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Jan 16, 2020

Man to be Charged for Chopping a Cop

Hilberto Romero

A man is expected to be charged for the chopping of a police officer in Stann Creek. Police say that twenty-six-year-old Byron Ramos of Cow Pen village chopped a police constable when he responded to a report of an assault that was being committed by Ramos. Hilberto Romero of the National C.I.B. shares details.


Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero, Deputy Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch

“On Tuesday, the fourteenth of January 2020, at seven-forty p.m, Police Constable Michael Roches responded to a report in Cow Pen Village. He was then approached by a male person who threw chops at him and a struggle ensued. As a result, the police officer managed to run away and he received a chop wound on his arm. This person is in custody and will be charged for various crimes. He was responding to a report of an assault being committed on another person.”

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