May 25, 2021- Detectives assigned to the Westmoreland Police have charged one man with Assault at Common Law, Illegal Possession of Firearm, and Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm following an altercation in the parish on Monday, May 17.

Charged is 27-year-old Jascon Powell, otherwise called ‘Buzzo’, of Friendship district in Westmoreland.

Reports from the Savanna-la-Mar Police are that at about 6:30 p.m., Powell was involved in an altercation, during which Powell used his hands to hit the complainant in the face. He later brandished a firearm and made threatening statements.

The police, following investigative leads, arrested Powell on Wednesday, May 19. He was subsequently charged.

The court date will be finalised.