‘Buss’s head’ gets bail for Venezuelan theft
Kaieteur News – The man caught on viral video in a brawl with police ranks, receiving a ‘bus head’ last Sunday, was released on bail after appearing in court for allegedly robbing a Venezuelan man .
Defendant Clive Fields, 21, known as’ Anthony Prince, ‘of Tucville, Georgetown, made his first appearance at Georgetown Magistrates’ Court before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan, when the charge was read to him. He denied committing the crime.
He was alleged, on Jan. 3, 2021, at Stabroek Market, Georgetown, while with others, stole Ricky Menque, 31, of Friendship, Demerara East Bank, from a Samsung smartphone and $ 25,000.
He is also alleged to have assaulted Menque before, during or after the robbery.
Menque is reported to have just left a minibus on the day in question and was walking on the sidewalk, when three men walking in the opposite direction overtook him and released him from his mobile phone and cash, before compensate for their escape.
At about 16:35 o’clock, ranks on a mobile police patrol responded to a report of a robbery with aggravation committed on a man in the Stabroek Market area.
The ranks are reported to have arrested Fields and placed him in the back of a police vehicle, when Fields allegedly attacked and attacked the ranks who then defended themselves.
A physical confrontation ensued between Fields and the police and he was eventually restrained and transported to Brickdam Police Station. At the station, Fields was positively identified by the victim as one of the robbers.
A police report indicated that the suspect had refused medical attention, while the injured police ranks were being treated at Georgetown Public Hospital.
The police Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) is investigating the matter and is asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident between the suspect and police members contact the officer concerned. responsible for the Police OPR on telephone number 227-1926 or the Divisional Police Department Commander at 226-1389.