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Belmont resident remanded for MELVILLE STREET CHOPPING

Belmont resident remanded for MELVILLE STREET CHOPPING

In a second wave of violent behaviour over the weekend, another Belmont resident was remanded to the Richmond Hill Prison having been denied bail for a chopping incident in the Melville Street area on Saturday.

 Sources told the Informer after a heated argument, the accused man, Andy Patterson and the victim in this incident were locked in physical combat, one of the two men we were told was armed with a weapon, the police subsequently intervened, but not before both men suffered multiple injuries with one taken to the General Hospital to seek medical attention.  

 

Patterson was represented in court on Tuesday by defence lawyer Sherrine Francis-Hackett, on a charge of dangerous harm.

 At the court on Tuesday defence lawyer’s attempt to secure bail fell by the way when the prosecution hinted to the court that the matter was still under investigation and the victim was still hospitalized.

Patterson is due to make a second court appearance on October 29th.

In another incident 

 Mt. Gay Resident Denroy Frederick was placed on $10,000 bail with two securities on a charge on indecent assault.

The incident is alleged to have taken place in the village of River Road in St George’s; the alleged victim, in this case, is believed to be a seven-year-old, the nice to a friend of the accused man.