A police constable and a mechanic have been charged over the firearm incident at Villa beach on Wednesday, in which two witnesses said a police officer lent a weapon to a civilian, who used it to threaten a woman.
Police have charged Zacroy John, a 23-year-old police officer, of Yambou and Belmont, and Ishmael Isaacs, a 30-year-old mechanic of Diamond with unlawful possession of a firearm with intent to commit an offence.
They are also charged that being armed with a firearm, they unlawfully threatened to discharge it at the virtual complainant, a resident of Diamond Estate.
The offences were allegedly committed at Villa around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6.
Both accused men are expected to appear in court on Monday to answer to the charges.