A 24-year-old Richmond Gap resident appears in the District ‘A’ Magistrate’s Court today charged with assaulting and resisting a police officer in the execution of his duty.
Police say Michael Jamal Springer was being pursued by lawmen last Wednesday when a woman invited him into a house at Wilkinson Road.
Police officers were reportedly attacked, assaulted, obstructed and received injuries during the chase. Springer also reportedly escaped during the incident.
He is the fourth person to be charged following the incident.
Over the weekend, Charmaine Sharon Marshall-Greene, 42, of Wilkinson Road, Richmond Gap, was jointly charged with 20 year old Shaddieze Greene with obstructing and assaulting a police constable in the execution of his duty. The younger resident also faces a charge of resisting a police constable in the execution of his duty. The other person, 47 year old Terry Greene of 2nd Avenue, Chapman Lane, St. Michael is accused of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
Investigations are continuing.