From the Courts
July 14, 2023
Union Island resident accused of chopping his fellow islander granted bail

A resident of Union Island who is alleged to have chopped his fellow islander was granted bail in the sum of $5000 when he appeared at the Serious Offences Court for arraignment on July 3.

Allan Mayers was not required to plea to the indictable charge of wounding.

He is charged that on June 26, 2023, at Ashton, Union Island he unlawfully and maliciously wounded Dayshaun Joseph with the intent to do so.

It is alleged that Joseph received chop wounds about his body and was hospitalised as a result of his injuries.

Sergeant Atnel Ash did not object to bail for Mayers.

Chief Magistrate Rechanne Browne, granted bail in the sum of $5000 with one surety. She ordered Mayers not to make any contact with the virtual complainant, and to report to the Ashton Police Station every Friday from 6:00 a.m -6:00 p.m. He is also to surrender all travel documents, and stop notices were ordered to be placed at all ports of entry and exit as another condition of his bail.

The matter has been adjourned to September 28, for the start of a preliminary inquiry. Counsel Charmaine Walters is representing the accused.