Monday 19 November, 2018

UPDATE: Two from River Van Stand brawl get 28 days

UPDATE:

The two accused men charged with offences arising out of an altercation with Police in the Constitution River Terminal on May 3, 2018, appeared in District 'A' Magistrates Court before Magistrate Graveney Bannister on Friday 4th May 2018.

  1. James Anthony Andrews 34 years of Apple Hall Terrace St. Philip 
  2. Travis Tremaine Brathwaite 30 years of Sealy Hall St. Philip

Were both remanded to her Majesty's Prison at Dodds to reappear on June 1, 2018, before Magistrate Bannister.  

Two men charged 

An altercation involving Public Service Vehicle (PSV) workers and members of the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) has led to two men being slapped with a number of charges.  

This morning a number police patrols responded to a call for assistance from Police personnel who were on duty at the Constitution River Terminal about 8:45 am today, Thursday May 3, 2018.  

This call for assistance was as a result of an altercation between two male PSV workers and two police officers who were dressed in uniform and on duty within the Terminal. As a result, two persons were taken into custody, investigations were carried out and the two mentioned persons were subsequently charged, each with a number of offences. 

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Travis Tremaine Brathwaite, 30 years, of Sealy Hall, St. Philip was arrested and formally charged for the following offences: obstructing Police Constable 2077 Dennis Murray in the execution of his duty, assaulting Constable 2077 Denis Murray in the execution of his duty, resisting Constable 2077 Denis Murray in the execution of his duties and criminal damage of one Police uniform, shirt the property of the Crown. 

James Anthony Andrews, 34 years of Apple Hall Terrace, St. Philip, who is a conductor, was charged with the following offences: assaulting Police Constable 2214 Done the Cadogan in the execution of her duty, soliciting passengers, improperly attired and threatening Police Constable 2214 Done the Cadogan. 

Both accused are expected to appear in the District 'A' Magistrates Court on Friday 4th May 2018. 

The video of the altercation with the police has been widely circulated on social media, showing one man in a vicious fight with the male officer. Other PSV workers intervened to put an end to the fight, after which police can be seen attempting to arrest the man.  

 

 

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