St. Andrew Resident Charged With Violating Emergency Powers

PR – Police have formally charged a St. Andrew resident for allegedly violating Section 9 (a) of the 2020 Emergency Powers (COVID 19) (No. 7) 2020 SRO. 29

Akisha Felix, 31, Entrepreneur, of Cook Hill Road, Grenville was arrested on Thursday 14th May, 2020 and subsequently charged with breaching the restriction on social activities. 

The offense reportedly occurred on May 13th, 2020 about 4:55p.m.

Felix who has been granted two thousand dollars bail will make her first court appearance at Grenville Magistrate’s Court on Monday 20th July, 2020.

Section 9. of the 2020 Emergency Powers (COVID 19) (No. 7) which addresses restriction on social activities and funerals states that:

No person shall host or attend–

(a)  any social activity of any description, including a wedding or;

(b)  a funeral hosting more than ten persons in addition to the officiant and essential mortuary staff.