Guard charged for discharging firearm in public place

first_imgA 42-year-old security guard attached to the GEB Security Service on Friday appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts after he was charged with one count of discharging a loaded firearm in a public place.Neville Garnett of Lot 15 C Field Sophia, Greater Georgetown, denied the charge which was read by Magistrate Leron Daly, detailing that on March 2, 2019, at Camp Street, Georgetown, he discharged a loaded firearm within 100 yards of public way.According to the prosecution’s case, on March 2, Garnett was carrying out his duties as an armed security guard at Republic Bank’s, Camp Street, Georgetown location, when several rounds went off, hitting a number of persons in the process.The matter was reported and advice was sought after which the charge was instituted.In court on Friday, Police Prosecutor Sanj Singh did not object to bail. Magistrate Daly released the guard on $50,000 bail. The case will continue on May 24, 2019.last_img