Man on attempted murder charge denied bail

bail deniedEdison Kurt Pemberton of Newtown, who has been charged with the attempted murder of Bianca Blanchard in November 2015, was denied bail by Magistrate Arley Gill. He has been on remand for the past eleven months.

Pemberton’s lawyer, Wayne Norde, begged the court to grant bail to his client who is awaiting trial at the Criminal Session of the High court in January 2017 but the Magistrate said that the facts of the case are “disturbing” and denied him bail telling the lawyer to instead go to the high court.

On Monday 23rd November 2015, Pemberton entered the work place of Blanchard on Fields Lane in Roseau, and chopped her several times on both hands and other parts of her body with a cutlass.

In April 2014, Pemberton pleaded guilty to a charge of maliciously damaging several household items belonging to his girlfriend (Bianca Blanchard) and was ordered to pay her EC$9745.00 compensation.

In other court news, Darius Williams who was arrested by the police on October 13, 2016 in St. Joseph, appeared in court and pleaded not guilty to possession of cocaine and possession with intent to supply 19,000 grams of cocaine. The 38 year old Kings Hill resident was granted bail in the sum of $100,000.00 with a proper surety but is yet to get the surety and is now on remand.

The matter is set for February 14, 2017 in St. Joseph. Williams is represented by lawyer Wayne Norde

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11 Comments

  1. October 19, 2016

    Well well I must say BORN DOMINICAN seems to know alot Well if u got concrete proof or evidence that may help bring it forward to his lawyer that might help him get bail but if there’s no proof stop the chatting cause all who commits their crimes need to do their time jail the bustard for that unlawful offence

  2. Tell the Truth
    October 18, 2016

    If she is communicating with him in prison and he is granted bail, he will go straight to her home. Woman, beware of that man!
    For all what he did to her and almost killed her, this was his intent, he does not deserve bail.

  3. joseph fontaine
    October 18, 2016

    she should learn, or did she.. she has picked up another one

  4. October 18, 2016

    We will be needing a new prison very soon, with rise in crime it is just a matter of time, and the time is now.

  5. Born Dominican
    October 18, 2016

    Bat KOR ZOR lol lol ordered to pay her EC$9745.00 compensation REALLY HMMMM who was paying it she or him Let inquiring minds find out well well that is love. Women so needs to be discipline as well. The love so strong eh a man do me that and I still corresponding with him in jail. Oh My

    • no way
      October 18, 2016

      U serious? She still corresponding with him? Bianca, leave that man alone. Clearly, he does not love you!

    • Tell the Truth
      October 18, 2016

      Maybe she is practicing what Our Lord Jesus Christ said, “Forgive one another.” However, He did not say if someone injured you and that badly, almost killed her and could have maimed her, she has to return to that person. Who knows what worst he could do to her in the future.
      She feels sorry for him. She is a brave woman to communicate with him. After what he did to her, I would not trust that man again and never want to be in his company. He is a bad man. If he is released, he should be given a restraining order..
      He should be taking a rehabilitation course which includes anger management.
      He did not only harm her, he committed an atrocious crime against the State. He also trespassed. He must pay for it. He will be in prison for a while.

  6. October 18, 2016

    The matter is set for February 14, 2016 in St. Joseph. Williams is represented by lawyer Wayne Norde

    correction::: February 14, 2017

    • October 18, 2016

      say thank you dno… allu always quick to reply and give people back chat when they put blame on allu.

      SAY THANK YOU CUZ THERE WAS AN ERROR IN ALLU NEWS ITEM AND I POINTED IT OUT TO U..ALWAYS QUICK TO GIVE RUDE REPLIES TO PEOPLE.

  7. disturbed
    October 18, 2016

    Bail is for one set eh…murderers getting bail…its ok. we all fall short…..

    • Jah rules
      October 18, 2016

      It should be your mother or sister he cut up . you are really disturbed..

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