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April 3, 2014
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Accused on mulitple charges sentenced

A man accused of both physically and verbally assaulting a policeman and resisting arrest was sentenced to 30 days in prison in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate Court on Tuesday.

He is Samuel Brown, charged with malicious destruction of property, assault occasioning bodily harm, using indecent language, stone throwing, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

The Crown alleged that on the day in question, Brown, who was accosted by the policeman along a section of Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston, damaged the lawman's wristwatch and hurled stones and expletives while resisting arrest.

Senior Resident Magistrate Judith Pusey sentenced the man to 30 days in prison on each charge to run concurrently. A fingerprint order was also made.

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