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The accused burglars. Clockwise from top left: Anthony Williams, Deneka Alexander, Ridge Davis, Ivin Durrant, and Juenaldo Hamilton.

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Five men and one woman were brought before the Serious Offences Court, in Kingstown, on Thursday, charged with stealing EC$26,879 worth of items from two stores in the city.

Police arrested and jointly charged with two counts of burglary, Ivin Durrant, 21, a fisherman of Old Montrose; along with Rose Place residents, Tevin Robinson, 24, fisherman; Juenaldo Hamilton, 19, unemployed; Ridge Davis, 18, student; Deneka Alexander, 20, unemployed; and Anthony Williams, 16, student.

They are charged that between 5:35 p.m. on July 31, 2018 and 5:45 p.m. on Aug. 1, 2018 at Lower Middle Street, they entered the L.A Boutique as trespassers and stole a quantity of clothes and shoes valued at EC$25,204.

According to the charge sheet, the stolen items include clothing, shoes, jewellery, a camera monitor, cologne, a cash register, and cash.

The stolen items are the property of Wendy Bushay of Vermont.

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They are also charged that between 4 p.m. on July 31 and 4:15 p.m. on Aug. 1, 2018 at Lower Bay Street, they stole a quantity of items from Bramble’s Barbershop valued at EC$1,657.

The charge sheet says that the stolen items include soft drinks, blow-dryers, DVDs, and cash, the property of Gideon Thorne of Stubbs.

The accused were not required to plead to the indictable charges when they appeared before Senior Magistrate Rechanne Browne-Matthias at the Serious Offences Court in Kingstown on Thursday.

They were each granted EC$30,000 bail with one surety and were ordered to report to the Central Police Station on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

The accused will also have to observe a 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew.

A preliminary inquiry has been set for Nov. 2, 2018.

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4 replies on “Six charged with stealing $26,900 in items during burglaries”

  1. This is sad. Look at what is happening to the youth of SVG. In the meanwhile, politicians are playing politics. Everyone else is looking to escape the island. This is going to become worse before it gets better.

  2. stop the nonsense !!!!………. now we wanted to blame politicians and gov. for these losers bad choices ??? they need to be locked up with hard labor .

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