Two Charged for Aggravated Assault with Firearm

vlcsnap-2014-05-27-19h43m47s137vlcsnap-2014-05-27-19h44m03s31A family gathering in Belize City over the holiday weekend threatened to become violent when relatives introduced a firearm into the discussion.

21 year old Kenroy Willoughby and 26 year old Nuri Polanco now have to spend their time behind bars after being charged for aggravated assault with a firearm following an incident on Sunday evening.

Around 5:45 p.m., 23 year old Jason Lamb was attending a family dinner on Antelope Street Extension when he got into an argument with Willoughby, who took out a black pistol he was carrying and pointed it at Lamb.

Police badge redA frightened Lamb retreated to his vehicle but was pursued by Willoughby and Polanco.

Lamb told police he left the residence in his vehicle after they menaced him once more before getting in. The two are to return to court on July 14 after appearing before the Chief Magistrate Ann-Marie Smith today.

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