Knife wielder’s court date set
Amention date of November 28 was set in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday in a matter in which a woman allegedly used a knife to inflict an injury to the arm of the complainant.
Charged with unlawful wounding is Latoya James, who was fingerprinted.
The court heard that on the day of the incident, the complainant had been arguing with two persons in a house. During the argument, the complainant confronted James’ who had been working somewhere in the house. She then told the complainant to remove her hand from her face and during the tussle; the complainant was injured on her arm.
The court also heard that the complainant showed up at the house of the accused with the police and James was later charged.
Seven stitches were required to close the wound. Both parties will return to court later this month.
Crime scene detectives process a truck in Christian Gardens, Portmore, yesterday. The truck was believed to have had two dead bodies inside. It was later revealed that no one had died but gunmen had hijacked the vehicle and stole 160 cases of chicken and abducted the driver in the process. The driver was later released.