Saturday 31 October, 2020

Police arrest man accused of stealing cassava

Police have arrested and formally charged a Christ Church man in connection with a case of Theft.

The incident occurred sometime after 4:00 am, on Friday, October 13, 2017, whilst at Mount, St. George.

He is Roland Romel Layne, 37 years of #2 Edey Village, Christ Church. Layne was arrested and formally charged for the Theft of 80 lbs of cassava - the property of Sundale Trading Company. Layne also faces two counts of Assault.

According to police, sometime after 4:00 am, on Friday, Layne was confronted by two watchmen in a field at Mount, St. George stealing cassava. During the confrontation, Layne made good his escape. The matter was subsequently reported to the police. During the course of investigations, Layne was brought into custody and subsequently charged for the offences.

Layne is expected to appear in the Oistins Magistrates Court tomorrow, Monday, October 16, 2017.

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