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Former security guard fined $300 for assaulting police officer

Former security guard fined $300 for assaulting police officer


Former security guard at the Postal Corporation, Alvin Spencer was yesterday found guilty at the Kingstown Magistrate’s Court of assaulting police officer, Elron Lewis.{{more}}

Acting magistrate Carla James fined Spencer $300, to be paid in two months or in default, spend one month in jail.

Spencer was also found guilty of resisting arrest and was placed on a $1,500 bond for six months. In default, he will spend three months in jail.

For being found guilty on the charge of assault, causing bodily harm, Spencer was ordered to pay compensation of $500 in three months or spend two months in jail.

Lewis told the court that on May 23, 2014, at the Postal Corporation, he was assisting a young lady at the door of the loading bay area, when he and Spencer had an exchange of words.

It was then he said Spencer pulled the door, causing it to strike him on the face.

Spencer denied the allegations throughout the trial. He stated that it was Lewis who attacked him.

Spencer was represented by Jaundy Martin, while Crown counsel in the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions Karim Nelson led the prosecution’s case.(KW)