Jerome Taylor to go on trial for disorderly behaviour

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West Indies and Jamaican fast bowler Jerome Taylor is scheduled to go on trial Tuesday in the Santa Cruz Resident Magistrate’s Court on charges of disorderly conduct.

is charged with indecent conduct, abusive language, resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer arising from an incident last December in Bull Savannah in the parish.

The cricketer has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

It is alleged that on December 31, personnel from the Junction Police Station went to a bar where Mr. Taylor was a patron.

The police were enquiring about the bar's licence and the establishment's closing hour when the cricketer reportedly became boisterous and started to curse the officers.

When cautioned Mr. Taylor reportedly became more boisterous and while the police were trying to arrest him he allegedly resisted and assaulted a sergeant.
Mr. Taylor spent a night in lock up and was later offered $20,000 bail.