Grays man remanded on offensive weapons and police assault charges

A GRAYS man has been arrested and charged with a number of offences involving offensive weapons and police assault.

Joe Benton, aged 20, of Ashley Gardens, Grays was charged with the following.

On 12/07/2018 at Grays assaulted a Detective Superintendent in the execution of his duty.

On 12/07/2018 at Basildon assaulted a constable in the execution of his duty

On 01/09/2019 at Grays had with you, without good reason or lawful authority, in a public place an article which had a blade or was sharply pointed, namely one combat style Black spring loaded lock knife.

On 01/09/2019 at Grays without lawful authority or reasonable excuse, had with you in a public place an offensive weapon, namely one black knuckle duster.

Benton has been remanded in custody until September 18th when he will reappear at Basildon magistrates court.

One Response to "Grays man remanded on offensive weapons and police assault charges"

  1. thurrocksgonedownhill   September 11, 2019 at 3:38 pm

    Clearly a bad apple with no respect for anyone….Bring back execution and rid our streets of these scum.

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