Saturday 28 November, 2020

Mason slapped with gun-related charges stemming from worksite dispute

The St Ann police have charged 29-year-old Ryan Peart, a mason of Golden Grove in St Ann, with illegal possession of firearm, illegal possession of ammunition and assault at common law following an incident on a construction site in Golden Grove, St Ann on Sunday, May 31.

Reports are that Peart and another man were working on the construction site when a dispute developed between them.

Peart reportedly left the site and returned with a firearm, which he allegedly used to hit the man in the chest before threatening to kill the man.

The incident was reported to the police and Peart was arrested and charged on Tuesday, July 7.

A date for his appearance in court is being finalised by the police.

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