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Family on obstruction charges granted bail

BEA DOTTIN, [email protected]

Family on obstruction charges granted bail

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A mother, father and son appeared in court yesterday charged with obstructing and attacking police officers.
The three were arrested in relation to an incident which occurred Wednesday at Wilkinson Road, Richmond Gap, St Michael, where two policemen who were pursuing a suspect were reportedly attacked.
Mother Charmaine Marshall-Greene, father Terry, and son Shaddieze appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Graveney Bannister. They each pleaded not guilty and were granted bail of $5 000 with one surety. They will return to court on September 18.
Charmaine, 42, who lives at the address of the incident, was charged with obstructing and assaulting a police constable in the execution of his duty.
Terry, 47, of 2nd Avenue, Chapman Lane, The City, was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm, while their son, Shaddieze, 20, who lives at Wilkinson Road as well, faced five charges. These were assault, two counts of obstructing, and one each of assaulting and resisting a police constable in the execution of his duty.
According to the police, the incident in connection with which the family were charged occurred after the lawmen tried to apprehend a suspect in the district. The individual was invited into a house at Wilkinson Road by a female. (SP)