Friday 10 April, 2020

COVID-19: 'Pool party' lands Bad Boy Trevor in hot water

Bad Boy Trevor

Bad Boy Trevor

Another member of the local entertainment fraternity has found himself in trouble with the law following restrictions imposed by the government in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Popular actor Garfield Reid, also known as "Bad Boy Trevor", and another man, Keniel Smith, were charged with breaches of the Disaster Risk Management Act, Noise Abatement Act, S.O.E Act and Spirit Licence Act on Sunday after they were reportedly caught hosting a pool party in Kingston.

Police report that officers visited 31 Plaintation Drive in Kingston 20 where the party was being held, shut down the event and seized a quantity of liquor.

The Government of Jamaica has instituted a restriction for public gatherings of no more than 20 persons and individuals are required to maintain a distance of three to four feet from each other as the country attempts to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Last week, dancehall artiste Elephant Man became the subject of a police investigation after he was accused of false declaration in relation to his travel history. The entertainer allegedly did not declare all the countries he had visited while overseas including at least one with a high number of COVID-19 infections.

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