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Armstrong on murder charge


CAROL MARTINDALE, [email protected]

Armstrong on murder charge

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Evanson Armstrong 36, of Odessa McClean Drive, My Lords Hill, St Michael has been charged for murder, in relation to the shooting death of Elvin Thomas of Lower Estate, St Michael. Thomas was 59-years-old.
Armstrong appeared at the District A Magistrate Court today and was remanded until August 13, 2012.
In the meantime, Ryan Goodridge of Clifton Hill, St Thomas was charged for the offence of harbouring.  According to a release from the Police, he was the occupier of the house in which Armstrong was held. 
He appeared at the Holetown/District E Magistrate Court and received bail in the sum of $10 000 with one surety. He is to return to court on August 21, 2012. 
Goodridge was placed on a 6 p.m to 6 a.m curfew. 
Goodridge was also held at the time with 32 grams of cannabis in his possession.  He was charged for the offences of possession, trafficking and possession with intent to supply in relation to the illegal drugs. He pleaded guilty to the charges. 
A pre-sentencing report was ordered. (CM/PR)

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