Bob Marley Grandson Matthew Prendergast On Gun Charge

The grandson of reggae legend Bob and Rita Marley, MATTHEW Prendergast, has been slapped with a gun charge resulting from an altercation with a security guard at the Bob Marley Museum on Hope Road in St Andrew.

He is alleged to have pointed a gun at the security guard on April 5, during an altercation at the museum premises.
He is charged with illegal
possession of a firearm and assault at common law.

Yesterday, Prendergast was
offered $200,000 bail when he appeared before Judge Martin Gayle in
the High Court Division of the Gun Court.
Prendergast, 25, is a musician
reportedly based between Miami and Jamaica. 
He is to surrender his travel documents as part of his bail condition.
A September 24 date has been set for trial.
β€œWe are happy that we were able
to get bail today and we are confident that when the matter comes to
trial in September that Matthew will be vindicated,”
He is the son of Sharon Marley and FIFA referee instructor Peter Prendergast.
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