On 23.01.23, Police arrested and charged Joelanie James, 29 years old Farmer of South Rivers with the offence of Assault.
Investigations revealed that the accused allegedly assaulted a 17-year-old Student of South Rivers by pointing a gun at him. The incident occurred in South Rivers at about 12:20 am on 14.02.22.
The defendant appeared at the Serious Offences Court on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, to answer the charge and pleaded not guilty. He was granted bail in the sum of $2500.00 with one surety and ordered not to contact the virtual complainant. The matter was adjourned to 2.03.23 and transferred to the Colonarie Magistrate Court for trial.