Woman ordered to keep the peace after assaulting police

A St George woman will be required to keep the peace for one year or spend three months in prison after pleading guilty to assaulting a police officer.

Charmaine Samantha Ifill of Ellerton Gardens, St George appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant Thursday morning in the No. 2 District ‘A’ Criminal Court, charged with assaulting Constable Elton Prescott earlier in the day.

She also pleaded guilty to the charge of resisting the same officer during the execution of his duty.

In outlining the details of the matter, Sergeant Cameron Gibbons told the court that on the day in question, Prescott attempted to intervene in a verbal altercation between the accused and another woman. During the course of identifying himself as a police officer, Ifill told him: “I do not care who you is.”

A second attempt at identifying himself was met with the same response, in addition to a push.

“I am sorry for the incident, Ma’am. It was a misunderstanding,” Ifill told the magistrate today before she was placed on the bond.

8 Responses to Woman ordered to keep the peace after assaulting police

  1. Mia July 14, 2017 at 6:26 am

    Misunderstanding? You are too disrespectful. You know exactly what you were doing.

  2. Itz Queen
    Itz Queen July 14, 2017 at 6:59 am

    If you had push that officer and he fell and hit his head what would say?

  3. Angus Benn
    Angus Benn July 14, 2017 at 7:42 am

    Sometimes people need to think before they reacted.

  4. Ziggy Blessed
    Ziggy Blessed July 14, 2017 at 8:44 am

    in the US your family would be picking out clothes and a casket……(.i wonder how comes nobody didnt have this recorded on their cell phone) …….go figure!!!!!!

  5. Mack July 14, 2017 at 9:45 am

    Attorney Pilgrim this is Abuse of the Police. Where are You???

  6. Carlisle Norville July 14, 2017 at 11:24 am

    some police ROTTEN to de core & i know police that are so nice & compasonate an officer in uniform if he is carying out his duty in a lawful way he should be adheared to( check this one out) I called a police sub station to report that a young man was trying to break into our home home,(I am married)would you believe that when the police arrived & i began to explain, as they ask me what happen( NO joke) the young man an ex prisoner & on cocaine told them, he meaning me, want to bull he ( one police give me a funny look ,de other police start laughing & said this is a personal thing, we in getting involved he shut de blue book in his hand, they got into their police vehicle & drove away ( can you sensible people reading this comprehend this sort of nonsense from the police), my wife gave the paro$ 75:00 & beg him to leave which he did.well.well,well, Barbados.

  7. hcalndre July 14, 2017 at 11:27 am

    In the news this morning I read a man was convicted on for 4 charges (gun related) and received 8 years in which he will spend 4 years and days to complete the sentence because of time served. Now this man used a gun while robbing the elderly person of his gold chain and shot him in the commission of the crime. For the 4 charges that he was convicted of, I will say he was given 2 years each for them. For the armed robbery the sentence should have started at 15 years and then the wounding should be more but this guy got a slap on the wrist, that`s why these judges should be elected and not selected because when their names come of election some other judge that promise to be tough on crime could be elected.

  8. Carl July 14, 2017 at 1:48 pm

    Disrespect the police and get a slap on the wrist. The action of the police is deemed unprofessional and the whole force is castigated. Call in programs become hot with people accusing the police of misusing their authority.


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