Hooray
      October 13, 2012

      Well for me it’s the opposite, time will tell

  19. October 11, 2012

    Are there no provisions in the law for alternate jurors in the laws of Dominica?
    What a set of jokers. While politicians are dancing at the end of the rainbow after selling their lies,Dominicans are living under the laws of the jungle.

  20. Insider
    October 11, 2012

    Watch and see january they throwing that case out. It have evil in that boy.

    • cutie
      October 11, 2012

      oh yesssss plenty evil boi

  21. October 11, 2012

    justice must prevail……..they can do wat they want but in time with the case but they cant do anything with the Creator!!!

  22. Stryka
    October 11, 2012

    too much delay in my view the dpp has to go too many murderers walking out free, those murder cases should be dealt with expeditiously because is one thing money cant buy is life matters not how much u put on its price tag. give the grieving families some form of relief those in charge of the judicial system.

  23. wow
    October 11, 2012

    rain falling, sun shining …….marrying!!

    • Fond Cole PEOPLE
      October 11, 2012

      Yes and Shane Family working hard… But Jehovah we call on your holy name!!! DONT LET THIS HAPPEN

  24. Anonymous
    October 11, 2012

    Wow big teams !!!!

  25. forgot my last login
    October 11, 2012

    dat case is tied…..after u kill dem man, sill using evil to get away….u dear sir will one day meet ure maker!

    • Nick
      October 11, 2012

      I say Amen to that, no one will get pay to lie on his behalf to save his behind, he will surely pay for it,all that I have to say to him is God is in control, not the Dyers

    • Fond Cole Community
      October 11, 2012

      But dont worry, let them use their evil.. But evil cannot last forever. God is in Control. When they do their crime and get away, they will be the receiving end one day… God is in Control

    • Jerome
      October 11, 2012

      Evil that man do no longer live after then,it lives together with them while they are alive, Shane and all his evil will not prevail, all those involve in evil, practising evil, indulging in evil etc, all these shall come to past, God is in Control

      Shane might win the case due to evil, but what awaits him by the Hands of The Almighty where no one will be representing him but himself, where he will pay dearly for the murder he committed

      None of the Dyers will be representing him

      • Fond Cole
        October 12, 2012

        amen to that Brother!!! AMEN

    • Justice and Truth
      October 12, 2012

      Only for a short while. Keep praying to God. He should be deported back to Haiti.

      • Lucian
        October 14, 2012

        Agree with you this is one of the reasons why Haitians are not welcome in Canada, once upon a time they were flocking Canada because of the former governor general of canada michaelle jean
        also before and after the disaster

        CIC put the breaks on them and they are being deported back where they come from,some went back to the USA since they were already residing there, it is known that Haitians do carry their evil habits with them where ever they go, for Dominica and Dominica those evil worshippers, when it is all said and done, getting Haitians out of Dominica, it will be too late, and to that Haitian in Dominica No Grave Shall Keep Our Body Down, We fear no evil
        God taught you people a lesson a few years ago, this is the reason why many of you abandoned your Haiti, yet you in Dominica and talking your crap, God will deal with you people, running from Haiti to what ever country he will surely get to you all, because he is in control

  26. T mama
    October 11, 2012

    So where are the substitutes???? there must be a few of them to take the place if any are sick…

    • JUSTIN
      October 11, 2012


  27. Citizen
    October 11, 2012

    A coco makak happening there man?

    • Fond Cole
      October 11, 2012

      Yes there is… family working hard… We know it is tied..

  28. cutie
    October 11, 2012

    yes fada…. that one seriously maway… but don’t worry justice will prevail :twisted:

    • Fond Cole
      October 11, 2012

      Yes Justice will prevail. I don’t know why Justin not coming back and haunt all of them. Jah boi…

      • Justice and Truth
        October 12, 2012

        My faith, hope and trust in God is extremely
        strong. May yours be the same. The consolation is that our patient and impartial God will mete out His fair recompense to such people as they deserve. It will happen in His time.
        Do not worry. His blood is crying to Heaven for vengeance. His murderer will get his waterloo one day and soon enough. By no means will he escape. Even though it looks that all else fails, Satan will not be able to help him against God.

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