Fisherman remanded over break and enter thefts

A fisherman was yesterday remanded to prison on charges of breaking and entering and larceny in which it is alleged that he stole a total of $460,000 in cash and items.

Devon Herbert Clarke, of 91 Garnett Street, is alleged to have broken and entered StrataGold Guyana Incorporated between January 20 and January 27, 2017, at Middle Street, Georgetown and stolen $300,000, a $60,000 iPod and a $19,000 Plum phone.

A second charge was read to Clarke which stated that between March 25 and March 26, 2017, he broke and entered

the Cuban Embassy in High Street, Kingston and stole a 32’’ flat screen television, valued at $66,833, and a $15,000 gas cylinder.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges after they were read by Magistrate Judy Latchman in Georgetown.

Meanwhile, Terrence Jordan and Walter Charles, both vendors, were read separate charges alleging that between March 25 and March 26, at High Street, Kingston, they received from Clarke the 32’’ flat screen TV, knowing same to have been stolen or unlawfully obtained.

Jordan, 27, and Charles, 41, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Magistrate Latchman granted Jordan and Charles their release on $70,000 bail each, while Clarke was remanded to prison.

All the matters will be called again on May 8.

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