Crime & Police 

Well-known felon from Bathlodge jailed for 14 months

Well-known felon, Seth Clarke of Bathlodge was sentenced to 14 months at Her Majesty’s Prison on Wednesday.

He appeared before Magistrate Clarke in the St. Johns Magistrate’s Court charged with three counts of Assault with Intent to do Grievous Bodily Harm.

He pleaded guilty to all charges and was convicted and sentenced to one year on one count, and 14 months each on the other counts. His sentences are to run concurrently.

The Court heard that on the morning of November 16th 2016, Clarke was spotted by the police in the Ottos area dressed in all dark clothing with a bag and acting suspicious.

He was pursued by the police and in the process of apprehending him he armed himself with a cutlass and launched an attack at the officers.

He was shot in the process and taken to the hospital, where he was treated and discharged.



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