Kendis Flowers charged with attempted murder Print E-mail
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Thursday, 08 June 2017 00:00

On Friday, June 2, 2017, police arrested and charged Kendis Flowers, 25-years-old, with two counts of attempted murder on PC Rafael Flowers and PC Wayne Dawson. He was brought before Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith where the charges were read to him. No plea was taken. He was denied bail since the alleged offenses were committed with a firearm. Flowers is remanded to the Belize Central Prison until September 18, 2017 where his case is tentatively set for trial.

Allegations are that PC Rafael Flowers and PC Wayne Dawson were conducting vehicle checks on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the corner of Vernon and Mayflower Streets when an altercation ensued between two men. Both officers advanced towards the men where PC Flowers recognized them to be Kendis Flowers and Dishuan Foreman.

The officers attempted to intervene and at that time, flowers charged at them. An altercation developed between Flowers and the officers. Flowers ran into his yard and according to both officers, they heard gunshots shortly after. The officers took cover when they saw Flowers approaching them with a firearm pointed in their direction. He fired five shots at the officers and at the time PC Flowers retrieved his service firearm and fired three shots at Flowers who managed to run through an alley.