Richard Finnegan is also charged with giving false information to a person employed in the public service. His case was preceded by way of paper committal in the Magistrate’s Court this morning, Friday, January 28, 2011.
Mr. Finnegan legal woes began after it was discovered that he illegally married a second wife, while his first wife is still alive and residing overseas.
According to court records, he and his first wife were married in 2003 and lived together in the Virgin Islands until 2008. She now resides in British Columbia, Canada.
However, in February 2010, the 39 year-old applied for a license to tie the knot with his second wife, and on the document he stated he was never married.
But his first wife became aware of the marriage and made a report which resulted in Mr. Finnegan’s arrest.
He is currently on $25,000 bail with one signed surety and is represented by Attorney Stephen Daniels.