Thursday 9 April, 2020

Farmer ‘Bulbie’ slapped with burglary and assault charges

Detectives from the St Elizabeth Police Division have charged a man with burglary and assault as a result of an incident that took place in George’s Valley district in the parish on Saturday, January 26.

Charged is 26-year-old Winston Rhoden, otherwise called ‘Bulbie’, a farmer of Coker district in the parish.

Allegations are that about 1.40 am, Rhoden and three men kicked open the door to a man’s house and used a stick to beat him, causing severe injuries to his head and face.

The man was later taken to a hospital, where he was admitted in a serious condition.

Rhoden was subsequently arrested and later charged.

His court date is being finalised.

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