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Police officers had to 'run for their lives' after man allegedly sets 2 pit bulls on them

- Investigating officers were responding to domestic dispute @ home of accused Aubrey Daniel
Aubrey Daniel of Duffs Bottom, Tortola has been charged with assault on police, failure to register dogs and reckless and negligent act. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Investigating Officer Constable Shamelle Matthew said the close proximity of the police cruiser was a welcome sight when two, seven-foot brown and black pit bulls with ‘muscles’ were allegedly let loose by Aubrey Daniel of Duffs Bottom, Tortola, and instigated to attack officers responding to a domestic dispute at his home.

“It was so frightening to me, all now my heart racing just thinking of it. Thank God the police vehicle was there,” he said at the start of the trial at the Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday February 12, 2020.

He said during the ordeal on June 17, 2018, his only thoughts were “run for my life, or I will die.”

Officer Matthew testified that before the defendant ran to his dogs, he told the officers, “If all you don't come out in my place today, I will let go my dogs on all you.”

Similarly, Officer Carlton Saunders, who was also responding to the dispute, said: “We had to run, we were in fear for our lives.”

The Armed Response Unit was called for backup after which they arrested and charged the defendant with assault on police, failure to register dogs and reckless and negligent act.

Domestic dispute

The officers said the defendant’s wife called the police station to make a report that her husband was in breach of a protection order she had against him.

Officer Matthew said the crux of the matter was that the Virtual Complainant (VC) said she bought some building materials to renovate her section of the house she shared with her husband.

She resided to the front and her husband towards the back of the same dwelling home.

On that day, the defendant decided to renovate the house in her section with the materials without her consent.

When the officers arrived at the scene, the defendant was spotted inside the house not far from his wife and overheard what was being said.

The defendant subsequently fled to his section but blurted out that the house belonged to him, and his wife is pregnant again with his child because she came to his side of the house.

He also reportedly said the protection order she spoke of had expired.

The trial is expected to continue on February 25, 2020.

Michael Maduro is representing the defendant during the criminal proceedings.

64 Responses to “Police officers had to 'run for their lives' after man allegedly sets 2 pit bulls on them”

  • Struppzzz (13/02/2020, 08:29) Like (7) Dislike (34) Reply
    Man and wife melee. Woman you call police over stupidness. It has so many other family disputes more serious than this. You sense when the Devil busy.

    On a separate note, a lot of people stirs up issues to get innocent ones in trouble. The saying is really true: a chain is as strong as its weakest link. Look for the weakest link in your life.
    • Yellow trousers (13/02/2020, 11:49) Like (8) Dislike (5) Reply
      Very Stone Age mumble jumble load of BS-have you never heard of domestic violence, perhaps stop in at the
      FSN in Road Town at educate yourself.
      • Struppzzz (13/02/2020, 13:30) Like (5) Dislike (3) Reply
        Man and wife melee. Yellow trousers, she went to his side of the house even though there was a court order on him to stay away frpm her. It's man and wife melee. Obviously the order was not in her favor anymore as she wanted ...

        Tell me where you see domestic violence in this? Like her blog below says marriages and relationships have trials and tribulations. 3rd parties ought to keep out.
  • Ha. (13/02/2020, 08:32) Like (38) Dislike (3) Reply
    Lol again pregnant damnn
    • Peaches (13/02/2020, 09:57) Like (17) Dislike (4) Reply
      I was saying the same thing. Well sa! dem living separate, but still finding the time to visit each other. smh! First I thought he was beating her.
      • Power money hungry hounds (13/02/2020, 19:35) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
        I see this woman working hard by the laundry opening and closing this laundry .the amount of clothes i see she doing .if course she could take care of her family
        • lol (13/02/2020, 21:10) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
          Doing laundry mean you can take care of a family?????? Well this is It! LMFAO
          • dumb ass (13/02/2020, 22:58) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
            Yes it is it is a job it pays .just like u are payed here to blog
          • Bring your frousy clothes to wash (13/02/2020, 23:06) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
            What are u tryin to say isnt it a job
          • haters (17/02/2020, 18:10) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
            You even know what the woman have to go thru. . No but u here talkin all kind of bull i bet u cud neva step in her shoes doe
    • lmao (13/02/2020, 10:06) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
      like WTFFFF
    • Reply (13/02/2020, 10:16) Like (17) Dislike (16) Reply
      She is married she can have as many kids as she wishes
      • COULD BE A PROBLEM (13/02/2020, 12:55) Like (23) Dislike (6) Reply
        @Reply,
        YES SHE DEFINITELY CAN, ONCE THEY CAN TAKE CARE OF ALL THOSE CHILDREN WITH NO STRESS TO THE GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITY. CHILDREN ARE VERY EXPENSIVE TO TAKE CARD OF.
        • Curry goat (13/02/2020, 23:02) Like (2) Dislike (8) Reply
          All was born right t here and no stress on immigration for time we need to be talking about all those persons that get status here.
      • Forward ever Backward never (13/02/2020, 15:36) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply

        @Reply
        You can have as many kids as you wish when you can take care of them. If you have to be @#%^^ up people for help that's not an option.

        • kishmet (13/02/2020, 20:07) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
          I take care of my children u all is the ones hounding the government to pave roads and put your children through schools
          • To kishmet (14/02/2020, 12:42) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
            But didn't you beg the district rep for the 3rd a few years ago and blasted him cause he refused to help you????
    • dumb ass (13/02/2020, 18:53) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      The incident took place in 2018 cant u read
  • She (13/02/2020, 09:06) Like (19) Dislike (1) Reply
    sorry but there was no need to get the police involved. If he wanted to fix her side of the house big deal. Darn, pregnant again.
    • Two Years Ago (13/02/2020, 10:22) Like (4) Dislike (3) Reply
      That was two years ago, child here long time. The story states that he took her material to fix HIS side of the house. Anyway you look at it, poor drama.
      • Slim Jim (13/02/2020, 13:38) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
        Actually, its says: "On that day, the defendant decided to renovate the house in HER SECTION with the materials WITHOUT HER CONSENT." [emphasis added]

        While he may have had good intentions, their dispute apparently was still ongoing as well as an active restraining order. He was in the wrong anyhow you looked at it. Then he made it worse by setting dogs on the responding officers? sigh... how stupid can one possibly get?
      • not what the story said (13/02/2020, 13:48) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
        "On that day, the defendant decided to renovate the house in her section with the materials without her consent."

        he was using the materials for her side
  • HAHAHAHHA (13/02/2020, 09:15) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    THE MAN SAY IS HIS HOUSE...………………………….. LOOK JOKES...………………
  • HAHAHAHHA (13/02/2020, 09:15) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    THE MAN SAY IS HIS HOUSE...………………………….. LOOK JOKES...………………
  • believe (13/02/2020, 09:17) Like (11) Dislike (4) Reply
    Those two will be right back on good terms again. Her pregnancy hormones was just off balance that day. Women you know when you are pregnant, your hormones be out of whack sometimes. One day you are ok and the next you are in a bad mood.
  • voter of the 6 (13/02/2020, 10:01) Like (14) Dislike (6) Reply
    Well Well this woman is forming a political party how much more she needs to reach thirteen.
  • Protection order but... (13/02/2020, 10:07) Like (15) Dislike (1) Reply
    "his wife is pregnant again with his child because she came to his side of the house." Wait what???
  • hog city (13/02/2020, 10:14) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    He is a good man but just needs anger management skills
  • What! (13/02/2020, 10:28) Like (9) Dislike (2) Reply

    Pregnant again? For a rasta woman she's just pure drama....smh...Aubrey shoulda know what he was getting into with a woman who have soooo many children.

    • to what (13/02/2020, 14:44) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply

      Well they are 2 peas in a pod cause he have a whole basketball team in St. Thomas that he run leave and now started a new team with little miss drama here. 

      • His rock children (13/02/2020, 19:11) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
        Well his team in st thomas is so good that they have to bring in his big time basket ball player son to win their game. He couldn't run from his children in st thomas who are grown men and women and have children of their own . Keep off our father.
  • Boy Aubrey (13/02/2020, 10:56) Like (3) Dislike (5) Reply
    You know what you were singing up for.
  • Dangerous Dogs Act (13/02/2020, 11:01) Like (10) Dislike (11) Reply
    Why doesn't the BVI have a dangerous dogs act, banning certain breeds known to attack even if unprovoked?
    Pitbull's are known to be unpredictable- imagine one escapes and mauls a child, or anyone for that matter. We need to update our laws! For the police's sake too!
    • Gage (13/02/2020, 17:53) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      Majority of the time it's the owners that encourage that type of behavior & because certain breeds like pitbulls are more eager to please their owners they are more susceptible. I've always had pitbulls and never had any aggression issues.
    • YOLO (16/02/2020, 18:47) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      That is pure foolishness how yu goin to ban something that aint goin stop. Worry about the drivers/riders that does be doing stupidness on the road
  • Yow (13/02/2020, 11:18) Like (22) Dislike (3) Reply
    Is like everytime i see this woman she pregnant one in one out
  • Kishmet Brooles Daniel (13/02/2020, 11:22) Like (17) Dislike (14) Reply
    Hi as I could remember three tears ago where our vehicle turn up in an accident where another news company wrote a story about me we rolled twelve times and fell 160 feet down my husband my self and these children u are all here talking about and survived I could recall thinking back on the second roll in this vehicle about what people blogged and said about me and taught my life have ended or my children would have all died but god moved mountains and made everything possible that we are still here today . So your blogs today is meaningless to me because in my father's book I am looking good.. I have not wasted anytime to read your blogs because real people do real things fake people have to hide behind false names to blog. If i blog i put my name so u can see who exactly is speaking . I blog on facebook not news sites . This situation was last year and they are many marriages and relationships where people go true trials and tribulations this is what strengthen relationships some are in the open while others are behind close doors it is sad to see the level of love we have for each other and how low we think about each other . Dont waste your breath and count my children they are bless and destin to do great things .many of you should know they are many persons in . This earth and world wish they could have had children trying to get or some are aborting them I am thankful for everyone of my children . . Dont waste time speaking about my life story .take time out put down your phones and other devices and read the bible and learn about how god favors persons like my self see about what he says about persons that quiver is full and also how he speaks about the fruit of the womb . I have no time to stoop to your level Bob Markey says it's a foolish dog barks at a flying bird and also I want to thank all the bloggers for their blogs your energy makes me stronger .lmao
    • Slim Jim (13/02/2020, 13:41) Like (5) Dislike (3) Reply
      Gotta respect this
      And her... she used her real name and said it like it is
    • To kishmet (13/02/2020, 14:40) Like (15) Dislike (4) Reply
      Honey darling, you claim that the blogs are meaningless to you, BUT YET, here you are writing an entire chapter.....poor you LOL
    • God not god (13/02/2020, 17:03) Like (4) Dislike (4) Reply
      Why did you capitalise Bob Marley's name (though a typo) and have God's name in common letters.

      I will keep reminding people to give God the respect He deserves...everything said is meaningless when people use common letters..."god" is an idol "God" is supreme.
      • kishmet (13/02/2020, 19:18) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
        I can put god in common letters when u call tbe name that is when u capitalize it what u says dont make sense remember god comes in many names .
      • Steve (13/02/2020, 19:42) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
        @ God not god...you have serious issues my boy. Not everyone believes in your god. Squash this already! See, again trying to force your ideas down people's throat, which always causes arguments. People will worship who they want, and don't need your approval...DANG!
  • Suga (13/02/2020, 11:22) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    If yall would READ!!! you would see that this is since 2018 that this happened and not yesterday. Geezeeeeee
  • Daughter (13/02/2020, 11:24) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    This was two years ago oh lkease
  • Horse Sense (13/02/2020, 11:53) Like (27) Dislike (1) Reply
    "... two, seven-foot brown and black pit bulls with ‘muscles’... "
    7 foot... Are we sure they weren't Clydesdale horses?
  • father (13/02/2020, 11:58) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    YOUR ENGLISH IS VERY POOR AND YOU NEED TO GO BACK TO ENGLISH SCHOOL
  • I SAY (13/02/2020, 12:12) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    Stay out of married folks drama.
  • lol (13/02/2020, 15:46) Like (10) Dislike (1) Reply
    LMAOOOOOOOOO dawgggggggg is how them make it seem buh 7 ft dogs........ lmaoooo two lil mutt like real mutts that does run from yuh lmaoooo
  • lmao (13/02/2020, 15:46) Like (5) Dislike (3) Reply
    First I will say he was wrong to sic the dogs on anyone. Now I will say, he caught a case and a hit in his pockets. I don’t understand why people is freaking out about this. If she want to have 20 kids that is on her. Stay out of the love birds or any other married couple drama. At the end of the day, they will be just fine.
  • ??????? (13/02/2020, 17:14) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    7 foot dogs? The S**t is not funny but, I would be KIKIing if I had seen grown man scattering from barking dogs. That should be the weekly cartoon.
  • people please (13/02/2020, 20:40) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    She is just one of those women that love giving birth. I give birth to two children and you could not pay me a million dollars to give birth again. 20 hours of intense back pain with the girl and 38 hours of side pain like a fire was being lit and burning out my right side with the boy. Those boys does tear you up before they are born.
    • @ people please (13/02/2020, 22:27) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Facts!!!!... and I have two boys. We have to respect her for that sah!
  • I am so blessed by kishmet (13/02/2020, 22:57) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
    Sorry that has happened to u my dear but I had no problem with the ten pregnancies I every delivered at home ten minutes and I am through with no pain or no complications
    • @Kidhmet (14/02/2020, 09:06) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      All I can say is bless your heart girl. Some women don’t have labor pains and they give birth very easy, some women suffer in labor pain for hours. I have 2 and I can still remember what the pain felt like. If I could chew through raw glass to ease my labor pain I would have. Good luck to you and if you want to have 15 kids, that is your rights.
  • people please (14/02/2020, 06:55) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    All of u who comment on these children ,shame on u God is not to be mocked .the husband needs to conduct himself well.
  • YOLO (16/02/2020, 18:44) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Das good for them police need stay outta people place
  • Mr Shovels (17/02/2020, 14:42) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    A 7 foot dog?? I think that might have been a bear...


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