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Rolando “Street Law” Samuel outside the Serious Offences Court on Nov. 30, 2022.

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A Troumaca/Chester Cottage man has been slapped with seven charges in connection to an incident at Byera in which three people were shot and injured.

Rolando “Street Law” Samuel, a 36-year-old labourer, appeared before Chief Magistrate Rechanne Browne at the Serious Offences Court, in Kingstown, on Wednesday, charged that on Nov. 27, at Byera, he:

1.     had in his possession one Glock .43 pistol, serial number BKDD451 without a licence issued under the Firearm Act;

2.     had in his possession one firearm with the intent to commit an offence;

3.     had in his possession eight rounds of 9mm, ammunition without a licence issued under the Firearm Act;

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4.     had in his possession one firearm at S&M Bar and Restaurant at Byera with intent to endanger life;

5.     did unlawfully and maliciously wound Ifranton Dickson of Mt Bentick, Georgetown with intent so to do;

6.     did unlawfully and maliciously wound Shanique Yearwood of England/Georgetown with intent so to do; and,

7.     did unlawfully and maliciously wound Lanique Jacobs of Carapan with intent so to do.

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The accused, Rolando “Street Law” Samuel uses his hand to hide his face as detectives escort him to the Serious Offences Court on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022.

Samuel was not required to plead to the indictable charges.

Prosecutor Sergeant Cornelius Title did not object to bail.

The chief magistrate set bail at EC$20,000 with one surety and ordered Samuel to have no contact with the virtual complainant.

He is to report to Rose Hall Police Station on Mondays and Thursdays between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. and observe a 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew.

Samuel has to also surrender his travel documents and seek the permission of the court to leave the country. The court has ordered that stop notices be issued to ports of entry and exit.

The matter was adjourned to Jan. 30, 2023.

Samuel arrived at court with his left hand bandaged. Police reportedly shot him while apprehending him.

Samuel was represented by Counsel Duane Daniel.

Detective Corporal 339 Laborde is leading the investigation.

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One reply on “Three shot, injured in Byera; Troumaca man charged”

  1. Could you believe this? People go outside to relax and enjoy their lives and this is the terror and utter madness you unleashed upon these innocent people. You should be locked away for a very long time. You can’t make this up!

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