Guyhoc Park man denies stealing police radio set
-item misplaced as cops confronted during attempted arrest
Accused of stealing a police radio set, Guyhoc Park resident Ruel Chapman was yesterday granted a bail release after telling a court that he was charged with the crime after he helped lawmen to recover the item.
Chapman appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry and he pleaded not guilty to the simple larceny charge as well as to a count of unlawful and malicious wounding.
According to Prosecutor Gordon Mansfield, on May 17th, ranks from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) headquarters were in Georgetown to make an arrest. However, when they attempted to arrest the person, they were confronted by a group of men. A scuffle ensued and during this time the radio set of a policeman, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.