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Agard owns up to having offensive weapon

courtA 27-year-old man has admitted to having an offensive weapon in a public place without lawful excuse.

Jabar Leroy Dwayne Agard of Ellerton Housing Area, St George was arrested and charged with the offence on September 18.

According to the facts, police were patrolling along Bridge Street, The City when they observed the accused engaged in a verbal altercation with another man.

Agard, who reportedly removed a black handle pair of scissors from his right pants pocket and waved it in the man’s face in a threatening manner, was ordered by police to put down the weapon and he complied.

Explaining his actions to Magistrate Douglas Frederick, the accused man said: “I just pull it out to tell him to stop following me.

“I was intoxicated and he told me come and go home.”

Agard, who is not known to the law courts, was ordered to pay $350 forthwith to the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court or spend an alternative three months in jail.

2 Responses to Agard owns up to having offensive weapon

  1. Angus Benn
    Angus Benn September 22, 2016 at 8:21 am

    This place all of a sudden producing a lot of idiots.just the court section.

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  2. jrsmth September 22, 2016 at 11:07 am

    This is so stupid how can you accuse some one of having an offensive weapon in a public place without lawful excuse.. my lawful excuse your honor I wanted to give he a hair cut…
    One of the fancy lawyers in Barbados would find a law which carries an excuse for offensive weapons can be legal in public places…

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