Forty-seven year old Tony Thomas aka “Scar” has been remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) after being accused of using a hammer to inflict wounds on his estranged lover.
Thomas was yesterday charged with wounding with intent to Murder 44yr-old Laurie-Ann Hurst of Bolans on August 6, 2017.
He made his first court appearance on Monday before Magistrate Ngaio Emmanuel in All Saints Magistrate’s Court and was remanded to prison until October 18, the date for his committal proceedings.
The accused can however apply for bail in the High Court if he wishes to be released before the October 18 date.
According to a Stratcom release issued on Monday, immediately following the incident, the accused went into hiding and continued to elude the police.
A wanted bulletin was issued for his arrest, and he was captured and taken into custody on Friday around 5:40 pm by officers attached to Bolans and Johnson’s Point Police Stations. He was found among bushes in Cashew Hill area.