Three people appeared virtually before a Scarborough Magistrate on Monday charged for breaching the COVID-19 guidelines and regulations in accordance with the Public Health Ordinance, which speaks to a gathering exceeding five people.
Kelly Ann Anderson 49, a health care assistant of Bagatelle Extension, Scarborough; Vance Agard, 51, a fish processor of Gaskin Bay Road, Bon Accord and Dorrick Sealy, a 72-year-old pensioner of Lambeau, were charged under Section 3 (b) of the Public Health Ordinance for being part of a gathering in a public place exceeding five people.
The trio entered a not guilty plea when they appeared virtually before Magistrate Duane Murray.
The court heard that Anderson, Agard and Sealy were found gathering outside the Mother Streek’s Bar at Store Bay Local Road, Crown Point, a stone’s throw away from the Crown Point Police Station around 5.15 pm last Friday.
Police say a party of officers led by Ag. Inspector Campbell was on patrol and observed a group of ten people standing together outside the popular bar with a cooler and drinks being shared.
Tobago Today understands that police officers who had earlier warned persons outside the said bar to disperse twice, returned a third time to find the individuals still liming.
The trio was placed on $15,000 bail and will reappear in court on July 2, 2020.
Ag. Inspector Campbell of the Crown Point Police Station laid the charge.