Businessman charged with assaulting cops, resisting arrest


The proprietor of Hair Tech International, Joseph McCalman appeared before Chief Magistrate (ag) Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus, accused of assaulting two police officers and resisting arrest.

McCalman was slapped with two counts of assaulting a peace officer, two counts of resisting arrest, behaving disorderly and name calling.

Particulars of the first two charges alleged that McCalman on May 31, 2019, at Lacytown, Georgetown, assaulted Police Officer Jason Pryce and Daniel Collins.

It is further alleged that on the same day and location, McCalman resisted arrest from the two Police Officers who were acting in the execution of their duties.

The court also heard that on the same day in question, McCalman behaved disorderly.

The last charge alleged that on the same day in question at Lot 9 North Road, Georgetown, McCalman called Gavin Bowen a name other than his name with the intent to annoy him.

McCalman pleaded not guilty and was released on a total of $40,000 bail. The matter is adjourned until June 24, 2019.

The court heard that on the day in question, there was an argument between McCalman and Bowen; the Police were summoned and the officers attempted to arrest McCalman but he resisted.

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