Man in court for shooting at police


    29 year old Levi Joseph of Simeon Road Petit Valley was remanded into custody after appearinig in court, charge with three counts of shooting with intent, possession of a firearm, possession of ammunition, possession of a firearm to endanger life and possession of ammunition to endanger life.

    On Friday 11th September, officers received information of a man armed with firearms along O’Donahue Extension, Covigne Road, Diego Martin.

    The officers proceeded to the location and while proceeding through a track off Cemetery Street, Diego Martin, observed a man holding a gun.

    The man jumped a fence, stopped looked in the direction of the officers and pointed the firearm in their direction and fired, the officers returned fire in the direction of the suspect.

    The suspect then climbed onto a roof of a nearby house where he dropped the object, but ran off and escaped.

    A black and silver Smith and Wesson gun was discovered and secured.

    On Sunday 13th September, officers acting on intelligence went to Tara Drive, Petit Valley, where the suspect was captured and arrested.