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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.

5 Responses to Morgan accused of assaulting cop

  1. Anne Ince
    Anne Ince June 15, 2016 at 6:19 am

    Total BS…

  2. Anne Ince
    Anne Ince June 15, 2016 at 6:20 am

    This happened 3years ago smh..

  3. Rawle Spooner
    Rawle Spooner June 15, 2016 at 6:43 am

    Is it illegal to film police.

  4. kathy-Ann Clarke June 15, 2016 at 8:01 am

    Anne are you serious????? So, wait I wonder how many other news items we read daily, that are old….smh

  5. Tony Waterman June 15, 2016 at 3:21 pm

    @Rawle Spooner!!!!! I am adamant that there is NO LAW in Barbados to stop any Law abiding Citizen from filming the Police on the execution of their Duty.
    What should be a worry to the Bajan Population, who has to endure these things Daily, is the Actions of the Judiciary, who seem to believe that as long as a charge is Laid, it should go to court, rthis should hve been disregarded at the DPP level, and as it did get to the Court Level, the Magistrate/Judge has the Authority/Power to Throw it of if as i am certain is not COVERED by any Criminal Law in Barbados, this man ha been sentenced under a Law that i am sure doews NOT Exist.

    There MUST be someone/Anyone who reads this Comment, that can set out to verify my assertion that there is NO LAW in Barbados prohibiting Videoing of the Police in thier interaction with the general Public.

    This is a Very Dangerous case of. we are the Police and we can do whatever we want to.

    But Someone SHOULD remind them that they are there supposedly to SERVE and PROTECT.


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