Four Trinidadians fined for boat brawl involving Anderson Peters
Trinidadian nationals leaving Magistrate Court on Monday. Photo: CMC

ST GEORGE’S Grenada, CMC – Chief Magistrate Teddy St Louis Wednesday fined four Trinidad and Tobago citizens EC$5,500 each after they pleaded guilty to committing grievous harm on Grenada’s reigning World Javelin champion, Anderson Peters.

The four, including Noel Cooper, 42, the captain of the Barbados-owned vessel Harbour Master, had been charged with causing harm with violence and causing grievous harm with violence to the world-rated athlete and his brother, Kiddon Peters, a police officer, during a brawl on board the vessel last week Wednesday, August 10.

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They all pleaded guilty during their first appearance in court on Monday and their sentences had been adjourned to Wednesday.

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Cooper, along with the other men, John Alexander, 55, Mikhail John, 35, and 28-year-old Sheon Jack, were fined EC$3,500 each on the charge of causing grievous harm with violence to be paid forthwith or in default jailed for one year.

On the charge of causing harm with violence they were each fined EC$2,000 - also to be paid forthwith, or in default, spend six months in jail.

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