Community leader's son on bail for insulting cops

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 16:00

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.

Ac­cord­ing to the TTPS, Sgt Alexan­der and PCs Re­my and Raghoo­nanan were on mo­bile pa­trol around 6:45 am, on Wednes­day 12th  in the Sea Lots dis­trict, when a male sus­pect iden­ti­fied as Ronal­do Burke, 20, al­leged­ly used in­sult­ing lan­guage against them.


Po­lice said when of­fi­cers at­tempt­ed to ar­rest Burke of Pro­duc­tion Av­enue, Sea Lots, he al­leged­ly re­sist­ed.

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