One man has been arrested and charged with Wounding with Intent following an incident in Lucky Hill, St. Mary on Thursday, November 04.
Charged is 35-year-old Delmar Hinds of Lucky Hill St. Mary.
Reports are that about 12:05 a.m., Hinds reportedly confronted a 17-year-old boy whom he accused of committing a crime; an argument developed between the teenager and the accused, who allegedly used a machete to chop the boy in his head severing his right ear. The police were summoned and Hinds was subsequently arrested and charged.
His court date is being finalised.