Monday 12 November, 2018

Sando man in court for shooting at wife, children

A 36-year-old labourer appeared in court charged with shooting at his ex-common-law wife and their children.

According to a statement issued by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), 36-year-old Marvin Williams, a labourer of Jim Street, Esperance Village, was also charged with possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm to endanger life, possession of ammunition and possession of ammunition to endanger life, when he appeared before Magistrate Kerry-Ann Byer in the San Fernando 4th Magistrates’ Court on Monday, August 6, 2018.

He was granted bail in the sum of $175,000 to be approved by a Clerk of the Peace and the matter was adjourned to Monday, September 3, 2018.

According to reports, the 36-year-old victim was dropping off her children at their Esperance Village home, on June 24 when a man known to her approached the vehicle armed with a gun.

The attacker fired several shots in her direction, damaging the vehicle’s windscreen and bonnet. Fearful for her life, the victim drove off with her children and escaped.

Williams was arrested on August 3 and charged on August 6, 2018, by Sgt. Dale Ramroop, of the Princes Town CID.

 

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