Brigadier Jerry the veteran dancehall deejay’s bail was set for $250,000.00 when he appeared in the Waterbury Superior Court in Connecticut, USA.
A source revealed that he was charged when he appeared in court on November 11 with first-degree robbery, carrying a pistol without a permit, first-degree reckless endangerment, illegal discharge of a firearm, and illegal transfer of a pistol.
It was previously reported that the 62-year-old was at Bertie’s West Indian and American Restaurant playing cards, when he realized that his wallet was missing from his pocket and thought it was stolen, he then left and returned with a firearm and discharged it at the location, but no one was hit.
The police was called and Brigadier was picked up at another location and the police found the loaded gun on him.
Brigadier is the brother of Sister Nancy who is known for ‘Bam Bam’ a hit song and he is also well known for his lyrical clashes with Josey Wales and Charlie Chaplin, “Freedom Street and Jamaica, Jamaica are two of his popular songs.
Brigadier Jerry is out on bail, and he is home with his family and has even performed for some of his fans and thanked them for their undying support.
His wife said she got a lot of calls from his concerned fans, pouring out their love and she managed to put together 10% of the bail money.
He will be going back to court later in this month and if he is found guilty, he could be locked up for at least 3 years. He could be facing a huge legal battle based on the charges.