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Bounty Killer Freed, Deejay’s Firearm Charges Dropped

Dancehall legend Bounty Killer was today freed of a gun charge and several other related offenses.

Killer, real name Rodney Pryce, and his co-accused Calis Bowen both appeared in the High Court Division of the Gun Court today to answer to the charges.

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The prosecution drop the case against the two men citing inconsistency in the reports from the complainant and a senior police officer.

After leaving court, Bounty Killer took to Twitter to celebrate his legal victory.

“To god be the glory they just can’t keep a great man down finally one more obstacles cleared thanx 4 all the showers of prayers from all my Family Fans and Friends Visa is a must now fa dem and not Visitors either One Alliance Word!!!” Bounty Killer tweeted.

Bounty Killer and Bowen, who was a police officer back then, were arrested and charged with assault and illegal possession of firearm in September, 2007.

According to police reports, Bounty Killer and his entourage including his co-accused assaulted an off duty police officer during a road raged incident on St. Lucia Avenue in New Kingston.

 
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