Saturday 11 July, 2020

Caught in diesel theft video, three make bail

Only one pleads guilty to the laid theft charge following a viral video showcasing persons siphoning fuel from a government vehicle.

The trio went to Holetown Court today, Wednesday, February 13, 2019.

Two members of staff and a former employee of the Ministry of Transport, Works and Maintenance (MTWM) have been arrested and charged, consequently, in relation to the circulation of a video in which they are seen removing diesel from a Government vehicle.

Police arrested and charged Edwin Orlando Clarke, of Thorpeā€™s St. James and Gregg Allan Holder, of Third Avenue, Dash Gap, Bank Hall, St. Michael - both employees of MTWM - as well as Keimar Rasheed Browne, of Mount Tenantry, St. George - a former employee of the Ministry - for the offence of diesel theft.

The three accused appeared in the Holetown Magistrate Court, before Magistrate Wanda Blair, where Keimar Browne pleaded guilty, to the charge and was granted bail, to return to the court on March 29, 2019, for sentencing. Edwin Clarke and Gregg Holder both pleaded not guilty and were granted bail to return to court on June 24, 2019.

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