Car driven by off-duty cop slams into Sophia fence

A car driven by an off-duty policeman crashed into a `B’ Field, Sophia fence yesterday afternoon sparking fears among residents that bandits were attacking.

Maylne Jordan of Lot 542 `B’ Field, Sophia scrambled out of her home along with other residents in the area to confront the driver and passenger after mistaking them for bandits. She recalled that at around 5:15 pm, a silver Toyota Allion, plate No. PLL 7698, crashed into her fence and ended up in the drain after which the driver and the passenger began dumping empty Guinness bottles at the side of the car.

Jordan noted that after a crowd gathered the two men identified themselves as policemen and began yelling at residents.

The residents explained to Stabroek News that they called the Sophia police station multiple times along with the Sparendaam station but it took over 30 minutes …To continue reading, login with an active account or subscribe now.

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