Fri | Feb 28, 2020

Men involved in police chase in Manchester charged

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 9:38 AM

Two of three men who attempted to elude the police on Old Melrose Road in Mandeville, Manchester on Wednesday have been charged.

Twenty-nine-year-old Ovid McKenzie of Evans Street, Clarendon, who was the driver of the motorcar, is charged with dangerous driving.

Twenty-five-year-old David Dwyer of Lincoln Avenue, Clarendon is charged with assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest.

The police say the third suspect is to be charged after being interviewed.

The police say a firearm and ammunition were seized during the incident.

It is reported that about 12:30 a.m. a police team was on duty in the area when they signalled the driver of a Toyota motor car to stop.

He did not comply and the vehicle was later intercepted.

The driver and two passengers were apprehended and a Taurus 9 mm pistol with 13 rounds of ammunition, which was allegedly thrown from the vehicle during the incident, was subsequently retrieved by the police


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