Popular Jamaican dancehall artiste Andrea Sutherland, Aka “Popcaan” was arrested and taken into custody, following a confrontation with police at Fort James on Labour Day Monday.
It was reported that during the artiste performance on stage, a number of patrons, who were attending show climbed onto the stage. The police, who were there to maintain Law and Order, went on stage to remove the patrons and to protect the artiste. However, while the police were carrying out their duty, “Popcaan” got in the way of the officer, and physically barring him from carrying out his duty.
“Popcaan” was subsequently arrested and taken into custody by the police to prevent any further breach of the peace. He is likely to be charged with Assault and Battery of a Police Officer; Obstructing a Police Officer and disorderly conduct. The incident occurred around 2 Am on Tuesday.