Man accused of assaulting, setting pit bull on Police granted bail

Accused: Sherwin La Rose

A Guyhoc Garden resident who allegedly set his dog (a pit bull) on Police ranks who swooped down at his property to arrest him in relation to an offence was on Wednesday before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court to answer to the allegations.

The two charges slapped against 37-year-old Sherwin La Rose were denied by him.

Magistrate Fabayo Azore read the first charge which alleged that he on May 28, 2018 at Guyhoc Garden, La Rose assaulted Jamal Watson, a Police Officer, who was at the time executing his duties.

It is being further alleged that La Rose willfully attempted to obstruct the course of justice by losing his dog in his bid to escape from the Police.

Police Prosecutor Simone Payne who disclosed that the case file is still incomplete did not read the facts of the matter.

She however, had no objection to bail and same was granted in the sum of $75,000.

La Rose is schedule to make his second Court appearance on June 27, 2018.


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