27th May 2020

Man charged with possession of a knife in Bridgwater

A man arrested in Bridgwater in the early hours of Tuesday 22 March has been charged with possession of a knife. 

Jemall Rixon, 22, of Bridgwater, appeared before Taunton Magistrates today (Wednesday 23 March).

He admitted the charge and was bailed with conditions, including an overnight curfew monitored by electronic tag, pending an appearance before Taunton Crown Court in April. 

Police investigations continue after dozens of incidents of criminal damage to vehicles in the Bower estate area of Bridgwater in the past week. 

Anyone with any information can get in touch with officers through the police’s online form, www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/contact-us, or by calling 101, quoting reference 5216058470. 

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or through their website www.crimestoppers-uk.org. They never ask your name or trace your call.