Sophia man accused of theft from Texila

A Sophia man was yesterday granted bail after being charged with stealing $148,000 in items from Texila American University.

Carl Rodrigues, 29, denied the allegation that he, on June 3, at Red Road, Providence, broke and entered Texila American University and stole a $60,000 laptop and an $88,000 visual presenter.

No facts in relation to the matter were presented by the prosecution, however, the court heard that the laptop had been recovered.

Magistrate Sunil Scarce subsequently granted the defendant $80,000 bail and ordered that he return to court on June 16.

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