Morgan accused of assaulting cop
Domenie Philemon Morgan will have to complete 150 hours of community service for assaulting a police officer.
Morgan, 21, was found guilty of the charge when he appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court yesterday.
According to the facts, the Lot 2 Durants, Christ Church resident was in St Lawrence Gap, Christ Church in the wee hours of March 15, 2013 with a male friend when police had reason to speak to the friend.
The friend, who was not named, was being taken to the police outpost at St Lawrence Gap when Morgan took out his phone and started recording the encounter between the two.
The unemployed man was told to desist but he continued.Officer Mauricio Chase then went outside to have a word with Morgan but the accused reportedly pushed the officer in his chest before attempting to run away.
He was arrested. Morgan returns to court on August 5, 2016.