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Pastor, businessman ordered arrested by Environmental Court

A magistrate on Friday issued arrest warrants for a pastor and businessman after they failed to obey a summons to appear before the Environmental Court.

Pastor Philip McPhee and Peter Kemp were cited for infractions over unsanitary conditions at the Mount Calvary Baptist Church on Baillou Hill Road and the Peter Kemp Liquor Store on East Street.

Magistrate Samuel McKinney ordered their arrests because they did not appear to answer the charges.

Four other people admitted to committing environmental violations when they appeared before the court yesterday and were fined.

Paula Bain was fined a total of $700 or one month in prison for having filthy premises at numbers 90 and 92 Wilson Track.

Patrick Taylor, of Eneas Street, was fined $300 or one month in prison for having derelict cars on his property.

Rolling Lamour, of 283 East Street, was fined $300 or one month in prison for having derelict cars and overgrown bushes on her property.

Mitch Finley, of Cocoplum Road, was fined $300 or one month in prison for having abandoned cars on his property.

Maria Zancolla-Willie prosecuted.

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Artesia Davis

Artesia primarily covers court stories, but she also writes extensively about crime.

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