A former bus conductor whose action caused wide public outrage when he resisted arrest and instead engaged in hand to hand combat with a police corporal in the heart of the city earlier this year, has pleaded guilty and would know his faith come July 1st 2015.
The young man, who had dropped out of a Secondary School in St. David’s only months before the incident, appeared before Chief Judge Madam Justice Price Findley, at the Number One Supreme Court on Tuesday, accompanied by his Lawyer Perter David. He accepted full responsibility for his action which led to his arrest on January 22nd 2015.
The young man pleaded guilty to assaulting Police Corporal 38 Robert, but not guilty to the use of violence to obstruct the officer in the execution of his duty.
Shortly after his plea on Tuesday the young man who has been on remand at the Richmond Hill Prison since the commission of the offense was taken back into custody and is due to return for sentencing on July 1st 2015.