Sunday 7 June, 2020

Stolen items reportedly found at alleged shop breaker’s home

The Westmoreland police have charged a 29-year-old man in relation to an incident of shop breaking and larceny in Bethel Town in the parish on Saturday, February 4.

The accused has been identified as Andre Jones, otherwise called ‘Black Boy’, of Leamington in the parish.

Reports are that after locking up her shop in the town about 7.30 pm on Friday, February 3, the shopkeeper returned to find that culprits had removed board from the side of the establishment and stole electronic equipment, liquor and cash from inside the building.

A report was made to the police, and on Saturday, March 7, an operation was conducted at Jones’ home, where some of the stolen items were reportedly found.

He was arrested and subsequently charged.

His date for appearance in court is being finalised by the police.

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