Friday 18 September, 2020

$1,000 fine for cassava theft

A Christ Church man has been fined $1000 after pleading guilty to stealing cassavas.

Roland Romel Layne, 37, of Edey Village, Christ Church, appeared before Magistrate Elwood Watts in the Oistins Magistrates Court today charged with the theft of 80 lbs of cassava from Sundale Trading Company and two counts of assault.

He pleaded guilty to the theft of cassavas and was fined $1000 to be paid by November 28, 2017, or 6 months in prison.

However, he pleaded not guilty to the two counts of assault and was granted $1500 bail with one surety to reappear in the District ‘B’ Court on November 16, 2017.

As part of his condition of bail, he must report to Oistins Police station twice a week.

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