“Fighters remanded to HMP Dodds”

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Three Christ Church men, all in their 30s, were remanded to HMP Dodds when they appeared in court today charged in connection with a fight along Rockley Main Road.

They are Matthew Anthony Robinson, 39, of Parish Land; Omar DaCosta Holder, 37, of Lot 6C Pleasant Hall and Mario Jabarry Birkett, 30, of Balls Land.

Robinson was charged with breach of curfew, causing a disturbance and throwing stones on a highway.

Holder was charged with possession of an offensive weapon, possession of cannabis, fear of violence, causing a disturbance and throwing stones on a highway and Birkett was charged with causing a disturbance and throwing stones on a highway.

The trio was on board a route taxi travelling towards Bridgetown when they became involved in an argument which escalated into an altercation. It was caught on camera by a Nation photographer and subsequently circulated on social media. The matter was reported to the police and all three men were arrested and charged.

When they appeared before Chief Magistrate Ian Weekes at the District ‘D’ Magistrates Court on Tuesday, all pleaded not guilty to the offences and were remanded to HMP Dodds. They are scheduled to reappear at the District ‘A’ Criminal Court on June 8.

Robinson is also set to reappear at the District ‘D’ Magistrates Court on June 22 on the breach of curfew charge. (PR/SAT)

 

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