Four held in cop-shooting case
TWO YOUNG MEN will appear in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court this morning charged in connection with last Saturday night’s shooting of two police officers.
Arlington Arthur Clarendon Daniel, 22, of Old Navy Road, Dayrells Road, Christ Church, is facing 12 charges including wounding Sergeant Christine Husbands and Constable Terry Pierre at Queensway Road, Navy Gardens.
Daniel is also jointly charged with 19-year-old William Vince Thornhill, of Harmony Hall, St Lawrence Gap, Christ Church. The two are accused of using a firearm in a public place last Saturday.
Additionally, Daniel will face a count of committing criminal damage to a police vehicle, four counts of illegal possession of four firearms, possession of ammunition and three charges connected with the illegal possession of nine pounds of marijuana.
Thornhill is also charged with having ammunition and illegal possession of a firearm.
Daniel’s mother, 51-year-old Ingrid Althea Quintyne, was remanded to HMP Dodds yesterday when she appeared in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court charged with the illegal possession of .25 calibre firearm.
In a related matter, Andrew Byer, 38, of Gittens Road, Harmony Hall, St Michael, will also appear in court today charged with the illegal disposal of a licensed .38 calibre Super firearm.
Police reportedly found the firearm in a cache of weapons at Daniel’s home. (TS)