The hawk continues lifting spirits Oct. 8 as it spends time in a tree at a residence on Piedra Loop in the La Senda neighborhood in White Rock. Photo by Laura Keith-Fife A hawk is lifting spirits all around Los Alamos Oct. 8 as it stands in a birdbath at a residence on Piedra Loop in the La Senda neighborhood in White Rock. Photo by Laura Keith-Fife
Sharing is caring! 1064 Views 7 comments Share Tweet LocalNews 19-y-o found guilty of wounding by: Dominica Vibes News – December 3, 2015 Share Share Corniel Maximea, 19, of Campbell has been found guilty of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.The verdict was handed down by a seven women, two man jury at the High Court of Justice on Thursday 3 December 2015.According to the indictment read, on 31 May 2013 at River Bank, Roseau, Maximea unlawfully and maliciously wounded Kim Sebastien. The act was said to have been committed with a stone.Information revealed during the trial indicates that Sebastien sustained serious injuries to his face and reportedly spent over eighty thousand dollars ($80,000) in medical expenses.Following the verdict, Justice Errol Thomas described the circumstances surrounding the incident as “sad and frightening”.“This is sad. That poor boy has marks on his face for life. He isn’t the same… you heard his mother say that. You never know how this is going to affect him later down. You know what they say, blows you get while you are young can affect you latter down,” Justice Thomas said.Justice Thomas called on members of the jury to create an organization which can reach the powers that be in an effort to curb the current crime situation in Dominica because the trend of heinous crimes in Dominica “cannot be ignored”.“We have to keep Dominica beautiful and part of that has to do with keeping the crime rate low,” Justice Thomas said.UPDATE: Maximea is to be sentenced on 18 December 2015 following a Social Inquiry Report.