Just after 2:45AM Saturday 28 March, officers on patrol in the West Bay district stopped to make checks at a restaurant located on North West Point Road. It was reported that wanted man Manuel Carter was at the location and had threatened a man with a machete. Inquiries led to officers later locating and arresting Carter at an address in the West Bay District.
Following his arrest for the incidents on North West Point Road, Carter was arrested on suspicion of several burglaries that had taken place in the West Bay area during the month of March. Carter was also arrested on suspicion of escaping lawful custody and assaulting police, following an incident that took place on 23 March, where he was located by an officer on patrol, who attempted to arrest him.
Twelve charges have been laid against Mr. Carter:
- Two counts of Burglary
- Attempted Burglary
- Two counts of Possession of an Offensive Weapon
- Resisting Arrest
- Escaping Lawful Custody
- Assaulting Police
- Two counts of Causing Fear or Provocation of Violence
- Handling Stolen Property
- Breach of Curfew
He appeared in court today, 30 March, via video link, and was remanded into custody. The RCIPS would like to thank all members of the public who assisted the police in this matter.