Several curfew violators charged



Two people have been arrested and charged for violating the curfew regulations that form part of the state of emergency.

Police reports identified them as 30-year-old Glen Strann of DeSouza Road and 42-year-old Cemona James of Seaview Farm, who were stopped by police on Sir George Walter Highway on Monday outside the curfew period.

The reports also stated that Ita M. King of Golden Grove was stopped by members of the COVID-19 Curfew Compliance Joint Task Force on Factory Road after midnight on Tuesday 19th January.

She too was arrested and charged for breach of curfew. In another incident, Franklin Williams of Nut Grove was found driving with an expired driver’s licence outside the curfew period after 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday in Golden Grove.

He was arrested and charged for the offences.

Meanwhile, Oscar Thomas and Kareem Nicholas, both of St. Johnson’s Village, appeared before Chief Magistrate Walsh on Monday, charged with breaching curfew regulations.

They pleaded guilty and were fined $500.00 each, to be paid on or before 25th January, 2021. In default they will spend one month at Her Majesty’s Prison.