(CMR) Al Handel Pearson (48), who is wanted for committing offenses on Grand Cayman, was arrested in the Cayman Brac on Tuesday, 22 March, after putting up some resistance.
Police reports are that at about 11:40 a.m, officers on patrol on Creek Road in Cayman Brac approached Pearson, who is from George Town, and attempted to arrest him.
However, Pearson began to behave in a disorderly manner and resisted arrest while holding a knife which he had been carrying on his person. Officers were able to disarm him and arrested him on suspicion of theft and handling stolen goods.
Pearson suffered minor injuries during the incident and was treated by medical personnel. One of the officers involved was also injured and attended Faith Hospital, was treated, and subsequently discharged.
He was further arrested for resisting arrest and assaulting police. He has been transported to Grand Cayman and remains in custody as investigations continue.