The police have arrested and charged a man with wounding with intent following an incident in Lucky Hill, St. Mary yesterday.
Charged is 35-year-old Delmar Hinds of Lucky Hill St. Mary.
Reports are that about 12:05 a.m., Hinds reportedly confronted a 17-year-old boy whom he accused of committing a crime; an argument developed between the teenager and Hinds.
Hinds allegedly used a machete to chop the boy in his head severing his right ear.
The police were summoned and Hinds was subsequently arrested and charged.