Nibbs Found Guilty

Javon Liburd, Staff Reporter | 0 Opinions
Published: May 04, 2017 1:22 pm AST
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Following the completion of a trial into a matter dating back to July 2014, Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards found Cayma Nibbs guilty, for failing to make a declaration and illegal entry. The court handed down its decision when Nibbs made an appearance yesterday, May 3.

Prior the court's verdict, Senior Magistrate Richards stated that she did not believe the the testimony put forward by the accused.

During the trial into this matter, Nibbs told the court that he received the money from his cousin and a friend in St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands. He further stated that he intended to invest it in a scooter business he had hopes of starting.

According to the court’s records, the accused failed to declare over $30,000 at the West End port of entry on July 23, 2014.

Police reports indicate that Nibbs was seen on board a grey inflatable dinghy, heading in the direction of Frenchman's Cay. Upon arrival, he disembarked the dinghy and was intercepted as he mounted a motor scooter parked in the immediate vicinity.

A search revealed that he was in possession of close to $33,000.

Nibbs will return to court on May 23 for sentencing.

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