Jury Sworn In For Gariko Benjamin Trial

June 13, 2012

The trial of a 21-year-old man who is alleged to have fired a gun in a Pembroke neighborhood and then escaped on a motocross bike sparking a police chase to Somerset got underway in Supreme Court this morning [June 13], with the jury being sworn in.

Gariko Benjamin, of Sandys, denies the charges which include unlawful possession of a firearm; unlawful discharge of a firearm; taking a motorcycle without the owner’s permission and threatening behaviour to Police.

The shooting Mr Benjamin is charged with occurred at around 10:30am on January 25th 2012 in the Mount Hill/ Overview Hill area in Pembroke. No one was injured, however the suspect[s] stole a blue motocross cycle from the scene and fled in a westerly direction with police in pursuit.

The trial is expected to continue this afternoon.

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  1. BERMUDIAN says:


  2. Judgement says:

    Come on you people that get thrills from gossip please remember it is alleged charges that is the reason for the court case. Some of you are ready to convict people as soon as they are charged

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  4. dove says:

    Forget these nasty ppl leavin comments on here that dnt know a damn thing about anything. So quick to judge u n put u away so fast…in bda u r GUILTY as soon as your charged which is so wrong….F*ck u n ya comments…nasty ma BEEP!!!!!! Keep ya head up my boy for life! Xoxo