Son of Community leader on bail for resisting arrest

Son of Community leader on bail for resisting arrest

The son of a community leader in the Sea Lots district was granted bail by a Port of Spain Magistrate today, after pleading not guilty to charges of use of insulting language and resisting arrest.

Ronaldo Burke 20, of Production Avenue, Sea Lots, was charged with the offences by PC Raghoonanan, of the Besson Street Operations Unit, on Wednesday 12th February 2020.

He appeared in the Port of Spain 3rd Magistrates’ Court, where he pleaded not guilty to the offences and was granted $10,000 bail with surety.

The matter was adjourned to March 11th 2020.

Sgt. Alexander and PCs Remy and Raghoonanan were on mobile patrol around 6:45am, on Wednesday 12th February 2020, in the Sea Lots district, when a male suspect used insulting language against them. When officers attempted to arrest the man, he resisted.

Officers eventually managed to apprehend the man who was taken to the Besson Street Police Station, where he was charged.