Cook found guilty in eye poking incident

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Dave Anthony, a former line cook at Blue Waters Hotel has been convicted for injuring his former boss on the job, an incident that resulted in (him) Anthony also being fired.
Anthony, who pleaded not guilty in the High Court before Justice Keith Thom, was found guilty by a jury which heard that he became defiant when his boss told him to return to his work station. He is scheduled to be sentenced on July 14.
According to the prosecution’s case, led by Shannon Jones-Gittens, on January 2, 2015, Anthony was assigned to work on the grill in one of the restaurants but the executive sous chef found him in the main kitchen.
The cook was ordered to return to his station and to remain there to execute his duties. However, he told the chef, Juan Gil Tapia, not to give him give him orders and more so, not to tell him anything.
The victim testified that Anthony then pushed his finger in his face, into one of his eyes.
A medical report indicated that as a result of this the chef suffered a laceration, bruising and some haemorrhaging in the eye.

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