(CMR) Fire officer Jon Mikol Rankin (23) appeared in Summary Court on Tuesday, when he pleaded not guilty to charges arising from an incident at Da Station Bar on Shamrock Road on Aug. 18.
The charges included wounding a named female and causing actual bodily harm to another female. He is also with causing harassment, alarm or distress to a third person by charging at her with an object in his hand and being a drunk and disorderly person.
There was an additional charge of damage to property, but the bar owner, who is the defendant’s father, indicated to police that he did not wish to pursue any complaint, so that matter was not proceeded with.
Defense attorney Amelia Fosuhene confirmed that CCTV footage pertaining to the incident had been provided to her. Magistrate Valdis Foldats set a case management conference for Jan. 10, 2019, and trial for March 6.
Rankin is employed with the Cayman Islands Fire Service. His bail has been extended until the trial.