Project Director of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Geothermal Project, Ellsworth Dacon has been charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
Dacon appeared before the Kingstown Magistrate’s Court, on Monday, where Senior Magistrate Rickie Burnett read him a charge that on June 30 at Queen’s Drive, he assaulted Timron Padmore, of Rillan Hill, causing actual bodily harm.
Dacon pleaded not guilty.
Prosecutor Police Constable Corlene Samuel asked that station bail be continued, and the court granted the application.
Dacon is to reappear in court on Oct. 20 for trial.
He is represented by counsel Grant Connell.
(Update: This article was updated to show Dacon’s current portfolio.)