Crime & Police 

Attempted Murder Accused Remanded

The two men who were arrested in connection with the wounding incident at Cactus Bar on Prince Charles Street on Sunday have been remanded to prison.

Casey McKenzie of DeSousa Road

29yrs-old Kenroy James, aka “Spani Man” of Paige Road, Ottos and 37yrs-old Casey McKenzie of De Souza Road, were both denied bail in the St. Johns Magistrate Court on Wednesday, when they appeared before Chief Magistrate Walsh charged with the Attempted Murder of Jowayne George Haughton of Upper Fort Rd.

They were remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison, where they will await committal proceedings slated for 11th May, 2017. It is alleged that both accused were involved in an altercation with Haughton, when he was viciously stabbed in the neck. The men fled the scene in a white Toyota Allion motor, but was later apprehended by the police and taken into custody. The victim is reported to be in stable condition in the Intensive Care Unit at the Mount St. Johns Medical Center.

Meanwhile, several people are arrested in police custody and are facing charges for a number of drug related offences. Officers attached to the Narcotics Department, the Special Services Unit, and the Rapid Response Unit executed a number of Search Warrants on Tuesday and seized a quantity of drugs, among other items.

Ray Anthony of Swetes was arrested and taken into custody after he was found in possession of 66 grams of Cannabis. A Search Warrant was also executed on the premises of 65yrs-old Dennis Smith, aka “Menace” of Swetes and 126 grams of Cannabis was found in his possession. An undisclosed sum of money was also seized by the police for investigation purposes. The police also executed a Search Warrant Prince at Klass Street on the premises of Alexander Martin. He was found with 55 grams of Cannabis in his possession. The police also seized one Ford Generator, one Yamaha Generator, 29 Bags of ARGOS Cement, a gasoline container, and a large sum of money from the property. The items were taken to the police station pending further investigations.



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