Television stolen from prisons

Police have been called in to investigate the disappearance of a television set from Her Majesty’s Prisons at Richmond Hill, St. George’s.

Calvin Simon – bathe with bleach

A high level source confided to THE NEW TODAY Newspaper that the television, which was located at the Canteen on the prison compound was discovered missing two weeks ago.

The source who spoke on condition of not being identified spoke of a prison officer claiming that he had seen the item the night before leaving the building but upon returning the following morning discovered that it was missing.

The prison canteen is primarily used to provide food supplies to inmates.

Visitors to the institution often make use of it by purchasing items from the Canteen for their relatives at the prisons.

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) has been called in to look into the case of the missing TV set at the prison.

Darren ‘Sicklaw’ Maitland – attacked on the prison compound

Meanwhile, violence is slowly making its way inside of Richmond Hill Prisons.




Just about four weeks ago, murder convict Calvin Simon was allegedly burnt by a fellow inmate at the lone correctional facility that is now over-crowded.

A family source told THE NEW TODAY Newspaper Simon was burnt with bleach from his face and other parts of his body.

The murder accused who is on remand awaiting sentencing for a murder that took place in 2007 at the Limes in St. George’s had to be hospitalised as a result of the injuries he sustained.

Simon was jointly charged with Delon Honore and Anderson Thomas for the murder of Rennie St. John on June 30, 2007.

Three weeks after the onslaught on Simon, another prison inmate was allegedly attacked by another fellow inmate.

Darren Maitland, alias “Sicklaw” who is on remand for two counts of causing grievous harm and one count of wounding was allegedly chopped on the left side of his forehead and back with a sharp instrument by inmate Ronald Fletcher.

An informed source told THE NEW TODAY Newspaper the incident allegedly happened while Maitland was standing in the receptionist area of the Prison.

The 30-year old resident of Beaulieu, St. George’s is accused of wounding a 17-year old student, Simeon Cambridge of New Hampshire, St. George’s on June 15, and causing grievous harm to bus conductor Alec Mills from Willis, St. George’s on June 16.

He is also accused of harming Harrison Thomas, a 40-year old mason from The Limes, St. George’s earlier in the year.

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