Sangre Grande man arrested and charged with the breach of a protection order

Sangre Grande man arrested and charged with the breach of a protection order

Michael Deonarine, 58, of Ogiste Trace, Coal Mine, Sangre Grande, was arrested and charged with the breach of a protection order on September 30th , 2020.

On July 24TH , 2020, a woman applied and obtained a protection order against Michael Deonarine.

The order prohibited him from engaging in, or threatening to engage in any act of domestic violence towards her including verbal and physical abuse for a period of two years.

On September 29th, 2020 the woman was at home with Deonarine, when it was alleged Deonarine whilst drinking, used obscene language and derogatory statements to the woman.

Later that night, the woman fell asleep and was awakened when Deonarine allegedly shouted additional obscene language.

The woman left and made a report to the Sangre Grande Police station on September 30th, 2020.

WPC Ferriera was detailed to investigate, with the assistance of officers of the Gender Based Violence Unit.

They proceeded to Ogiste Trace, Coal Mine, where she identified herself to Deonarine.

She asked him if he was aware that a Protection Order was in effect against him, and he said he had a copy.

WPC Ferreira then read and showed him the Protection Order. Deonarine was then arrested and conveyed to the Sangre Grande Police Station.

On October 2nd, 2020 Deonarine appeared virtually before Magistrate Erica Baptiste-Ramkisson at the Sangre Grande Magistrates’ Court for two offences of the breach of a protection order.

He was granted bail in the sum of $12,000 on the condition he not have any contact with the woman.

The matter was heard again on October 7th, 2020.

He was fined $1,000 in default two months’ imprisonment on the first count, and on the second count he was fined $1,500 and in default two months’ imprisonment.

He was given two months to pay.

 

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