Survival worker accused of stealing Red Bull

A worker accused of stealing two cases of Red Bull from Survival Supermarket was yesterday placed on $10,000 bail by acting Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry, at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court.

The allegation against Kevon Joseph is that on July 4, at Survival Shopping Complex, Vlissengen Road, Newtown Kitty, he stole two cases of Red Bull, valued $16,400. The stolen items are the property of Parmeshwar Arjune.  Joseph, of 295 ‘D’ Field Sophia, denied the simple larceny charge when it was read to him.

Given a chance to speak, the defendant told the court that he never stole the items.

According to the accused, who was employed at Survival at the time of the alleged incident, he was “pulling the two cases” containing the beverage and they had already been “checked off by the security guard and deh say I guh fuh thief it [the Red Bull].”

Joseph was granted bail in the sum of $10,000. The case was transferred to Court Five for October 18.

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