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Chief to review court martial findings

Barry Alleyne

Chief to review court martial findings
Private Shane Coulthrust. - (FP)

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The just-concluded court martial of former Barbados Regiment member Shane Coulthrust will now be reviewed by the Chief of Staff of the Barbados Defence Force (BDF), Colonel Glyne Grannum.

Coulthrust, a former Barbados Coast Guard member, was convicted of two charges late Friday night coming out of his actions while on duty as a coxswain on the HMBS Endurance on April 19, 2019.

He had originally faced 12 charges, which were eventually reduced to nine.

The 33-year-old was found guilty of disobedience to the standing orders and particular orders by using his cell phone on the vessel Endurance, and deviating while patrolling Barbados’ territorial waters on April 19, 2019 on the Endurance of which he was the coxswain.

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