DJ ‘Raw Gold’ gets bail; accused of attacking another DJ with broken bottle at radio station


Carlyle Watson, popularly known as ‘DJ Raw Gold,’ was on Monday released on $55,000 bail by Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan, for allegedly attacking another DJ and assaulting a woman.

Watson, a 36-year-old customs broker of Second Street, Cummings Lodge, appeared before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court and denied the two charges.

The first charge alleged that on April 10, at Lance Gibbs St, Queenstown, Watson unlawfully and maliciously wounded Marlon Williams called “DJ Yannick.” He also denied that on the same day and location, he unlawfully wounded Melissa Duke.

The Chief Magistrate released Watson on $55,000 bail and adjourned the matter until May 3. He was also placed on a bond until the conclusion of the matter.

Police, in a statement, had said Williams was stabbed four times to the face with a broken Guinness bottle while at HJ 94.1 studio on Lance Gibbs Street, Georgetown.

According to the police report, Williams said he and Watson got into an argument over work after which the suspect then armed himself with the Guinness bottle and attacked him.

Watson was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was treated and sent away. During the ordeal, Duke was thrown on the ground by Watson.

Meanwhile, the management of HJ 94.1 FM in a statement had said both individuals have been suspended while the matter is under investigation.

According to the radio station, DJ Raw Gold and DJ Yannick are independent DJs who purchase airtime from the radio studio for their weekend programmes.

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