EC$10, 000 bail For Chopping Incident

Vaughn Cyrus - being escorted from court on Tuesday

Vaughn Cyrus – being escorted from court on Tuesday

A 20-year-old labourer of The Carenage, St. George’s, Vaughn Cyrus, has found himself in difficulty with the law following a chopping incident at Wall Street, Grand Anse St. George last weekend.

Cyrus, who was slapped with a wounding charge made his first court appearance Tuesday, before Chief Magistrate, Tamara Gill at the St George’s No.1 Magistrate Court, where he was granted bail in the sum of EC$10, 000 with 2 sureties.

Cyrus, who was represented in court by Attorney-at-Law, Peter David, the former Member of Parliament for the Town of St. George constituency.

This newspaper understands that the suspect was wanted by police on a committal warrant prior to his weekend arrest.

THE NEW TODAY newspaper understands that the bail would not come into effect until Cyrus honours his commitment to the court in the sum of EC$350.

Tuesday’s court proceedings did not reveal the circumstances, which led to the incident or the victim.

The next court date set for Cyrus is October 8.

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