Police have arrested and formally charged two more men in connection with last month’s armed robbery at the Ixora Bar & Restaurant, Golden Sands Hotel, Maxwell Main Road, Christ Church.
They are 23-year-old Rachan Jackson Thomas, of 1
Thomas and James, who were recently the subjects of wanted men bulletins, surrendered to police accompanied by an attorney-at-law.
Following the January 6 attack on Golden Sands, the pair has been jointly charged with aggravated burglary, as well as eight counts of endangering lives by discharging a firearm in a public place.
They are also accused of the aggravated burglary of the residence of Emmerson Trotman on January 3, 2018.
Two other men – 22-year-old Hakeem Zoe Isiah Robinson, of #24 Bartlett’s Tenantry, Sargeant’s Village, Christ Church, and 22-year-old Akeem Ricardo Bourne, of #2, 5th Avenue, Wildey, St Michael and #385 Emerald Park West, Six Roads, St Philip – were previously charged for these offences.
In the meantime, James faces additionally charges. He is also jointly charged with 18-year-old Shad Gabriel Orlando Slocombe, of Block 1 Apartment 5, Country Towers, St Michael, with aggravated burglary of the residence of Mohammed Patel on January 18 and aggravated burglary of Frankie’s Barber Shop on December 23, 2017.
He also faces two other charges of wounding with intent and use of a firearm.
James and Slocombe are expected to appear in the Bridgetown Magistrates’ Court today, while Thomas is due to go before the Oistins Magistrates’ Court.]]>