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Charged for aggravated assault of policeman Print E-mail
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Thursday, 15 March 2012 00:00

On Wednesday March 7th, a policeman was attacked in Double Head Cabbage while executing his duties and police on Friday March 9th formally arraigned Gian McFadzean and charged him with aggravated assault upon PC Kevin Broaster.

McFadzean appeared before Chief Magisgtrate Ann Marie Smith where he was charged with one count of aggravated assault with a bottle upon PC Kevin Broaster and one count of harm. McFadzean, who was unrepresented, pleaded not guilty to both charges and was offered two cash bails of $200 each. His bail was set with the conditions that he must not interfere with the victim and that he must report to the Bermudian Landing Police Station every Friday between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. The matter was adjourned to April 11th.

In a report to police, PC Kevin Broaster claimed that whilst in Double Head Cabbage, McFadzean and another man got into an altercation when he intervened. That’s when McFadzean pulled out a pint bottle and hit him behind the back of his head.