The man accused of shining a laser at an in-flight helicopter and its crew has had his trial adjourned until Wednesday, Oct. 11.
Javonnie Silburn, 21, has pleaded not guilty to causing harassment, alarm or distress by shining a red laser beam at the police helicopter while it was over East End on the night of April 29, 2015.
Trial was to have resumed this week for the evidence of Police Officer Neil Mohammed, who had been on a hurricane relief mission in Turks and Caicos. However, defense attorney John Furniss explained, the matter had to be adjourned again because of pressure of time. Magistrate Grace Donalds, who is hearing the matter, had another court list, he pointed out. By 2 p.m., when this trial would have continued, there were still cases to be mentioned.
The next convenient date for counsel, the witness and the court was Oct. 11.