“Battery” and Wilbur Gentle remanded for Discharging Firearm in Public Print E-mail
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Thursday, 09 August 2012 00:00

Wilbur Gentle and Brandon SmithOn Monday, August 6th, 26-year-old Brandon "Battery" Smith and 20-year-old Wilbur Gentle appeared before Magistrate Dale Cayetano where they were charged with discharging a firearm in public. They pleaded not guilty to the charge but because the offence is alleged to have been committed with a gun, they were denied bail and were remanded to prison until September 24th.

Police report that at around 1:00p.m. on Friday, August 3rd they were on mobile patrol on Sittee Street when they saw both Smith and Gentle riding on separate bicycles on Sibun Street. Police say that upon reaching in front of the residence of Osmond Mitchell, Smith pulled out a gun and fired shots at the house. Upon seeing the officers on patrol, the men rode off towards Ebony Street. At the scene police recovered 7  9mm Luger shells.