Convicted casino robber gets five years

-co-accused acquitted

While Griffith

Wayne Griffith, one of the men accused of stealing almost $9 million during an attack at the Ramada Princess Hotel casino in April last year, was yesterday sentenced to 60 months in jail after being found guilty of the crime.

While Griffith was found guilty and sentenced, his co-accused, Andrew Blackman, was acquitted at the conclusion of their trial, which was conducted by Principal Magistrate Judy Latchman.

It is alleged that Griffith and Blackman, while being in the company of others and armed with guns, robbed cashiers of $8,951,000, which was the property of the Princess Casino, on April 29th, 2017, at Providence, East Bank Demerara. A third man, Junior Stewart, who had been charged with the crime, was freed on November 16th after the court found that there was insufficient evidence against him…..

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