He appeared in court on six charges but it was a firearm offence that secured a 40-year-old an automatic 28 days on remand at Her Majesty’s Prison.
Peter Ricardo Mayers of My Lords Hill, St Michael allegedly had a 9mm pistol, and ten rounds of ammunition in his possession on April 20.
He was not required to plead to the indictable charges when he appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant this afternoon.
However, he pleaded not guilty to assaulting Sophia Mayers on December 15, 2018 occasioning her actual bodily harm and issuing the threatening words “I would blow off your head” towards Jelissa Mayers with intent to cause her to believe that immediate unlawful violence would be used against her on March 7, 2019.
Mayers, who will reappear before the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on May 22, also denied charges of possession and cultivation of cannabis, which were allegedly committed on April 20, 2019.