Tag: Taser gun

Police deny tasering child at school event

Police deny tasering child at school event

| 02/02/2018 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Police say that a child accidentally hit by probes from a police stun gun at a school career fair was not tasered as the electrical current was not activated when the mishap occurred. The RCIPS was at the Edna Moyle Primary School in North Side Friday conducting a demonstration of police equipment. The RCIPS said […]

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Suspect burglar tasered during arrest

Suspect burglar tasered during arrest

| 01/05/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police said they rounded up two West Bay burglars last week after two separate break-ins but had to use a taser during the arrest of one of the suspects. The first man was arrested Wednesday after a burglary on North West Point Road, in which computer equipment was stolen. Following up on a lead, […]

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Taser cops back on active duty

Taser cops back on active duty

| 10/03/2017 | 23 Comments

(CNS): Two police constables who were on desk duty until their trial and then suspended after they were found guilty of using excessive force during an arrest and tasering a suspect twice have been placed back on active duty, officials from the RCIPS confirmed Friday. Although Austin Etienne and Cardiff Robinson were both found guilty […]

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Taser cops dodge punishment and conviction

Taser cops dodge punishment and conviction

| 09/03/2017 | 43 Comments

(CNS): Suspended police officers Austin Etienne and Cardiff Robinson, who were both found guilty after trial of common assault for using excessive force by tasering a suspect twice during an arrest, walked away from court today with no convictions or any punishment but simply ordered to pay $400 in costs for their four-day trial. Magistrate […]

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Status of adapted flare gun in question

Status of adapted flare gun in question

| 20/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 22-year-old man from East End has pleaded not guilty to possession of a loaded unlicensed firearm on the basis that the weapon in question was an adapted flare gun. The court heard that Antascio Terrell Rankine is charged with possessing a modified signal pistol loaded with 12 gauge cartridges, but it has not […]

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Police officer punched during traffic stop

Police officer punched during traffic stop

| 12/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 27-year-old man from West Bay was scheduled to appear in court Monday charged with assaulting a police officer during a traffic stop early Saturday morning, when he allegedly punched the cop in the face. Police said that the man was a passenger in a car that was stopped at about 1:00am on 10 […]

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Armed police taser drunken suspect in fight

Armed police taser drunken suspect in fight

| 06/12/2016 | 21 Comments

(CNS): A 44-year-old man received a head injury after police fired a Taser gun at him during an altercation outside a nightclub in the early hours of Saturday morning. Police said the man hit his head when he fell after officers deployed the stun-gun because he resisted arrest and fought with police. The incident happened […]

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Cops guilty in Taser assault case

Cops guilty in Taser assault case

| 29/11/2016 | 62 Comments

(CNS): Two police officers charged with common assault after they shot a suspect with a Taser gun at least twice after a car chase more than two years ago have been found guilty. Cardiff Robinson (31) and Austin Etienne (45) were convicted of the offence by Magistrate Philippa McFarlane following a Summary Court trial in […]

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Careers in balance for cops charged with assault

Careers in balance for cops charged with assault

| 09/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Two police officers charged with assault, as the crown claims they used excessive force when they tasered a suspect twice during an arrest, must wait more than six weeks for the magistrate’s verdict as their RCIPS careers hang in the balance. Cardiff Robinson (31) and Austin Etienne (45) were charged last year in connection […]

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Cops Taser armed man in bar car park

Cops Taser armed man in bar car park

| 05/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: The RCIPS  have now charged a local man following the recovery of the ninth illegal gun since the start of the year following an incident outside a George Town bar in the early hours of Friday morning (5 August). Armed officers reportedly Tasered the armed man when they were called to Bananas Bar on […]

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Guns, drugs found as video raises concerns about cops

Guns, drugs found as video raises concerns about cops

| 06/06/2016 | 85 Comments

(CNS): In a series of incidents on Friday night-Saturday morning, the police arrested three men and recovered a loaded firearm with five rounds of ammunition, a modified loaded flare gun, spent shells and an undisclosed quantity of ganja. One of the incidents, in which a man was shot with a Taser gun by police, is […]

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