Alexander Street resident jailed for assaulting wife, Police Officers

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Orlando Grumble. [iNews' Photo]
Orlando Grumble. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewsguyana.com] – A 39 – year – old labourer of Alexander Street, Georgetown, slapped with ten charges, decided to plead guilty to the offences before Magistrate Geeta Chandan-Edmond on Wednesday, March 26.

Orlando Grumble first appeared before Magistrate Chandan-Edmond on March 14 and pleaded not guilty to all the charges on that day.

Particulars of the first two charges said on February, 19 at Charlotte Street, Georgetown, he unlawfully assaulted and made use of abusive language to his reputed wife Karen Bender.

The other charges stated that on March 13, at Alexander Street, Georgetown, he behaved disorderly in a public place and made use of abusive language to Kenrick Hodge, a peace officer. Also on the same day, he unlawfully assaulted and resisted arrest from the said officer.

In addition to that, on March 13 at Regent Street, Georgetown, in public hearing he made use of indecent language to another peace officer, Jonnel Shepherd.

Three other charges also said on the same day at Regent Street, he again unlawfully assaulted, made use of abusive language and threatening language to Karen Bender.

He apologized for his misconduct and stated that it’s the first time he hit Bender after spending one year and a half together.

In relation to the assault charges, he was sentenced to three months on each of the charge, which will run consecutively. As it relates to the other offences he was also sentenced to serve three months on each charge which will run concurrently.

The accused was sentenced to four years imprisonment in 2006 for a robbery charge, which he had pleaded guilty to.

 

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